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Frankfurt am Main, 04.09.2018 12:00:00

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung recognises Professor Dr Philipp Sandner as one of the most influential economists in Germany. Professor Sandner is head of the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. The center was founded in 2017.

In the ranking, Frankfurter Allgemeine examines media appearances, the impact on politics  and the effects of scientific research. Finally, the newspaper assesses, who “left a mark in public and research“.For the first time, Professor Sandner was included in the list of the 100 most important economists, rank 30.


„I am very happy to be honoured in this way. One could also say, that the topic I represent – the blockchain technology – is more and more being recognised. That is good news, since this technology will revolutionise the financial sector. Therefore, today, academia, companies, media and politics need to investigate this topic intensely“, says Professor Sandner.

Professor Dr. Nils Stieglitz, President of Frankfurt School, sees the business school´s track confirmed. Professor Sandner is listed as one of  the most influential economists in the Frankfurt Allgemeine Zeitung ranking. This shows precisely, “that Frankfurt School addresses future topics successfully, both as a university and as a partner for businesses and society in change processes:“

Since founding the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center, numerous conferences, publications and media reports have proven the academic and public interest in the topics  blockchain, crypto assets, digitisation and entrepreneurship.