Institute of Finance, Auditing, Controlling, Taxation (FACT)

Institute of Finance, Auditing, Controlling, Taxation

The Institute of Finance, Auditing, Controlling, Taxation (FACT) bundles the School’s knowledge and expertise in research and teaching in the areas of finance, financial accounting and auditing, controlling and managerial accounting, insurance and risk management, taxation and tax law, as well as business law.

Seven chairs, several honorary professors, and numerous lecturers from different fields are involved. The focus is on a comprehensive scientific foundation as well as an intensive practice-oriented presentation of the teaching content for the Master students.

Head of the Institute


Chair of Finance and Banking Prof. Dr. Hendrik Scholz
Chair of Accounting and Controlling Prof. Dr. Thomas M. Fischer
Chair of Accounting and Auditing Prof. Dr. Klaus Henselmann
Chair of Taxation Prof. Dr. Frank Hechtner
Chair of Insurance Economics and Risk Management Prof. Dr. Nadine Gatzert
Chair of Tax Law and Public Law Prof. Dr. Roland Ismer
Chair of Private Business Law Prof. Dr. Jochen Hoffmann

Affiliated chairs

Chair of Business Administration, Insurance Marketing Prof. Dr. Martina Steul-Fischer
Chair of Public Finance Prof. Dr. Thiess Büttner