Research at the Chair of Financial Data Analytics aims to meet the highest academic standards while simultanously producing practically relevant results. Our research results have been published in leading international journals and have received numerous awards in the past.


In addition, we have a large number of collaborations with industry partners, especially in the financial services sector. In the past we have received funding for our research from various institutions such as state ministries, the German Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) and the European Commission (EU).  


Our research focuses on three main areas, which are described in more detail below.

Research Areas

Business Intelligence und Big Data Analytics

Analysis and processing of large and heterogeneous data sources to extract useful information to support decision making in the financial sector. Analytcal methods including data, text and topic mining are used (quantitative-empirical and design-oriented research).

Financial Analytics

Development and Execution of Digital Business Strategies

Research on the strategic use of digital technologies in the financial industry (esp. FinTech) and corporate finance functions, and the role of IT architectures for digital innovation and transformation (qualitative empirical case study research).


Foundations of Research Metholodology

Conceptual and methodological foundations for the rigorous development of theoretical contributions in the form of analytical (esp. taxonomies) and design-oriented theories (theoretical-conceptual research).