Prof. Dr. Karl-Rudolf Rupprecht
ECTS credit points
| Partners |
University of Huddersfield, UK
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), European campus
University of the Aegean, Greece
|Capacity (per year)|
19,900 € plus study fees
|Possibility of income tax deduction|
Our faculty members combine an understanding of current best practice in global business theory with an immersion in the practical issues of today’s global corporations through their research and consultancy projects. They have backgrounds in both research and in applied fields, incorporating both aspects into their teaching.
Alava Pons, Vicente
Managing Director and Regional Head for Aviation, is responsible for DVB Bank's aviation finance activities in the Asia/Pacific region. DVB offers structured finance, aircraft investment (i.e. SLB), aircraft asset management and aviation advisory and research solutions to airlines, lessors and investors.
Vicente joined DVB in 2003 from Lufthansa German Airlines where he had been responsible for all aircraft and asset finance related activities of the Lufthansa Group mainly arranging tax enhanced lease products such as JOLs, US O-FSC and QTE leases for Lufthansa and related companies including regional partners such as Air Dolomiti and Eurowings. He was also responsible for the financial aspects of aircraft purchase and operating lease agreements for the Lufthansa Group. Before joining Lufthansa he had spent a year with Spectrum Capital, a small boutique arranger with an exclusive advisory mandate for British Airways.
Vicente started his professional career in 1993 at Bayerische Landesbank where after a short period with Corporate Finance he quickly moved to the Aircraft Finance Department of the bank and worked on, amongst others, the first ECA financing of Airbus aircraft in which all three portions of the financing were underwritten solely by Bayerische Landesbank. In total Vicente brings more than 20 years of aviation finance experience and more than 23 years in banking/finance experience to DVB. He holds a Masters Degree in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Duisburg.
Supervisor and air traffic controller with proven enterprise risk management, project management and leadership skills in several projects during his professional work and studies. Deutsche Flugsicherung DFS GmbH
Borggreve, Prof. Drs. Adrian
Former Professor at Saxion University of Applied Sciences, Deventer, The Netherlands. Areas of expertise include Negotiation Skills, Conflict Management, Research Methods and Intercultural Management.
Graml, Prof. Dr. Regine
Haag, Dr. Karlheinz
Head of Financial Management & Accounting / Lufthansa Global Business Services GmbH
Hubbard, Dr. Nick
Principal Lecturer and Head of Logistics, Transport & Tourism Department of Logistics, Operations and Hospitality Management | University of Huddersfield
Kraus, Dr. Andreas
Michalski, Prof. Dr. Tino
Professor at University of Applied Sciences Frankfurt. Areas of expertise include International, Strategic, Innovation and Technology management.
Papatheodorou, Prof. Dr. Andreas
Rieck, Prof. Dr. Christian
Professor at University of Applied Sciences Frankfurt. Areas of expertise include Finance, Economics and Game Theory.
Ruff-Stahl, Dr. Hans-Joachim
Researcher, policiy maker and strategist at the Ministry of Defense. Trained fighter pilot, licensed airline transport pilot and flight engineer. Assistant Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Areas of expertise in safety, safety management system, human factors, security, strategy.
Schaefer, Dr. Christoph
Adjunct Lecturer at Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences. Teaching and research focus on Aviation Law and legal questions of Logistics.
Schneider, Prof. Dr. Swen
Corporate Culture (Business Communication, Organizational Leadership and Business Ethics) expert and Journalist
Validi, Dr. Sahar
Senior Lecturer of Logistics and Supply Chain Management in the Department of Logistics, Operations and Hospitality Management University of Huddersfield
Walton, Dr. Robert O.
Robert O. Walton Appointed Executive Director of European Operations for Embry-Riddle Worldwide (Europe) and Associate Professor, College of Business
Warnock-Smith, Dr. David
Wegener, Prof. Dr. Kerstin
Bar exam. Vice President Legal and Political Services, Lufthansa Cargo AG.
Weissenrieder, Caprice Oona
Research Coordinator and Research Associate "Human Resources and Organisation" of the faculty of business and law at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences. Areas of expertise include Gender topics, in particular women in leadership positions; Leadership; HR; Academic writing and research
Werner, Prof. Dr. Peter
Wörner, Heike Catrin
Global Innovation Manager at DB Schenker Logistics. Areas of expertise include strategic airline management, airport management and traffic management. She is completing her Ph.D. in the research area of service innovation.
Ziegler, Prof. Dr. Yvonne
Professor at University of Applied Sciences Frankfurt, director of the MBA Aviation and Tourism Management, former dean of the faculty of Business and Law. Areas of expertise include Aviation Management, Marketing, HR, and Intercultural Management.