Victor Tiberius is honorary professor at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at University of Potsdam and visiting researcher at the Institute of Economic Education at Ludwigsburg University of Education. He had been lecturer for corporate strategy at ESCP Europe for three years.


Victor Tiberius‘ research focuses on entrepreneurship, innovation, and strategy.

So far, he has published more than 70 articles in reviewed journals, such as the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business Venturing Insights, Journal of Innovation & Knowledge, Journal of Service Research, Journal of Small Business Management,  Review of Managerial Science, and Technological Forecasting & Social Science. Additionally, he wrote three and (co-)edited eleven books. He also (co-)authored more than 20 book chapters and multiple non-reviewed journal and magazine articles.  → Publications

He serves as member of several editorial boards, such as Futures & Foresight Science, Journal of Family Business Management, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Journal of Small Business Strategy, and Review of Managerial Science. He has also reviewed for many other journals.

He is listed in the World’s Top 2% Scientists ranking by Stanford University for 2022 and in the AD Scientific Index 2024 among the Top 20 strategy scholars in Germany.

Current research topics

  • Innovation, especially digitalization, disruptive technologies, and innovative business models
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management & Entrepreneurship Education
  • Strategy, especially dynamics of the business environment, strategic foresight, and forecasting

Reviewer activities

Victor Tiberius has reviewed for more than 80 journals and conferences, such as:

  • Academy of Management Annual Meeting
  • British Journal of Management
  • Business Strategy and the Environment
  • European Management Journal
  • International Journal of Information Management
  • The International Journal of Management Education
  • International Small Business Journal
  • Journal of Business Research
  • Journal of Business Venturing
  • Journal of Innovation & Knowledge
  • Journal of Product Innovation Management
  • Journal of Small Business Management
  • Management Decision
  • R&D  Management
  • Review of Managerial Science
  • Small Business Economics
  • Technological Forecasting & Social Change
  • Technology in Society
  • Technovation


His teaching currently focuses on strategic mnagement. He held a variety of management lectures and seminars on both Bachelor’s and Master’s level, with small groups and more than 600 students, both in German and English.

He is supervisor of Bachelor’s- and Master’s theses – so far, he wrote almost 400 reviews.

Current teaching

Summer term

  • Lecture: Organization and Management (Bachelor)
  • Research Seminar: Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Winter term

  • Lecture: Strategic Leadership (Master)
  • Exercise: Strategic Leadership (Master)
  • Research Seminar: Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Previous teaching

  • Lecture: Corporate Strategy (ESCP Europe, Master in Management)
  • Lecture: Introduction to Leadership, Organization, and Human Resources (Bachelor)
  • Lecture: Service Management I (Bachelor)
  • Lecture: Service Management III (Master)
  • Lecture: Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (Bachelor)
  • Lecture: Media Management  (Master)
  • Lecture: Organization Analysis, Projectmanagement, and Consulting (Master)
  • Lecture: Human Resource Management (Bachelor)
  • Lecture: HR Systems / International HR management  (Master)
  • Lecture: Project Management and Quality Management (Master)
  • Lecture: Service Controlling (Master)
  • Lecture: Strategic Management (Master)
  • Lecture & Exercise: Team Management (Master)
  • Lecture: Growth Management (Master)
  • Research Seminar: Futures in Management (Master)
  • Research Seminar: Qualitative Research methods (Master)
  • Research Seminar: Strategic Foresight (Master)


After his highschool graduation and studies in business administration and business education, Victor Tiberius received a doctoral degree in economics (Dr. rer. pol., equivalent to a Ph.D.) from Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig and a doctoral degree in education studies (Dr. phil., equivalent to a Ph.D.) from Freie Universität Berlin. He also holds an MBA in  entrepreneurship and innovation management.

Tiberius regularly participates in different forms of further education, such as executive education programs at Columbia Business School, London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE)INSEAD, Saïd Business School (University of Oxford) and Sloan School of Management (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)).


University of Potsdam
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Honorary Professorship of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Prof. Dr. Dr. Victor Tiberius, MBA
August-Bebel-Strasse 89
14482 Potsdam


Phone: +49 (0)331 / 977-3593 (Assistant: Ines Belitz)
Fax: +49 (0)331 / 977-3404