Prof. Dr. Dirk Schiereck studied Economics at Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel. After his graduation he became a research and teaching assistant at the Chair of Business Administration and Banking at Mannheim University where he also finalized his doctoral thesis and his habilitation.
After two years at the Institute for Mergers & Acquisitions of the University Witten/Herdecke he got an appointment by the European Business School for the Endowed Chair of Banking and Finance in 2002. In 2006 he was one of the founding members of the EBS Research Group in Financial Communications. After six years at EBS he moved to Tech University Darmstadt in August 2008 but is still closely related to the school by his honorary position as research fellow at the Real Estate Management Institute.
Prof. Dr. Schiereck is a member of the supervisory board of creditshelf Aktiengesellschaft and BayernInvest Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH.