March 2017 – present 

I currently offer a range of courses as a full professor at the Faculty of International Business in Heilbronn, including:

Sustainable Management (MA)

Sustainable Tourism Management (MA)

Tourism Policy, Planning and Development (MA)

Leading International Projects (MA)

Corporate Sustainability (BA)

Business Ethics (BA)

Academic Writing (BA)

and a variety of practice-oriented projects, business cases and business seminar topics.

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Oct. 2014 – Feb. 2017 

I have taught the following courses as part of the “Tourism and Event Management” and “International Management” degree programmes in both English and German.

Tourism Management / Event Management

Strategic Tourism Management / Strategic Event Management

Tourism markets & policy

Quality Management and CRM

Business planning and finance in tourism

Intercultural Management

Market Research

Scientific research methods and academic writing

Pricing and Revenue Management in Tourism

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DARMSTADT UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (Technische Universität Darmstadt)

I previously worked and taught courses in Urban Planning and Development at the TU Darmstadt from Dec. 2009 until Sep. 2014 . I continue to offer courses as an external Lecturer in the Masters programme “Mundus Urbano” in International Cooperation and Urban Development.

Current and previous courses include:

since 2016 – Project Management in International Development

2015 – Beyond Habitat II. Critical reflections on the development of the Sustainable Development Goals (1 week Workshop)

2009 – 2014

Urban Safety and Violence Prevention

Intercultural Communication

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In addition to my regular teaching engagements I have taught various modules and short courses abroad as an invited guest lecturer. Most recent engagements include:


Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, Turkey

Tourism as an engine of global growth and prosperity: Contemporary challenges


International Association of Political Science Students Summer School, hosted by the Venice International University.

Place, People, and Power. The politics of planning and reconstruction in the aftermath of catastrophe


Université Pierre Mendès-France, Grenoble, France

Tourism development and management for planners

The governance of urban safety