Prof. Dr. Markus Beckmann, Chair of Corporate Sustainability Management at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) WiSo, recently played a key role in a series of sustainability-focused events in Vietnam. His contributions included acting as the keynote speaker at a two-day workshop in Hanoi, a networking event in Da Nang, and providing his expertise as a conceptual advisor at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City.

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research has launched the Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) to develop solutions to help people and wildlife in southern Africa affected by climate change. Thirteen new projects have now been launched in Windhoek, Namibia. The FAU and Prof. Dr. Kathrin M. Möslein, Chair of Information Systems, in particular Innovation and Value Creation at FAU WiSo, were represented at the conference by Sascha Julian Oks, who introduced the Virtual Regional Pole of Engineering (VRPE) project together with the project leader Prof. Dr. Emidio Silva.

Welcome to the opening of the 2023 summer semester at the Department of Business, Economics and Social Sciences (WiSo) at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg! We look forward to welcoming all new and old students and to accompanying you on your academic path. With summer just around the corner, we hope that you will have a great time at the university and enjoy an unforgettable semester.