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Professor Christoph Schmidhammer Deutsche Bundesbank University of Applied Science

Main areas of teaching

  • Microprudential banking supervision
  • Bank management
  • Quantitative methods
  • Business administration


  • A4-2 Fundamentals of banking and financial services supervision
  • V1-1 Bank management
  • V2-1 Analysis of financial statements
  • V5-1 Basel Capital Accord
  • W5  Financial Econometrics

Curriculum vitae

  • Trained as a car mechanic
  • Studied business administration at the University of Regensburg, including a period of study abroad at University College Dublin.
  • Consultant for banking and network business at the Bavarian Association of Cooperatives (Genossenschaftsverband Bayern e.V.), Munich; responsibilities included holding business workshops on controlling in banks; providing credit cooperatives with support in the areas of risk management, ratings and MaRisk, and implementing Basel II in credit cooperatives in Bavaria.
  • Research assistant in the Department of Business Administration, specialising in financial services, Professor Klaus Röder, University of Regensburg; responsibilities included teaching classes on decision theory, capital market management, financial management and selected case studies on financial services.
  • Awarded PhD by the University of Regensburg. Title of doctoral thesis: Essays on Index Product Pricing
  • Lectured financial mathematics and overall bank management at the “Akademie Bayerischer Genossenschaften”

Research interests

  • Market microstructure (ETFs, certificates, futures markets, indices)
  • Operational risk
  • Banking
  • Product pricing