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Foundation of the Business and Science Alliance Koblenz: Prof. Korflesch from Koblenz in board of directors

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On 21st September, the Business and Science Alliance Koblenz (Wirtschafts- und Wissenschaftsallianz Koblenz, WWA Koblenz) will be founded. WWA Koblenz is a union of academia, chambers, communes, and companies. The University of Koblenz-Landau is not only part of the alliance; Prof. Dr. Harald von Korflesch is also member of the board of directors.

The alliance aims to intensify the dialogue between science, economy and society in northern Rhineland-Palatinate. With five universities distributed over eight sites, the region around Koblenz is densely populated with academic organisations. They include not only the University of Koblenz-Landau, but also the University of Applied Science Koblenz, the Philosophy and Theology College in Vallendar, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, and the College for Public Administration in Mayen.

Together with the Minister for Scientific Affairs Rhineland-Palatinate, Prof. Dr. Konrad Wolf, and the major of Koblenz, Prof. Dr. Joachim Hofmann-Göttig, members of the alliance will initiate its foundation on 21st September 2016. Sociology professor Dr. Nico Stehr will give an invited lecture. Being the future vice-president of the University of Koblenz-Landau, Prof. Dr. Harald von Korflesch (who is also Director of the Central Institute for Scientific Management and International transfer and member of Institute WeST) will be a member of WWA’s board of directors as of October 2016.

Further details about the Business and Science-Alliance at


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