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

Institute of Finance, Auditing, Controlling, Taxation

The Institute of Finance, Auditing, Controlling, Taxation (FACT) brings together the School’s knowledge and expertise in research and teaching in the areas of finance, insurance, risk management, internal and external accounting, auditing, controlling, taxation and tax law.

Various chairs, assistant professors and lecturers from these disciplines are part of the Institute. The Institute aims to enable students to gain in-depth academic knowledge while maintaining close links to practice through collaboration with a range of partners.

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
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