Doctoral Program

Funding & scholarships

There are several ways of financing your living expenses during a doctorate. Employment as an academic assistant is the traditional way to finance a doctorate. Employment with a company or a non-university institute is another option for earning money. Furthermore, there is the possibility of being granted a scholarship. For detailed information on your possibilities, please click here.

Funding for international research activities

Doctoral candidates at the Graduate Center of TUM School of Management can apply for funding for international research activities. For more information, please click here or contact the Graduate Center.

Proofreading service

In order to help with the publication process, TUM Graduate School offers you professional and discipline-related proofreading of academic articles in English. For more information, please click here or contact the Graduate Center. IMPORTANT NOTE: TUM Graduate School does not offer a proofreading service for monographies in English or German.

Submitting your dissertation

In order to submit your dissertation, you have to apply in DoCGS for this process. For more information, please click here or contact the Graduate Center.

Publishing your dissertation

You are required to publish your dissertation. The University Library at the Technical University of Munich can help you publish your dissertation quickly and in a high-profile manner. You can choose between a printed book and an electronic publication.

Good scientific practice

The foundation of scientific work is the compliance with the principles of good scientific practice. We provide you as a new academic with extensive information on these principles, which conform to the TUM Code of Conduct for Safeguarding Good Academic Practice and Procedures in Cases of Academic Misconduct of the Technical University of Munich and the corresponding memo of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

