HSE Honorary Professor since November 25, 2005.
Born in 1959, Franz Hubert graduated from the Department of Political Science (1982) and the Department of Economics (1986) of the Free University of Berlin. During 1986-1998, he worked as researcher and lecturer at the Free University of Berlin; from 1999-2000 he was professor at the Technical University of Berlin, and since 2000 he has been professor at the Humboldt University.
Professor Hubert has made a huge contribution to the development of contacts between the HSE and German universities and to building the HSE's international reputation. Professor Hubert has been instrumental in establishing a double-degree programme between the HSE and the Humboldt University in Berlin. He not only initiated but was one of the key organisers of the 22nd Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association, a prominent academic event hosted by the HSE in 2005.