Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - School of Business and Economics

Chair of Entrepreneurial and Behavioral Decision Making


The Chair of Entrepreneurial and Behavioral Decision Making concerns itself with applied questions such as entrepreneurial decisions, innovation decisions and decisions in change processes. It conducts basic research on the genesis and explanation of human decision making based on economic and mathematical psychology, on behavioral economics and on philosophy. It also deals with the experimental analysis of human decision making and with questions of experimental design. A further research focus is on quantum mechanics/quantum decision making and different utility concepts (happiness research).

The chair is held by Professor Dr. Christian D. Schade.

The chair is located at Spandauer Straße 1, third floor. Admin. office room 302.



  • Publication:
    Schade, Christian D. (2022): Does Physics Allow for Free Will? Proposing a Novel Type of Psychophysical Experiments Testing the Multiverse Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics. Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 8 (1), 65-82. (free access link)
  • Prof. Schades office hour in the summer term 2023 is mondays from 16.30 hrs. to 17.30 hrs. in room 300. Please register by contacting Ute Ottenbreit.
    Please note that there will be no office hour on April 24, 2023.
  • Prof. Schade will be on sabbatical in the winter term 2023/24. During the sabbatical, the Chair will not be offering any lectures or tutorials. Master theses will be supervised, bachelor theses will not!
  • For capacity reasons, Professor Schade is not currently accepting new doctoral students. If you are interested in the doctoral programme of the Berlin School of Economics, you will find further information here:

    Acceptance to this program does not guarantee supervision by Professor Schade!

  • Professor Schade is also currently not available for mentoring functions within the Berlin StartUp stipend or similar programs.