Robert Knappe

Dean of Faculty 3, Public Administration, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany


Prof Dr Robert Knappe is the Dean of the Department of Public Administration at Hochschule fuer Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin (Berlin School of Economics and Law, BSEL) and a member of the Rectors’ Conference of the Universities for Public Service in Germany. He joined BSEL as a Professor of Business Administration with special focus on public management in 2013. His academic interest lies in the field of controlling within the public sector.

Before joining BSEL, Prof Dr Knappe acted as Administrative Director for nine years at Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and Berlin‘s State Museum of Modern Art. Having studied Business Administration at Technische Universitaet Berlin (Technical University of Berlin), FernUniversität Hagen (University of Hagen) and the University of California at Berkeley, he additionally holds a state-approved degree in Church Music from the Detmold University of Music.