Prof. Dr. Alexander Mädche

Full Professor and Chairperson, Chair of Information Systems IV


Visitor address: L15, 1-6 Room 422/423, 68131 Mannheim, Germany

Phone: +49 621 181-3606, Fax: +49 621 181 3627

Email: maedche(at)

Office hour: by appointment only

Postal address: Schloss, 68131 Mannheim, Germany


Prof. Dr. Alexander Mädche is full professor and chairperson of the Chair of Information Systems IV, Enterprise Systems (ERIS) at the Business School, University of Mannheim. Since 2010 he is academic director of the Mannheim & Tongji  Executive MBA Program at Mannheim Business School gGmbH. In 2011, Prof. Mädche became managing director of the new Institute of Enterprise Systems (InES) at the University of Mannheim.

Focus of the research work of Prof. Mädche is the development and use of enterprise systems (ES). His research topics cover ES development with emphasis on software product management and product design as well as Web platforms. Furthermore, in the area of ES use one of his key research areas is the investigation of people-centric enterprise systems from an empirical-theoretical and design-oriented perspective.

Alexander Mädche studied business engineering (computer science / operations research) at the University of Karlsruhe from 1994-1999 and received a PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) from the University of Karlsruhe in 2001. In the time frame of 2001 to 2003,  Alexander Mädche was head of a research group for knowledge-based systems at the Research Center for Computer Science (FZI), University Karlsruhe. In 2003, Alexander Mädche moved to the industry. He became manager of the business intelligence group at the Corporate Sector Information Technology of the Bosch Group in Stuttgart. In 2006, he moved to SAP AG in Walldorf and became Vice President Product Management within SAP technology group.



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