• HIF joined facebook

    HIF joined facebook in May 2014.

    HIF will use the page to increase the active interaction with interested parties. Additionally, events and announcements will be spread via facebook.


    Please visit us on www.facebook.com/HHIFU for more information.

  • ifera 2015

    Ifera 2015 HAMBURG

    The Hamburg Institute of Family Owned Business (HIF) hosts from June 30th 2015 to July 3rd 2015 the IFERA annual conference in Hamburg.

    Please visit the ifera 2015 webpage for more information.


    12th issue of the HIF News released

    The HIF Newsletter named "HIF News - Knowledge for Family Businesses" is issued regularly by the Hamburg Institute of Family Owned Business (HIF). The Newsletter contains valuable information for family business owners and anyone interested in family business Research.

    » Download Newsletter 13(PDF)



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IFERA 2015

HIF hosted the IFERA Annual conference 2015 in Hamburg. From June 30th to July 3rd more than 200 renowned researchers from all over the world attended the academic conference with the theme "Tradition and Innovation in Family Business". More Information and pictures can be found here and on facebook.


About the Institute

Hamburg Institute of Family Owned Business (HIF)

We are an interdisciplinary institute which scientifically explores the economic, business and legal aspects of Family Owned Businesses. The Imagefilm introduces the HIF as well as the Initiators and Founders.