Dr. Rainer Esser is CEO of DIE ZEIT and Managing Director of DvH Medien GmbH. He studied law in Munich, Geneva and London. He continued his studies in the United States with a Master of Law at
the University of Georgia before receiving his final degree in 1986. After graduating from the German School of Journalism (Deutsche Journalistenschule) in Munich, he worked as a lawyer for
various law firms.
Since 1989 he also holds a PhD in International Law of the University of Regensburg. From 1989 -92 he served as Editor in Chief at Bertelsmann International in Munich and eventually joined
Munich-based Spotlight Publishing House (Spotlight, écoute, ECOS and ADESSO) as Managing Director. After serving as Managing Director of Main-Post Publishing House in Würzburg in the late
nineties he started his current position as CEO of DIE ZEIT in 1999. In 2011, he also took on the role as Managing Director of DvH Medien GmbH.
What Do (Creative)
Industries Expect from Art Schools? Was erwartet die Kreativwirtschaft von Kreativhochschulen?