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Graduation ceremony September 2017

During the graduation ceremony 2017 at the University of Liechtenstein on Friday, September 29, 2017, 98 graduates of the University of Liechtenstein received their degree certificates and 4 doctorates were awarded. The ceremonial address on this special occasion was given by Dr. Alexander Putzer, CEO of the Raiffeisen Privatbank Liechtenstein. In addition, awards for outstanding achievements were presented.

 

Rector Dr. Jürgen Brücker


Rector Dr. Jürgen Brücker, together with the academic directors and doctoral advisors, presented the graduates with their degrees in architecture and economics. In his welcoming speech, Jürgen Brücker emphasised: “The presentation of the degree certificate is a recognition of knowledge acquired, skills gained and commitment to society. I am convinced that you have made good use of the many opportunities for personal development and meeting interesting people, so that your values and knowledge will ultimately have a positive effect on society as a whole.”

 

Principal speaker Dr. Alexander Putzer

The principal speaker, Dr. Alexander Putzer, emphasised: “With the completion of your studies at the University of Liechtenstein, you have created the best prerequisites for a great start to your professional lives. With this foundation, many doors will no doubt be open to you, and many opportunities will present themselves. However, it is up to you to use these opportunities and to not rest on your laurels. Life can only offer you a real opportunity – whether you recognise it and what you make of it is entirely up to you”

Outstanding achievements

A total of six graduates were awarded prizes for their outstanding achievements from Liechtenstein companies and associations.

Prizes in Economics

As in previous years, the Hilti AG foundation for the promotion of young technicians gave awards for the most innovative dissertations from the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes in Economics. The award for the Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration was presented to Desiree Egger, and the prize for the Master’s degree programme IT & Business Process Management went to Kevin Bösch.

The Liechtenstein Bankers Association (LBV) gave awards for the best average grades in all the modules of the Bachelor’s degree programme in Business Administration with advanced studies in Financial Services and the Master's degree programme in Finance. These awards went to Lorenz-Kilian Oberdorfer (BSc) with an average grade of 5.5 and to Toni Sandrini (MSc) with the excellent average grade of 8.8.

 

From left to right: Prof. Jan vom Brocke, Martina Hafner Höfle (Hilti AG) und Kevin Bösch

 

From left to right: Prof. Jan vom Brocke, Lorenz-Kilian Oberdorfer und Dr. Hans-Werner Gassner (Bankenverband)

 

From left to right: Prof. Jan vom Brocke, Toni Sandrini und Dr. Hans-Werner Gassner (Bankenverband)

Awards in Architecture

The LIA, the Liechtenstein Engineer and Architects Association, presented awards to the best graduates of the Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes in Architecture. The award for the Bachelor's degree programme went to Anastasia Shesterikova, who achieved an average grade of 5.2. The award winner for the Master's degree programme is Dalal Elarji with an average grade of 5.5.

 

From left to right: Prof. Jan vom Brocke, Anastasia Shesterikova und Mathias Vogt (LIA)

 

From left to right: Prof. Jan vom Brocke, Dalal Elarji und Mathias Vogt (LIA)

 

Doctorates  

Rector Jürgen Brücker and the Vice-President for Research Jan vom Brocke presented the certificates and doctorates to the new doctors, and the themes of the doctoral theses were presented briefly presented.

... in Architecture and Planning

For the first time, a doctorate was awarded in the field of Architecture and Planning: Ariane Ruff was awarded a doctorate for her thesis “Design of space-friendly expansion of renewable energy – developing a process for reviewing energetic space” her doctoral advisor father is em. Prof. DI MAAS Peter Droege.

 

From left to right: Prof. Jan vom Brocke, em. Prof. Peter Droege, Dr. Ariane Ruff und Dr. Jürgen Brücker

... in Economics

The three doctoral theses in Business Economics were all awarded with honours: 
Steffen Harald Schröder received his doctorate “summa cum laude” for his thesis “Leadership in Entrepreneurial Organisational Units”. His doctoral advisor is em. Prof. Dr. Urs Baldegger.

