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Management and Human Resources

The Management and Human Resources specialization offers training in Organizational Behavior and Theory. PhD students are also active in research questions about organizations and career.

PhD - image - Daria Morozova
In addition to the core intensive training and research activity in my specialization, I like to benefit from getting familiar with adjacent fields and to learn from both professors and fellow PhD students.

Daria Morozova

PhD Student, MHR


The Management and Human Resources specialization offers training in Organizational Behavior and Theory. PhD students are also active in research questions about organizations and career.

Faculty research interests include: Psychological and psycho-sociological aspects of groups and networks, Organization Theory, Strategic Human Resources Management, Change Management, Leadership and Decision Making, and Identity and Diversity. 

Main field courses (non exhaustive)

  • Change Management: Between Theories and Practices
  • Individuals, Organizations and the Structuring of Careers
  • Introduction to Meta-Analysis
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Social Psychology in Organizations
  • Topics in the study of CEOs and the TMT
  • Work, Labor Markets and Human Resource Management
  • See global course examples here

Students may join courses from other specializations or partner universities to broaden their knowledge.


Research Seminars

Most academic departments organize research seminars on a regular basis as well as many other academic events. Students are encouraged to join these seminars already from the first year of studies. They give students a good idea of what they are expected to produce. They are also a good way to socialize with the professors of the departments and the other PhD students. Most of these research seminars are available to all PhD students from all specializations.


PhD Coordinator

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Mathis Schulte
Associate professor of
Management and Human Resources



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