Prof. Dr. rer. pol. habil.

Georg Herzwurm

Institute of Business Administration
Information Systems II (Software-Intensive Business)


+49 711 685-82384
+49 711 685-82388

Keplerstraße 17
70174 Stuttgart
Room: 5.021

Office Hours

Wednesdays 9:00 clock by appointment and brief presentation of your concern

  • October 1983 - April 1988: Studies of business administration at University of Cologne
    June 1988: Graduation as Diplom-Kaufmann (equiv. to MBA) 
  • June 1988 - July 1992: Doctoral student at the University of Cologne, doctoral thesis on: Possibilities and limitations of knowledge-based systems in Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE)
    July 1992: Graduation as Dr. rer. pol. 
  • October 1993 - June 1998: Habilitation at the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, University of Cologne; topic of the habilitation thesis: Systematic derivation of a set of instruments for a customer-oriented software product development
  • February 1999 - September 2000: Associate professor and interim professor at the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, University of Cologne
  • October 2000 - March 2003: Professor for Business Informatics, esp. Information Systems in Service Industries at the Faculty of Business and Economics, Technical University Dresden
  • Since April 2003: Professor for Information Systems and head of the Department for Information Systems II (Focus on the customer-oriented develpment and commercialization of software-intensive products.) at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Stuttgart
  • Board Member and Cluster Director of "Management of Global Manufacturing Networks" at the Graduate School of Excellence advanced Manufacturing Engineering (GSaME), University Stuttgart
  • Chairman of the expert committee "Management of application development and maintenance" (WI-MAW) of the Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI)
  • Founder and Chairman of the QFD Institut Deutschland e.V. (QFD-ID)
  • Director of the International Council for Quality Function Deployment (ICQFD)
  • Expert member of the Quality Management, Statistics, and Certification Standards Committee (NQSZ) of the German Institute for Standardization (Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V., DIN)
  • German expert member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) technical committee "applications of statistical methods" (TC 69)
  • expert member of Steering Commitee der International Conference On Software Business (ICSOB)
  • Editorial Board Member of the Journal " Product: Management & Development"
  • Editorial Board Member of the Journal " Production"
  • Deputy Managing Director of the Institute of Business Administration of the University of Stuttgart
  • Chairman of Joint Commission Bachelor Information Systems
  • Deputy Chairman of Joint Commission Master Information Systems
  • Chairman Academic Commission Master Information Systems
  • Deputy Chairman Academic Commission Bachelor Information Systems
  • Member of Examination Board Bachelor Information Systems
  • Member of Examination Board Master Information Systems
  • Member Admissions Commitee Master Information Systems
  • Member Senate Commitee - Teaching
  • Board Member and Director of the GSaME (Graduate School for advanced Manufacturing Engineering) Cluster "Management of Global Manufacturing Networks" 
  • Member of the GSaME Examination Board
  • Member of the GSaME Board of Trustees 
  • Member of the GSaME Supervisory Board
  • September 2000: Winner of the international Akao Prize for outstanding contributions to the advancement of QFD
  • August 2001: awarded the honorary membership of the Iran Institute of Industrial Engineering, awarded by the Amirkabir University of Technology, Teheran, Iran
  • September 2017: Honory Advisor of the "Asia Quality Function Deployment Association (AQFDA)"
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