ESCP Business School is a state-recognized academic institution according to German law. It is part of ESCP Europe: a transnational school of higher education with campuses in Germany, France, Great Britain, Italy, and Spain. Established in 1819, ESCP Europe is the world’s oldest business school and has educated generations of leaders and entrepreneurs. It is triple-crown accredited (EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB), and welcomes 4,000 students and 5,000 executives from 90 different nations every year across its five urban campuses in Paris, London, Berlin, Madrid, and Torino. ESCP Europe’s true European Identity enables the provision of a unique style of cross-cultural business education and a Global Perspective on international management issues. Through a combination of innovative pedagogy, cross-campus programmes with integrated curricula, and a research-active faculty, ESCP Europe is an essential contributor to the development of a European, cross-national management culture.
ESCP Europe Business School Berlin has vast expertise in social, economic and educational research as well as delivery of business education and pedagogical application of new technologies. Its chair of Business Information Systems (BIS) covers within its research mainly the adoption and diffusion of information systems. The chair of BIS has taken an active role as partner in EU-funded initiatives to open up education such as “OpenScout” and “Open Educational Ideas and Innovations”, “Managing Money” and “ReOpen”. ESCP Europe hosted the biggest event on Open Educational Resources in Germany in 2015 (OERCamp).
ESCP Europe Business School Berlin is particularly interested in the extent to which MOOCs can empower and enhance students and refugees’ skills development and progression. The involved team members’ research focus is related to mobile and ubiquitous information systems, knowledge management, and technology enhanced learning as well as organisational context and individual behaviours and attitudes.
ESCP Europe Business School Berlin contributes with expertise in the area of MOOCs and in excellence higher education learning programs.
- Charlotte Traeger, research associate at the chair of Business Information Systems at the ESCP Europe Business School Berlin, is the local coordinator for MOONLITE.
- Markus Bick, professor of Business Information Systems and Local Academic Director of the Bachelor in Management (BSc).