Doctoral Defenses

DateNameLocationTimeTitle of Doctoral ThesisListeners for the oral examination
18.12.2019Alexandra Nicola Welzn.n.2:00 pmReasons, Influencing Factors and Pattern of Herbal Medicine Usage in GermanyProfessors of TUM School of Management
11.12.2019Maxim Aleksandrovic Egorov0505.Z1.577Z10:30 amMoral Intuition: A Novel Perspective on Ethically-Oriented Leadership and Ethically-Oriented Leader DevelopmentGeneral public
10.12.2019Jan-Niklas Bartel0505.03.55612:30 amA New Perspective on Managerial Careers: Three Sequence Analyses of Executive Career PathsGeneral public
04.12.2019Marcin Pawel Bartkowiak0505.03.5469:30 amEssays on Audit Failures, Restatements and Audit Market StructureProfessors of TUM School of Management
28.11.2019Philipp Max Hartmann0505.03.55611:00 amProfiting from Artificial Intelligence: Data as a source of competitive advantageMembers of TUM
27.11.2019Sara Bauer0505.03.5044:00 pmDecision making in the Venture Capital and Private Equity IndustryProfessors of TUM School of Management
27.11.2019Robert Alexander Heigermoser0505.03.5202:00 pmEssays on Capital Structure Determinants and Economic Policy UncertaintyProfessors of TUM School of Management
18.11.2019Ulf Steinberg0505.EG.54411:00 amPower in Organizations: Empirical and Theoretical AdvancesGeneral public
12.11.2019Verena Katharina Maria Limbrunner0504.02.4031:00 pmExecutive Compensation: Effects on Risk Taking and Influence of Physical AttractivenessProfessors of TUM School of Management
11.11.2019Bernhard Mohr0504.02.4034:00 pmImproving Consumer Choices using Dynamic Feedback on Digital DevicesProfessors of TUM School of Management
04.11.2019Barbara Stolz0505.03.5043:00 pmEmpirical analyses of investment biases - Lessons from venture capitalProfessors of TUM School of Management
28.10.2019Robert Helmut Baumhof0505.03.54610:00 amEinflussfaktoren auf das energetische Sanierungsverhalten von privaten Ein- und ZweifamilienhausbesitzernProfessors of TUM School of Management
24.10.2019Christian StollChair of Marketing (Prof. Fuchs)9:45 amEconomics of Climate Change: Three Essays on Policy and TechnologyProfessors of TUM School of Management
30.09.2019Hanna Maria Sittenthaler0505.03.5561:30 pmThe Impact of Monetary and Non-Monetary Incentives: An Experimental AnalysisProfessors of TUM School of Management
27.09.2019Laura Marie Lang0505.03.55610:30 amInnovative Mobility Concepts for the Future of Transport: Organizational Strategy and Consumer BehaviorProfessors of TUM School of Management
24.09.2019Christian Uwe Klein0505.03.5203:00 pmSystemic Risk and Contagion beyond the Banking Sector - Empirical Studies on Insurers and Real Sector FirmsProfessors of TUM School of Management
24.09.2019Marcel Maier0505.03.52011:00 amThree Essays on Corporate Governance, Shareholder Activism, and Economic Policy RiskProfessors of TUM School of Management
20.09.2019Per Paulsen0505.03.5391:00 pmCoordination in Multi-Unit Package AuctionsGeneral public
16.09.2019Friedrich Volker Walcher0504.02.4032:00 pmOvercoming the Challenges of Variable Renewable Energy - On Mitigating Risks, Enhancing Value, and Providing FlexibilityGeneral public
02.09.2019Reinhard Christoph Jungnik Freiherr von WittkenERI, Room 20012:00 pmApplying a Process Organization Perspective in the Context of Corporate SustainabilityProfessors of TUM School of Management
02.08.2019Tobias Benedict Hlavka0505.02.5109:00 amAcquisitions in the Information and Communication Technology IndustryBuyer Capabilities, Technology Hype, and Target MaturityProfessors of TUM School of Management
01.08.2019Anna Maria WagenschwanzERI, Room 20011:30 pmThe Power of the Self: Investigating the Identity of Entrepreneurs in Social VenturesProfessors of TUM School of Management & ERI members
01.08.2019Julian Ludat0504.02.4039:30 amEssays on Corporate Venture CapitalMembers of TUM School of Management
26.07.2019Patrick Julian Oehler0505.02.5502:00 pmOrganizational routines, creative projects, and their antecedents - Causal evidence from laboratory experimentsProfessors of TUM School of Management
25.07.2019Sabrina Eich (geb. Lucke)Room M001 at Campus D (Georg-Brauchle-Ring 58)4:30 pmPersuasive communication to promote health and the environmentProfessors of TUM School of Management
17.07.2019Teresa Wanjiku Schuetzeichel0505.03.52010:00 amEssays in Household Financial Capability among Kenyan Households focused on Financial Inclusion and Financial LiteracyProfessors of TUM School of Management
02.07.2019Wiebke Selina Lévy0505.02.5595:00 pmNew perspectives on education technology and performance measurement: Exploring the opportunities and challengesProfessors of TUM School of Management
24.06.2019Alexandra MittermaierERI, Room 20013:30 pmDoing well by doing good: A study of entrepreneurial action for the well-being of othersProfessors of TUM School of Management
17.06.2019Rose Sattari0505.03.53110:30 amThe development of entrepreneurial opportunities - Understanding the nexus between founding teams, opportunity beliefs, and communities of inquiryProfessors of TUM School of Management
13.06.2019Christopher Hellmann0505.02.5599:30 amWirtschaftliche Rechtfertigung der Elektromobilität bei Logistikdienstleistern - Eine theoretische und empirische AnalyseProfessors of TUM School of Management
06.06.2019Christian Mandl0505.01.5032:00 pmOptimal Procurement and Inventory Control in Volatile Commodity Markets - Advances in Stochastic and Data-Driven OptimizationGeneral public
04.06.2019Gunter Glenk0504.02.4032:00 pmEconomics of Renewable HydrogenGeneral public
29.05.2019Sebastian Eckert0505.03.55611:30 amGestaltung und Bewertung von Baukastensystemen für modulare ProduktionsstrukturenProfessors of TUM School of Management
22.05.2019Nadine Bernklau0505.03.55612:00 amEmployee identity: A theoretical and empirical examination of the factors (determinants) influencing the employee’s identity formationProfessors of TUM School of Management
13.05.2019Klaus Härtl0504.02.41811:15 amFostering Sustainability in Times of Aging: Pension Policies and Household Behavior in a Macroeconomic SettingMembers of TUM School of Management
12.04.2019Moritz Fischer0505.03.50411:00 amAcquisition of new technology firms - Pioneering advantages and disadvantages of sellers and buyersGeneral public
10.04.2019Patrick Höflinger0505.03.50410:00 amMulti-Method Essays on Innovation in High-Technology FirmsProfessors of TUM School of Management
11.03.2019Rebecca PrellerERI, Room 20013:00 pmThe Entrepreneurial Team Journey: Collectively Exploring the Venture’s FutureProfessors of TUM School of Management & ERI members
05.03.2019Eric Zimmerling0505.02.55912:00 amEssays on Innovation and Knowledge ManagementProfessors of TUM School of Management
27.02.2019Florian BotzlerSeminarroom Chair of Forest Economics (Prof. Moog)9:30 amVerkaufsbereitschaft von Landwirten für biogene Ressourcen - Einflussfaktoren auf das Entscheidungsverhalten bei Verkauf von Grünlandaufwuchs in DeutschlandProfessors of TUM School of Management
11.02.2019David Nienaber0503.01.35510:00 amBedeutung und Schutz von Geschäftsgeheimnissen im MittelstandProfessors of TUM School of Management
06.02.2019Dariush Tavaghof Gigloo0505.Z1.532Z9:00 amEssays on dynamic production and safety stock planningProfessors of TUM School of Management
29.01.2019Kiryo Abraham0505.02.55912:30 amTechnologiesprünge in der WertschöpfungsketteProfessors of TUM School of Management
29.01.2019Harsman Tandilittin2908.05.5019:30 amEthics and Corporate Social Responsibility of the Tobacco Industry in IndonesiaProfessors of TUM School of Management
18.01.2019David Reetz0505.01.5599:00 amEmbracing uncertainty: A study of organizational search and structureProfessors of TUM School of Management
14.01.2019Gian-Marco Kokott0505.Z1.536Z2:30 pmEquilibrium Bidding in Ex-Post Split-Award AuctionsProfessors of TUM School of Management
14.01.2019Jan Gogoll0504.02.40310:00 amExperimental and Normative Ethics: The Case of Autonomous CarsProfessors of TUM School of Management

Doctoral Candidates’ Representation

Karina Konieczny+49 (89) 289 -
Tobias Kalsbach+49 (89) 289 -


  • Janine Rothenburger
    Grade Management, Doctoral Program
  • Phone +49 (89) 289 25033
  • Fax +49 (89) 289 25070
  • Room 1566
  • E-Mail
  • Office hours

    By appointment
    Out of Office: 29.11.2019 - 03.12.2019 | 23.12.2019 - 01.01.2020
    Responsibilities: registration to list of doctoral candidates, DocGS, submission of doctoral thesis, proofreading service, internationalization grants, certificates

  • Stephanie Roas
    Program Manager, Doctoral Program
  • Phone +49 (89) 289 25080
  • Fax +49 (89) 289 25070
  • Room 1545
  • E-Mail
  • Office hours

    No appointments required:
    Tue 09:00-12:00 and
    Wed 13:30-16:30
    November 27, 2019: No office hours
    December 3, 2019: No office hours
    Responsibilities: program management, project management

  • Skype-Account (only during office hours, only text chat possible)