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Prof. Dr. Evelyn Korn, Vice President for University Culture and Quality

Portait of Prof. Dr. Evelyn Korn, full-time Vice President for University Culture and Quality
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Prof. Dr. Evelyn Korn has been full-time Vice President for University Culture and Quality since 18 February 2022. The six-year term ends on 17 February 2028. Re-election is possible.

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2016-2022: Vice President for Student Affairs, Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • Since 2020: Director Science, Foundation for Innovation in Higher Education
  • 2018: Ars Legendi Prize for Excellent University Teaching of the Stifterverband and the German Rectors' Conference
  • Since 2004: Full Professor of Economics, Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 2004: Habilitation in Business Administration, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
  • 1999-2004: PostDoc/Assistant Professor, Chair of Managerial Accounting, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
  • 1999: Ph.D. in Economics, Universität Dortmund
  • 1994-1999: Assistant to the Chair of Microeconomics, Universität Dortmund (Visiting Reseacher at Stockholm School of Economics and Sun Yat Sen Institute for Social Sciences, Acedmia Sinica Taipeh)
  • 1994: Diploma in Mathematics, Universität Dortmund

Professional Service (Selection)

  • since 2019: Member of the Standing Committee of the German Rector's Conference on Digitization
  • since 2019: Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Family Affairs at the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
  • 2018-2022: Chairwoman of the board of directors of the Center for Teacher Education
  • 2018-2020: Project chairwoman"Digital gestütztes Lehren und Lernen in Hessen"
  • 2008-2016: Programme Head, Master of Science in Economics and Institutions
  • 2010-2013: Head of “EcoSkills - Economic and Business Softskills”, a key-qualifications training centre, funded by the European Social Fund
  • 2010-2012: Member of Marburg University’s Senate
  • 2005-2009: Chairwoman of the Faculty’s Examinations Board
  • 2004-2009: Member of the Faculty’s Programme Development Board
  • 2005-2007: Personal Tutor for Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes

Research Interests

  • Family Economics
  • Institutional Economics of the Ancient World
  • Organizational Design and Incentive Theory