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
22.04.2020Lirike Neziraj0505.03.52010:30 amThree Essays on Post-Financial Crisis Banking Supervision Programs in the European UnionProfessors of TUM School of Management
04.03.2020Stephanie Katja Rehbock0505.Z1.577Z10:00 amLeader and Follower Perspectives on Leadership, Identity, and Career Requirements - Empirical Evidence from the Academic ContextGeneral public
18.02.2020Anne Greul0505.01.55910:00 amThe role of knowledge in the creation and evaluation of radical product ideas - Empirical studies in the 3D printing and automotive industryProfessors of TUM School of Management
12.02.2020Hannes RuschChair of Business Ethics (Prof. Lütge)1:00 pmCoordination, Cooperation, Collaboration - Three Studies on Human Capacities for CoactionGeneral public
05.02.2020Christoph Konrad Otto LinglChair of Marketing and Consumer Research (Prof. Roosen)9:15 amWirkungsweise des EU-Schulobst- und Gemüseprogramms auf den Obst- und Gemüsekonsum von Grundschulkindern in BayernGeneral public
09.01.2020Szymon Janusz Albiński0505.EG.5342:30 pmAnalytics for Shared Mobility and Transportation SystemsGeneral public
DateNameTitle of Doctoral Thesis
18.12.2019Alexandra Nicola WelzReasons, Influencing Factors and Pattern of Herbal Medicine Usage in Germany
16.12.2019Julian Christopher HackingerSource-Dependent Preferences: Theory and Applications
11.12.2019Jan-Niklas BartelA New Perspective on Managerial Careers: Three Sequence Analyses of Executive Career Paths
09.12.2019Maxim Aleksandrovic EgorovMoral Intuition: A Novel Perspective on Ethically-Oriented Leadership and Ethically-Oriented Leader Development
04.12.2019Marcin Pawel BartkowiakEssays on Audit Failures, Restatements and Audit Market Structure
28.11.2019Philipp Max HartmannProfiting from Artificial Intelligence: Data as a source of competitive advantage
27.11.2019Sara BauerDecision making in the Venture Capital and Private Equity Industry
27.11.2019Robert Alexander HeigermoserEssays on Capital Structure Determinants and Economic Policy Uncertainty
18.11.2019Ulf SteinbergPower in Organizations: Empirical and Theoretical Advances
12.11.2019Verena Katharina Maria LimbrunnerExecutive Compensation: Effects on Risk Taking and Influence of Physical Attractiveness
11.11.2019Bernhard MohrImproving Consumer Choices using Dynamic Feedback on Digital Devices
04.11.2019Barbara StolzEmpirical analyses of investment biases - Lessons from venture capital
28.10.2019Robert Helmut BaumhofEinflussfaktoren auf das energetische Sanierungsverhalten von privaten Ein- und Zweifamilienhausbesitzern
24.10.2019Christian StollEconomics of Climate Change: Three Essays on Policy and Technology
30.09.2019Hanna Maria SittenthalerThe Impact of Monetary and Non-Monetary Incentives: An Experimental Analysis
27.09.2019Laura Marie LangInnovative Mobility Concepts for the Future of Transport: Organizational Strategy and Consumer Behavior
24.09.2019Christian Uwe KleinSystemic Risk and Contagion beyond the Banking Sector - Empirical Studies on Insurers and Real Sector Firms
24.09.2019Marcel MaierThree Essays on Corporate Governance, Shareholder Activism, and Economic Policy Risk
20.09.2019Per PaulsenCoordination in Multi-Unit Package Auctions
16.09.2019Friedrich Volker WalcherOvercoming the Challenges of Variable Renewable Energy - On Mitigating Risks, Enhancing Value, and Providing Flexibility
02.09.2019Reinhard Christoph Jungnik Freiherr von WittkenApplying a Process Organization Perspective in the Context of Corporate Sustainability
02.08.2019Tobias Benedict HlavkaAcquisitions in the Information and Communication Technology IndustryBuyer Capabilities, Technology Hype, and Target Maturity
01.08.2019Anna Maria WagenschwanzThe Power of the Self: Investigating the Identity of Entrepreneurs in Social Ventures
01.08.2019Julian LudatEssays on Corporate Venture Capital
26.07.2019Patrick Julian OehlerOrganizational routines, creative projects, and their antecedents - Causal evidence from laboratory experiments
25.07.2019Sabrina Eich (geb. Lucke)Persuasive communication to promote health and the environment
17.07.2019Teresa Wanjiku SchuetzeichelEssays in Household Financial Capability among Kenyan Households focused on Financial Inclusion and Financial Literacy
02.07.2019Wiebke Selina LévyNew perspectives on education technology and performance measurement: Exploring the opportunities and challenges
24.06.2019Alexandra MittermaierDoing well by doing good: A study of entrepreneurial action for the well-being of others
17.06.2019Rose SattariThe development of entrepreneurial opportunities - Understanding the nexus between founding teams, opportunity beliefs, and communities of inquiry
13.06.2019Christopher HellmannWirtschaftliche Rechtfertigung der Elektromobilität bei Logistikdienstleistern - Eine theoretische und empirische Analyse
06.06.2019Christian MandlOptimal Procurement and Inventory Control in Volatile Commodity Markets - Advances in Stochastic and Data-Driven Optimization
04.06.2019Gunter GlenkEconomics of Renewable Hydrogen
29.05.2019Sebastian EckertGestaltung und Bewertung von Baukastensystemen für modulare Produktionsstrukturen
22.05.2019Nadine BernklauEmployee identity: A theoretical and empirical examination of the factors (determinants) influencing the employee’s identity formation
13.05.2019Klaus HärtlFostering Sustainability in Times of Aging: Pension Policies and Household Behavior in a Macroeconomic Setting
12.04.2019Moritz FischerAcquisition of new technology firms - Pioneering advantages and disadvantages of sellers and buyers
10.04.2019Patrick HöflingerMulti-Method Essays on Innovation in High-Technology Firms
11.03.2019Rebecca PrellerThe Entrepreneurial Team Journey: Collectively Exploring the Venture’s Future
05.03.2019Eric ZimmerlingEssays on Innovation and Knowledge Management
27.02.2019Florian BotzlerVerkaufsbereitschaft von Landwirten für biogene Ressourcen - Einflussfaktoren auf das Entscheidungsverhalten bei Verkauf von Grünlandaufwuchs in Deutschland
11.02.2019David NienaberBedeutung und Schutz von Geschäftsgeheimnissen im Mittelstand
06.02.2019Dariush Tavaghof GiglooEssays on dynamic production and safety stock planning
29.01.2019Kiryo AbrahamTechnologiesprünge in der Wertschöpfungskette
29.01.2019Harsman TandilittinEthics and Corporate Social Responsibility of the Tobacco Industry in Indonesia
18.01.2019David ReetzEmbracing uncertainty: A study of organizational search and structure
14.01.2019Gian-Marco KokottEquilibrium Bidding in Ex-Post Split-Award Auctions
14.01.2019Jan GogollExperimental and Normative Ethics: The Case of Autonomous Cars

Doctoral Candidates’ Representation

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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
  • Student Visiting Hours

    Due to the current situation, our service point and other offices will remain closed for the time being.
    Please send us an e-mail instead. We are happy to offer you an online appointment.
    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
  • Student Visiting Hours

    Due to the current situation, our service point and other offices will remain closed for the time being.
    Please send us an e-mail instead. We are happy to offer you an online appointment.
    Responsibilities: program management, project management

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