Profile - Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Stephan Kippes
Studies of Economics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich with the focus on Industrial enterprises taught by Professor Heinen and Professor Kirsch, as well as on planning taught by Professor Kirsch.
from 1990 to 1994: staff member of the globally working central unit for PR and Market Communication (ZOA) of BASF AG in the field of market communication / corporate identity.
from 1991 to 1995: PhD as Dr. rer. pol. Subject of the dissertation: "Negotiation processes between enterprises and administrations in the field of environment protection, with special consideration of residual pollution". 1996 reward for the dissertation: Research Prize of the University of the German military forces (Bundeswehr).
since 1994: Deputy Director of the Association of German Real Estate Agents (Ring Deutscher Makler) RDM, Regional Federation of Bavaria and of the RDM-Bayern GmbH - Institute for Real Estate Market Research and Vocational Training (Institut für Immobilienforschung und Berufsbildung); since 1995: Managing Director.
1995 - 2003: Activity in the advisory committee of the Munich-based Real Estate Trade Fair "IMMOFAIR" of the Messe Munich GmbH.
from 1995 to 1999: Member of the Examination Committee for "Qualified Agents and Officers for Housing and Real Estate Business" (Fachwirt der Grundstücks- und Wohnungswirtschaft) of the Chamber of Commerce for Munich and the Upper Bavaria.
1995 - 2005: editor in chief of the real estate magazine "Bayern Aktuell" of the German Real Estate Society RDM Bayern.
1995-2001: part-time lecturer at the Munich University of Applied Siences for the course of studies: Real Estate Business.
from 1996: executive officer of the IVD-Institute Institute for Real Estate Market Research and Vocational Training
from 1996 to 1998: Member of the advisory committee of the Expo Real of the Messe München GmbH.
since 1998: part-time lecturer at the Fachhochschule Nürtingen. Name of the lecture: Real Estate Agencies (Maklerwesen).
from 1999: Professor for real estate marketing and real estate agencies at Nuertingen-Geislingen University
member of the board of editors of the “Journal for Real Estate Economics” which is published by the Association for Real Estate Research (GIF)Forschung (GIF)
Member of the jury of the German Real Estate Marketing-Award
2004/2005: Sabbatical in Sydney
from 2005: Editor in Chief of the magazine „Real Estate Professional“ („Immobilien Professional“) of the German real estate asscoiation IVD-Süd
from 2006: Member of the jury of „Immo-Idea“ Award
from 2009: Head of the jury of the German Real Estate Marketing-Award (http://www.hfwu.de/immobilien-marketing-award )
from 2010: he is annually publishing the German wide empirical survey “MARKTMONITOR IMMOBILIEN” (http://www.marktmonitor-immobilien.de ) with the real estate site IMMOWELT