Welcome to the Endowed Chair of Procurement


The Endowed Chair of Procurement (Prof. Dr. Christoph Bode) is engaged in teaching and research activities in purchasing and supply management at large. It aims to be a preeminent management research group impacting the community of researchers, educators, and practitioners dedicated to procurement and the management of the upstream supply chain.

The chair is sponsored by Bilfinger SE, the German Association Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics (BME e.V.), Dietmar Hopp Stiftung, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, Hilti AG, KSB AG, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, SAP SE, SEW Eurodrive, and Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Germany.