Professor Dr. Stefan Stein is Member of the Board of Governors for the University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE).

Prof. Dr. Stefan Stein, born on May 24, 1965, was the Rector of UE from 2015 to 2018 and was unanimously elected by the Senate.

In 2006, he was appointed full-time professor of finance and asset management and has now been working for the university in various functions for more than fourteen years, including vice-rector academics and founding dean of the department of economics.

The passionate banker conducts research in the fields of FinTech, SME financing, risk management and banking regulation. His expertise has been published in studies of federal ministries, banks and insurance companies. He holds a doctorate in management & economics and was managing director of the renowned Research Institute for Banking and Finance at the Ruhr University Bochum for more than 13 years. He is member of the supervisory board of the medium-sized consulting firm Moore Stephens Naust AG and at Shanghai Polytechnic University a member of the university council.