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Details for Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences - University of Cologne

Participant Status

Advanced

Type of Organization

University

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate, Doctoral

Institution is part of

University of Cologne

Location

Cologne, NRW, Germany

Website

http://www.wiso.uni-koeln.de/

Sign Up Date to PRME

03 Oct 2014

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

10 Aug 2016

Sharing Information on Progress (2016)

Sharing Information on Progress - View Report

Period Covered: Jan 2013 to Jun 2016

The WiSo Faculty considers the following recent developments as indicative of its commitment to ERS:
»» Foundation of the Chair for Business Ethics in 2010
»» Start of the annual IWP lecture series on global challenges in the fall term of 2010/11
»» Endowment to recruit two professors in Business Ethics
»» Introduction of a mandatory course in “Business Ethics” for the Faculty’s biggest bachelor programme (the B.Sc. in Business Administration) from the fall
term of 2015/16 onwards

Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

Ethics, responsibility and sustainability activities (ERS):
Mandatory and optional courses in Business Ethics
ERS contents in other courses
International service learning (students engage in projects in Africa and South America)
Lecture series on global challenges (e.g. Institute for Economic Policy)
Local chapters of international student organisations (e.g. OIKOS, ENACTUS/SIFE)
German Turkish University
"Student Forum for Integration and Education" (students visit local schools offering coaching and support to pupils with an immigrant or non-academic background)
Voluntary work of scholars of the Cologne Graduate School (informing high school students from a non-academic background about the opportunities and challenges of pursuing higher academic education)
World Business Dialogue by OFW (largest international student-run business convention)

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

Ethics, responsibility and sustainability activities (ERS):
ERS research in major research areas (Design and Behavior, Demography, Economic Policy)
Institute of Energy Economics (EWI)
Professorships in Business Ethics, Energy Economics, Social Policy

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