Mercator School of Management


Since October 14, 2005, the 350th anniversary of the opening of the ancient Duisburg university, the Duisburg Faculty of Business Administration has been established as a fully fledged business school named „Mercator School of Management (MSM)“. Teaching more than 3,000 students, MSM is one of the largest colleges of the university. 24 full professors and an academic staff of more than 90 teach undergraduate and graduate courses within a general BA track and specialized Master tracks in:

• Accounting & Finance
• Management & Marketing
• Supply Chain Management & Logistics
• Telecommunications Management
• Business Analytics

In addition, MSM also offers graduate studies in business and economics leading to the German doctoral degree (Dr. rer. oec.) and professorial qualification(Habilitation). Details of programs and courses are published in
the Course Catalogue (Personal- und Vorlesungsverzeichnis) and on the website:
The faculty has a strong international reputation based on its research and publications. It conducts research seminars, organizes international conferences, and publishes working papers and book series. Moreover, the faculty cooperates with several renowned national and international businesses and economic research institutes, especially with the RWI in Essen, which is one of the leading economic research institutes in Germany. The faculty is engaged in applied research on management techniques and international economics, cooperates with renowned companies, and advises national and European policy makers.

All MSM study tracks are accredited by AQAS, one of the most recognized German accreditation agencies. Moreover, MSM became a member of AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; - in 2009, and is pursuing its accreditation.