Niklas Kühsel

PhD Candidate

Niklas Kühsel

PhD Candidate

Niklas Kühsel joined KLU as a PhD Candidate in October 2018 under the Supervision of Prof. Dr. Björn Michaelis. His research is based in the field of strategic management and entrepreneurship.

Before starting at the KLU Niklas received his Master of Science in Applied Economics from the University of Bath in the U.K., where his Master thesis dealt with the stability of cooperative banks during financial crises. Prior to that the candidate conducted his Bachelor studies in Economics at the Georg-August University of Göttingen, examining the potential of microfinance schemes to alleviate poverty in his Bachelor thesis.


Tel: +49 40 328707-306
Fax: +49 40 328707-109


Academic Positions

since 2018Research Assistant, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany

Professional Experience

2016Internship in the area of Investment Banking, NordLB, New York Branch, USA
2013Internship Human Resource Consulting Company, Office Angels, London, UK


since 2018PhD Candidate in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2018M.Sc in Applied Economics, University of Bath, UK
2017B.A. in Economics, Georg-August Universität, Göttingen, Germany