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
  • Classes taught at  MASTER:ONLINE Logistics management at Stuttgart University
    • Process management and quality management
  • Classes taught at the Verwaltungsakademien Köln, Stuttgart and Trier:
    • Introduction to Business Informatics
    • Practical training with Standard application software
  • Classes taught at the MBA Service Management jointly offered by Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Kundendienstverband Deutschland e.V., Aachen Institute of Applied Sciences e.V. and Research Institute for Operations Management at RWTH Aachen University
    • Process and Quality Management
  • 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)
  • Editorial Board Member of the Journal "Product: Management & Development"
  • Editorial Board Member of the Journal "Produção"
  • 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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