Christopher Ludwig was born in Heidelberg in 1991. In 2011, he started his Bachelor studies in Business Administration at the University Mannheim and subsequently acquired his Master’s degree at the same institution. During the course of his studies, he spent one semester at the Bentley University in Boston. Christopher focused in his Master studies on Business Taxation and Finance. He gained practical experiences through internships at an auditing company and at a tax law firm. Furthermore, he acquired valuable experiences as a student research assistant at the Center for European Economic Research. In September 2017, he joined the Taxation Track of the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business at the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences in Mannheim.
Why I chose the University of Mannheim and in particular the GESS
The University of Mannheim is known for its outstanding education in Business Administration and its excellence in Business Research. Furthermore, the University of Mannheim closely cooperates with the Center for European Economic Research and has a large international network with other institutions and researchers. The structured program of the GESS allows to acquire methodological skills and provides necessary competences for own research projects.