Compliance Officer of the University of Münster
The Compliance Officer advises the Rectorate on ways to further develop the compliance structures at the University of Münster so as to enhance their preventative efficacy and avoid regulatory violations.
As the head of the WWU Compliance Office, responsible for addressing compliance-related matters on behalf of all WWU employees, the Compliance Officer works to anchor and raise awareness of the topic of compliance in all areas of the University.
Education and academic career
Secondary school and university study
Year Activity 06/1974 High school diploma (Abitur) from the Musisch-Pädagogisches Realgymnasium für Mädchen in Salzburg 1974 - 1979 Undergraduate degree in economics at the University of Innsbruck 05/1979 Master’s degree in economics (Mag. rer. soc. oec.)
Year Activity 05/1987 Doctoral degree (Dr. rer. soc. oec.) with distinction (summa cum laude) conferred by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Economics of the University of Innsbruck for a dissertation on the theoretical underpinnings of Austrian monetary policy
Post-doctoral study (habilitation)
Year Activity 1992 Conferral of authorisation to teach economics by the University of Innsbruck for a habilitation on the European Monetary Union
Year Activity 1979 - 1982 Research assistant at the Institute of Economics at the University of Munich (Prof Dr Frank E. Münnich) 1982 - 2000 University assistant, university lecturer (1992), associate professor (1994), and finally extraordinary university professor (1997) in the Department of Economics at the University of Innsbruck (Prof Dr Karl Socher) 1993 Visiting scholar in the Economics Department of the Austrian National Bank, Vienna, at the invitation of President Maria Schaumayer 1995 Participation in the International Visitor Program (USA) at the invitation of the US government 1994 - 2000 Visiting professor at the Université Robert Schuman Strasbourg as part of the programme Diplôme d´Études Supérieures Spécialisées 1997 - 1998 Substitute university professor of economics at the University of Münster (chair: Prof Dr Dieckheuer) 2000 - 2021 Professor of economics at the University of Münster (WWU); at the same time, managing director of the Institute for Co-operative Studies (since April 2021, university professor, ret.) 2004 - 2005 Spokesperson for the Conference of Economics Professors 2005 - 2006 Dean of the School of Business and Economics at the University of Münster 2006 - 2008 Vice-Dean of the School of Business and Economics at the University of Münster 2008 - 2010 Vice-Dean of the School of Business and Economics at the University of Münster (responsible for finances) 2014 - 2020 Dean of the School of Business and Economics at the University of Münster 2015 - 2020 Spokesperson for the Deans of the University of Münster since 05/2021 Compliance officer of the University of Münster