Prof. Dr. Jens Dibbern

Director of Information Engineering Unit, Professor at the Institute of Information Systems

+41 31 684 87 39 (Sekretariat)
+41 31 684 38 89 (direkt)
Postal Address
Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik
Abteilung Information Engineering
Muesmattstrasse 27
CH - 3012 Bern
2015 Research stay (4 months) at HEC Montreal, Department of Information Technologies, Canada
2012 - 2014 Head of the Department of Business Administration, University of Bern
Since 2009 Full Professor for Information Systems at the University of Bern
2009 Preservation of the venia legendi at the University of Mannheim
2004–2009 Assistant Professor at the University of Mannheim, Department Information Systems
2003 Ph.D. in Business Administration
1999–2003 Research Assistant at the University of Bayreuth (Business Administration Research Center for Small and Medium Sized Firms)
1999 3-month Visiting Scholar at the University of Houston, Texas, USA, C.T. Bauer College of Business, Department of Decision and Information Sciences
1994–1998 University of Ludwig and Bayreuth-Maximilian University of Munich. Degree: Equivalent of M.B.A. (Dipl. Kaufmann) Majors: Finanace and Banking, Taxes and Corporate Public Accounting, Information Systems
1992–1994 HypoVereinsbank AG, München: Apprenticeship as Banker ("Bankkaufmann")
1991–1992 German Armed Forces
1992–1997 Several Internships at Siemens AG in Erlangen (Germany), Toronto (Cananda) and Milwaukee (USA)

Bachelor's Degree Courses

  • Business Process Management (until 2013)

  • Knowledge Management Systems

  • Proseminar Information Systems

  • Bachelor-Thesis Colloquium

Master's Degree Courses

  • Information Resource Management

  • Cases Information Resource Management

  • Information Systems in the Service Industry

  • Projectseminar E-Business

  • Seminar: Platform-based Collaboration and Coordination

  • Master-Thesis Colloquium

Doctoral Student (Ph.D.) Courses:

  • Theoretical Empiricism
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Information Systems

Executive Teaching:

  • From the Sourcing-Decision to Vendor-Management

Overview on courses offered in English

  • IT-Outsourcing, Business Process Outsourcing, Offshoring
  • Enterprise Systemsoftware
  • Platform Ecosystems
  • IT-Supported Collaboration
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Publications on Google Scholar.

Senior Editor Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS) (since 2016, formerly AE since 2013)
Senior Editor MIS Quarterly Executive (MISQE)   (since 2016, formerly AE since 2013)
Department Editor Business & Information Systems Engineering (BISE)  (since 2017, formerly AE since 2013)
Editorial Board Journal of Business Economics  (since 2015) 
Editorial Board Asia Pacific Journal of Information Systems (APJIS)  (since 2015) 
Associate Editor MIS Quarterly (MISQ)  (2009 - 2012)
Senior Editor ACM Sigmis Database  (2006 - 2016)
Co-Editor Information Systems Frontiers Special Issue on Information Systems Sourcing (2008)