Prof. Dr. Ute Merbecks


Professor Dr. Ute Merbecks, born 1965 in Bochum, began teaching at the Rhine-Waal University in the summer term 2015. In the winter term 2014/15 she worked at the EBC University of Dusseldorf as Professor of Finance and Accounting. Previously for three semesters she has represented the Chair Management Accounting at the University of Siegen.

After studying economics at the Ruhr-University Bochum (completion in 1989 as Diplom-Ökonom) she left the Ruhr-University Bochum in 1994 with a PHD (Dr. rer. oec.). In 2012, she successfully completed her habilitation at the University of Hagen and received the venia legendi for Business Administration.

As part of their professional activities, Professor Dr. Ute Merbecks provided advice in M ​​& A and for family offices.



Areas of Expertise

Coprorate Finance

Capital Budgeting

Management Accounting

Financial Accounting (HGB + IFRS)

Group Control


Current research interests

Financial covenants

Real Estate Industry

Occupational pension scheme