From left to right: Prof. Jan vom Brocke, Prof. Marco Furtner, Dr. Steffen Harald Schröder, em. Prof. Urs Baldegger und Dr. Jürgen Brücker 

 

Felix Schüssler was awarded his doctorate “magna cum laude” for his thesis “Born Globals: Entrepreneurial Strategies for Rapid Internationalization”. His doctoral advisor is Prof. Dr. Dr. Sascha Kraus.

From left to right: Prof. Jan vom Brocke, Dr. Felix Schüssler, Prof. Sascha Kraus und Dr. Jürgen Brücker

 

Sanja Tumbas obtained his doctorate “summa cum laude” for his thesis “Digital Innovation and Rapid Growth in Entrepreneurial Organizations”. His doctoral advisor is Prof. Dr. Jan vom Brocke.

 

From left to right: Prof. Jan vom Brocke, Dr. Sanja Tumbas und Dr. Jürgen Brücker

 

 

Graduates by degree programme


Graduates Bachelor of Science in Architecture

Bachelor of Science in Architecture

Victor Miguel Gelehrter
Manuel Moser
Johannes Xaver Rederer
Christopher Schneeweiss
Anastasia Shesterikova

 

Graduates Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Julia Albinger
Michael Amann
Gregor Braun
Lisa Brotzge
Sarah Dreiling
Magdalena Eggarter
Desiree Egger
Pascal   Foser
Lisa Frühstück
Dmitry Ganzha
Maximilian Hagmann
Rene Hebenstreit
Sophie Anna Hotz
Patricia Ilic
Sarah Madeleine Niederegger
Lorenz Kilian Oberdorfer
Michelle Sadjak
Mathias Schäfer
Patrick Schnetzer
Thomas Schöffler
Saskia Laura Schröer
Linda Spiegel
Selina Stauber
Christoph Martin Wieland
Janine Winisch
Andi Zheng


Graduates Master of Science in Architecture

Master of Science in Architecture

Francisco de Borja Castillo Alberola
Hassan Amr El Ghayesh
Dalal Elarji
Salah Hamzha
Kiera Maria Hintze
Anna Jaimes Camargo
Eva Kukurite
Anastasiia Oksiukovska
Raúl Rivera López
Zita Széplaki

 
Graduate Master of Science in Banking and Financial Management and Graduate Master of Science in Finance

Master of Science in Banking and Financial Management

Georgios Kyrkos

Master of Science in Finance

David Bachert
Laura Hecker
Philippe Heise
Adelya Ishalina
Laurits Louis Kjaergaard
Tassilo Kröker
Ludwig Löhle
Jérôme Mäser
Stephan Natrop
Toni Sandrini
Mirjam Treyer
Manuel Weber


Graduates Master of Science in Entrepreneurship

Master of Science in Entrepreneurship

Peter Maximilian Boruth
Christine Dragaschnig
Giulia Egger
Lukas Thomas Frühstück
Yannick Gächter
Markus Gnann
Maike Franziska Hämmerle
Jascha Reiner Hell
Sebastian René Hermes
Michael Peter Jeschke
Linda Irene Maria Kajuth
Lena Krieten
Victoria Christina Leskovar
Jolanda Lombardi-Mettler
Annika Nielsen
Raphael Oberreiner
Caroline Tamara Roth
Stefanie Rudolph
Lukas Schädler
René Schedler
Sophie Schelling
Moritz Albrecht Ottmar Schleich
Matthias Markus Spiegel
Tobias Stephan
Michael Georg Sulzer

 
Graduates Master of Science in Information Systems

Master of Science in Information Systems

Liene Blija
Kevin Bösch
Lora Vladimirova Delieva
Raphael Ender
Kevin Christopher Flesher
Dan Ghioghiu
Stefan Goldener
Johannes Heinzelmann
Lena Franziska Kaiser
Michael Reiner Kamm
João Carlos Maciel
Ruanda Qamili
Alin Secareanu
Charlotte Wehking
Jochen Wersching

 

Doctoral degree programme in Business Economics

Steffen Harald Schröder
Felix Schüßler
Sanja Tumbas

 

Doctoral degree programme in Architecture and Planning

Ariane Ruff