If you are interested in a seminar place, please send an email with your name, matriculation number, course of study, and semester number to Jenny Jakobs
Application deadline: 13.10.2023
5/2023 | The article "What determines FinTech success? A taxonomy-based analysis of FinTech success factors", written in cooperation with researchers from Leibniz University Hannover, has been published in the journal "Electronic Markets". The paper presents a taxonomy of success factors of FinTech business models and a classification of corresponding archetypes.
The paper, published as an open access publication, is freely available through Springer.
5/2023 | In the summer semester of 2023, the department offers the Master's seminar "Digital Innovation and Design Thinking", led by visiting Professor Balaji Rajagopalan, Ph.D. (Northern Illinois University, College of Business). The interdisciplinary, project-based seminar is positioned at the intersection of digital innovations, design thinking, and entrepreneurship, aiming to impart the skills demanded by today's businesses, non-profit organizations, and government agencies.
Our dedicated students have focused on conceptualizing and implementing innovative digital innovations. In doing so, they demonstrated their ability to systematically apply the knowledge they have learned about digital innovations and design thinking.
This seminar emphasizes the central importance of digital innovations and creativity techniques in the context of the current digital transformation of economy and society. The seminar prepares our students to take a leading role in shaping the digital future.
3/2023 | The Digital Finance Forum set up by the German Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) prepared the roadmap "Digital Financial Market Germany 2030" [pdf, 320KB], which outlines a catalog of various suggestions on how to succeed in increasing the future and competitiveness of Germany as a digital financial center in Europe.
For more information on the event, please visit the BMF website.
Prof. Dr. Jan Muntermann has been appointed as a member of the Digital Finance Forum of the Federal Ministry of Finance since 4/2022.
1/2023 | Prof. Dr. Robert Gregory (University of Miami) offers the PhD seminar "Phenomenon-driven Theory Development" in the summer semester 2023. The seminar will take place June 19-22 and is primarily for doctoral students at Augsburg University. More information about Prof. Gregory can be found here.
Due to a limited number of participants, there will be an application process. If you are interested in a seminar place, please send an email with your name and the respective chair to Dennis Metzler.
Application deadline: 31.03.2023
1/2023 | Prof. Dr. Balaji Rajagopalan (Northern Illinois University) offers the master seminar "Digital Innovation and Design Thinking" in the summer semester 2023. The seminar will take place from May 15-22 and is aimed at master students of the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Augsburg. Further information about Prof. Rajagopalan can be found here.
Due to a limited number of participants, there will be an application process. If you are interested in a seminar place, please send an email with your name, your course of study and a current overview of grades to Jenny Jakobs.
Application deadline: 30.04.2023
1/2023 | In the summer semester 2023, Prof. Dr. Jan Muntermann is in a research semester. This results in an adjusted course offering.
The following courses are offered in the Bachelor and Master program:
- Bachelor: Wirtschaftsinformatik II (lecture, exercise, exam)
- Master: Elektronischer Wertpapierhandel (exercise, exam), Digital Innovation and Design Thinking (seminar)
4/2022 | The paper "Replication of design theories: Reflections on function, outcome, and impact" has been accepted for publication in the Information Systems Journal. The paper is the result of research with Professor Alfred Benedikt Brendel from TU Dresden.
4/2022 | The newly established Chair of Financial Data Analytics hased started its research and teaching at the Faculty of Business and Economics in the summer term of 2022.