Victor Tiberius has been teaching and researching at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at University of Potsdam since sommer term 2010, where he was appointed as honorary professor with the  specialization in strategy and entrepreneurship in 2021. Since winter term 2021/2022, he has been visiting researcher at the Institute of Economic Education at Ludwigsburg University of Education.

From winter term 2013/2014, he had been lecturer for corporate strategy at ESCP Europe for three years.


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

So far, he has published more than 60 articles in double-blind 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, in the 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, the Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, and Review of Managerial Science. He has also reviewed for many other journals.

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


His teaching 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 more than 350 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

Previsous 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 conducted doctoral studies on the dynamics of business networks and received a doctoral degree in economics (Dr. rer. pol., equivalent to a Ph.D.) from Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig in 2008. 

After that, he conducted doctoral studies on higher education for futures studies and received a doctoral degree in education studies (Dr. phil., equivalent to a Ph.D.) from Freie Universität Berlin in 2011.

Since 2017, he 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