Prof. Dr. Lars Schweizer


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CV Prof. Dr. Lars Schweizer


Lars Schweizer has held the Professorship for Strategic Management at Goethe University Frankfurt since December 2007. Before, he was Associate Professor for Organizational Behavior and Management at Grenoble Graduate School of Business in France (with Tenure). From 2008-2013 he was Dean and Managing Director of Goethe Business School (GBS). Currently, he is Academic Director for the area Strategic Management, the Master of Digital Transformation Management and the Master of Pharma Business Management. He holds a doctoral degree and the habilitation from the University of Bamberg.

His publications appeared among others in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Management, the Strategic Management Journal, Industrial and Corporate Change, the Journal of Business Research, the Scandinavian Journal of Management, the Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, the Journal of General Management, Managementforschung, Schmalenbachs Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung (zfbf) and Journal of Business Economics (ZfB). Prof. Schweizer has been honored several times for his scientific contribution and teaching.

His main research focuses are:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Development and Organizational Change
  • Leadership and Human Ressource Management in M&A
  • Strategic alliances and strategic management
  • Pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries