Gunnar Kaßberg

PhD Topic

Internationalization competencies of  German service providers - A case study of German vocational training providers

  • The PhD project will focus on studying existing internationalization capabilities / competencies and resources of educational service providers in Germany. The scientific examination process will test how exporting and non-exporting service providers evaluate their internationalization capabilities and resources as well as the perception of the importance of internationalization capabilities. The institutional support system will be used as a moderating variable towards export readiness.

 

Biography

  • 1979 Born in Dresden, Germany
  • 1998-2005 University of Technology, Dresden, Economics of transportation
  • 2000-2001 Universidad de Alicante, Spain, Environmental economics
  • Since 2013 PhD candidate at the International SEPT program at the University of Leipzig

 

Professional Experience

  • 2006-2009 Ingenieurbüro Nadler, Key account management & sales
  • 2009-2011 GIZ (German International Cooperation), Consultant for environmental & solid waste management to the City of Surigao, Philippines
  • 2011-2014 Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Knowledge & Technology Transfer, Project SMILE, Business development & start-up coaching
  • Since 2014 FIT4export Coordinator at the International SEPT Program

 

Scholarship

  • 2000 ERASMUS scholarship
  • 2003 LEONARDO scholarship

 

Key Qualifications

Coaching & training of start-up teams

International cooperation

Project management

Intercultural communication and conflict management

Innovation and entrepreneurship

Contact

Gunnar Kaßberg

International SEPT Program
Leipzig University
Ritterstr. 9-13
04109 Leipzig
Germany

Tel:   +49-(0)341-9739764
Fax:  +49-(0)341-9739279
gunnar.kassberg(at)uni-leipzig.de