Information Systems at the
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Prof. Dr. Kathrin Möslein
Innovation - Value Creation
Prof. Dr. Freimut Bodendorf
Services - Processes - Intelligence
Prof. Dr. Michael Amberg
IT Management - Project Management

The Institute of Information Systems as part of the FAU Business School is an aggregation of three main research fields: 

  • information systems as an enabler for innovation and value creation, cooperation, and leadership
  • enabling strategies, solutions, technologies and IT systems for service industries such as commerce, retail, logistics, healthcare, tourism, education, and industrial services
  • business information technology and IT management 

Each Research field is represented by an own chair. Combined, more than 40 junior and senior researchers are part of the Institute of Information Systems.

The institute is particularly active in cooperating with international academic partners, like the Advanced Institute of Management Research (AIM), London Business School (LBS), Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hochschule St. Gallen (HSG), Imperial College London, Queensland University of Technology, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), and UC Berkeley.

Furthermore, there are many cooperations between the Institute of Information Systems and  partners from a wide range of industries, including Accenture, Adidas, BMW, Datev, Deutsche Telekom, EOS, Hexaware, IBM, Puma, SAP, Siemens, Spreadshirt, and many more.