Prof. Dr. Katja Rade


Prof. Dr. Katja Rade
Teaching areas:

Business Administration, Management and Accounting

Stuttgart Business School
+49 711 8926 2664
Office hours:
By appointment


  • Since September 2020

    President of HFT Stuttgart, University of Applied Sciences 

  • 2017-2020

    President and Managing Director of SRH University of Applied Sciences, Heidelberg

  • 2007-2017

    Professor of Business Administration and Finance at Pforzheim University; Vice Rector Strategic Planning (2015 - 2017); Associate Dean for Finance, Quality Management and AACSB-Accreditation (Pforzheim Business School,  2012-2014); Head of Business Department (2014-2016) 

  • 2001-2007

    Professor of Business Administration and Controlling at Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW)

  • 2000-2001

    Project Manager at Sustainable Business Institute (European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel)

  • 2000-2004

    Doctoral Thesis at Technical University (TU)-Berlin

  • 1987-2000

    Controlling Manager and Operations Control Officer at Lufthansa, German Airlines

  • 1990-1996

    Study of Business Administration at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt (Main)

  • 1984-1987

    Aviation Manager (apprenticeship) at Lufthansa, German Airlines

University Projects


System-Accreditation of SRH University Heidelberg


Establishment and Management of the Institute of Further Education at Pforzheim University


Re-Accreditation of Pforzheim Business School



Accounting in Commercial and Tax Law


  • 2020

    Upcoming in December 2020: Acquisition and Construction Costs of Buildings (§ 6 Abs. 1 Nr. 1 EStG), in Herrmann/Heuer/Raupach, Commentary on the Income Tax Law, Note 290-374.

  • 2020

    Case-Study on Provisions under Commercial law - the VW-Dieselgate-Scandal, in WiSt, 49.Jg., Issue 6, Page 56-59 (Part 1). 

  • 2020

    Solution of Case Study on Provisions under Commercial law - the VW-Dieselgate-Scandal, in WiSt, 49. Jg., Issue 7-8, page 54-62 (Part 2). 


  • 2018

    Genius-Loci-Award (Stifterverband) for Teaching Excellence as Rector of SRH University Heidelberg

  • 2009

    Teaching Award of Pforzheim University