Research Centres

To enhance as well as strengthen the interconnectedness of the different institutes devoted to Family Business research we want to give peer institutes the opportunity to introduce themselves. By presenting the work of peer institutes we seek to realize synergies and lay a foundation for cooperation.

Interested parties are welcome to contact us or the respective contact person of our peer institutes.

 

 

IfG Münster - Institute of Cooperative Research

The Institute of Cooperative Research is part of the Center for Applied Research in Economics at the University of Münster (CAWM).

The Institute of Cooperative Research fosters interdisciplinary research as a vital success factor by tradition. 

Head of Institute
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Theresia Theurl
Contact information
www.ifg-muenster.de

Friedrichshafen Institute for Family Entrepreneurship

Are listed companies short-term and family businesses long-term oriented? Are family businesses focusing on trans-generational value creation whereas listed companies focus on quick gains?

We address ourselves to this kind of questions. 

Head of Institute
Dr. Ursula Koners
Contact information
http://www.zu.de/english/chairs/FIF/profil.php

ifm Mannheim - Chair of Small and Medium Sized Companies and Entrepreneurship

The ifm Mannheim is part of the Management chair at the Business School of the University of Mannheim and focuses on research about small and medium sized enterprises and entrepreneurship. 

Head of Institute
Prof. Dr. Michael Woywode
Contact information
http://www.ifm.uni-mannheim.de/

EMF Institute – The Institute for Entrepreneurship, Mittelstand and Family Business (EMF) at the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR-Berlin)

The EMF Institute is an interdisciplinary institute and part of the Berlin School of Economics and Law. The EMF focuses on family businesses, small and medium-sized business, entrepreneurship, and corporate succession research. 

Head of Institute
Prof. Dr. Birgit Felden
Contact information
http://www.hwr-berlin.de/en/research/institutes/emf/

CFB - Center for Family Business

The CFB-HSG is part of the University of St.Gallen. The CFB is an international centre focusing on research, teaching, and executive education in the context of family firms. 

Head of Institute
Prof. Dr. Thomas Markus Zellweger
Contact information
http://www.cfb.unisg.ch/en?sc_lang=de

FoFamU - Research Center for Family Enterprises

The Research Centre for Family Enterprises was founded in 2011 as interdisciplinary research centre of the University of Bayreuth. The Research Centre for Family Enterprises is a Think Tank comprising 18 different chairs for the exploration of various topics relevant to family enterprises of different size. 

Head of Institute
Prof. Dr. Kay Windthorst

Prof. Dr. Knut Werner Lange

StB Prof. Dr. Rolf Uwe Fülbier
Contact information
http://www.fofamu.de/en/