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Besides their involvement in teaching, many employees carry out research projects concerning several aspects of Management Accounting.

Here you can get an overview of the current research projects.

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At the Forschungskolleg ACCESS! eleven chairs of the RWTH University will carry out research concerning sustainable mobility systems.


At ARP2, we evaluate the cost-effectiveness and process chains of repair patches for FRP components.

Management Accounting for Demographic Change

Against the background of demographic change the chair of Management Accounting develops a computer-based program to estimate future staff requirements.


The DFG-Ramp-Up Management focuses on the period between the completion of the product development and the achievement of the aimed capacity utilization.

Econometric Modeling

Empirically modeling and understanding of consumers' purchasing decisions for different vehicle types based on external factors and socio-demographic status.


Concept with charging options in the public parking area in combination with connected mobility and customer requirements.


Ways to integrate requirements on vehicle, traffic, energy and users.


Analysis of customer needs concerning the development of vehicle-, traffic- and business model requests.


In the sub-project Floodsearch the research interest lies on flood events.

Fortschrittskolleg "Verbund.NRW"

Examination of new value-added architectures based on innovative composites.



Industry 4.0

Investigation of competencies that will be required by mechatronics technicians in the future in order to master the new technological challenges of networking, automation and the digitization of production systems and the associated complexities.

Information sharing and sabotage

Gaining an insight of how people make decisions and how they can be motivated is the goal of our experiments.


KIC EIT RawMaterials

The team of KIC EIT RawMaterials deals particularly with six Knowledge and Innovation topics, which guide the interactions between the various actors across the whole value chain.

MaCoCo - university chair’s Controlling

The aim is to develop a software solution for university chairs to facilitate their management and accounting.


Development of a business model with consideration of a CSR Guideline.


Within the scope of SOGNO, marketable services are thus developed and tested, which ensure long-term intelligent network operation.

Behavioral Negotiation Research

We address factors that influence people’s negotiation behavior and negotiation outcomes.