Chair of International Management and Strategic Management

Prof. Dr. Stefan Schmid
Chairholder

Phone +49-30-3 20 07-136
Fax +49-30-3 20 07-107
sschmid@escpeurope.eu

Biography

Academic Activity:

Since September 2015
Academic Dean Executive MBA programme, ESCP Europe

Since 2012
Academic Dean Executive Education, ESCP Europe, Berlin Campus

2006-2010
Academic Dean MEB programme, ESCP Europe

2003-2011
Director of Studies MEB programme, ESCP Europe, Berlin campus

2003
"Ruf" to Bayreuth University (rejected)

Since 2002
Full Professor in International Management and Strategic Management at ESCP-EAP European School of Management, Berlin/Germany

2002
“Habilitation” (Degree for the qualification of a full professor in Germany) at Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt/Germany

1996 – 2002
Assistant Professor in International Management at Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt/Germany

1996
Ph.D. in International Management at Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt/Germany

1993 – 1996
Research and Teaching Assistant at Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt/Germany

Previous and current visiting lectureships/professorships at the University of Vaasa/Finland, Université de Nancy/France, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt an der Oder/Germany and Collegium Polonicum/Poland, University of Bayreuth/Germany and Internationales Hochschulinstitut Zittau/Germany.

The offer to become a full professor in International Management and Intercultural Management at the University of Bayreuth/Germany was rejected (“Ruf 2003”).


Educational Background:

1990 – 1993
European School of Management (EAP)

1990 – 1991
EAP Paris/France

1991 – 1992
EAP Oxford/UK

1992 – 1993
EAP Berlin/Germany, Studies in Business Administration and European Management
Degrees earned: Diplom-Kaufmann, Diplôme de l'EAP (Grande Ecole), European Masters in Management

1988 – 1990
University of Augsburg/Germany, Studies in Business Administration and Economics, Degree earned: Vordiplom (B.A. Honours equivalent)
    
Scholarship Fellow of the „Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes“

1977 – 1986
High School Friedberg/Germany
Degree earned: Abitur (High-School-Diploma)    


Practical Background:

1988 – 1990
Traineeship in Banking, Dresdner Bank (Munich/Germany)

Various projects, including firms such as Crédit Lyonnais (Paris/France), Dresdner Bank (Munich/Germany), MBQuart (Obrigheim/Germany), McKinsey & Co. (Düsseldorf/Germany) and PepsiCo (London/UK) in the fields of (international) strategy.

Various executive education programs, for instance with Bankakademie Frankfurt am Main/Germany, Europäische Wirtschaftsakademie Berlin-Koblenz/Germany and within ESCP-EAP in the fields of General Business Administration, Strategic Management and International Management. Companies include, for instance, Arcelor, Altadis and Areva/Siemens.


Memberships in Academic and Professional Institutions:

  • European International Business Academy (EIBA), Brussels/Belgium (since 2012 member of the board)
  • Academy of International Business (AIB), Washington/USA and Hawaii/USA
  • Strategic Management Society, Lafayette/USA
  • Association of MBA's, London/UK
  • Academy of Management (AoM), Briarcliff Manor/USA
  • Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft/Deutsche Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft, Bonn/Germany
  • Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft (German Academic Association for Business Research), Cologne/Germany; Vice Chairman of the International Management Division (2006-2008) and Chairman of the International Management Division (2008-2010)


Publications:

Author of more than 100 contributions (books, articles, book chapters, case studies and discussion papers); for a full list of all publications please click here.
Some of the publications are resulting from research projects based on research grants (including Volkswagen-Stiftung and Bertelsmann-Stiftung).