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Faculty member

Doctor in Business Administration
Habilitation (German Academic Qualification for Ph.D. Supervisor)
Campus : Berlin
Tel : +49-(0)30-32007-146


Professor Frank Jacob is a member of the European Department of Marketing at ESCP Europe and located at their Berlin campus. He studied business administration at the Universität des Saarlandes where he graduated in 1989 with the degree of Diplom-Kaufmann. During his studies he was an exchange student at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (USA) from 1985 to 1986. In 1989 he began work on his Ph.D. while being an assistant lecturer at Freie Universität Berlin. From this time on he specialized on business-to-business marketing issues. Professor Jacob earned his doctorate in 1994 with a dissertation on product customization in the industrial sector. He continued his academic career with a Habilitation (post-doctoral qualification to supervise research) at the same university. He completed his Habilitation in 2001 with research on industrial business relationships. In the academic year 1997/1998 he reinforced his international orientation as a visiting professor at the University of Western Sydney in Australia. Professor Jacob has held the position of professor of Marketing at ESCP Europe Berlin campus since January 2002. In this position he also had teaching assignments at institutions in different regions including Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, India, and Middle East. He has extensive teaching experience in marketing on the undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate level. He is also involved in continuing education and consulting.