"I really enjoy the multinational working and research environment with highly qualified and open-minded fellow students from all over the world." Behnaz Gholami, CDSB


Daniel Klein

Daniel Klein

Daniel Klein was born in Kassel, Germany. He received a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a Master's degree in Management with a focus on Finance and Taxation from the University of Mannheim, Germany. During his studies, Daniel spent a semester abroad at the Drexel University in Philadelphia, USA and at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA, respectively. Further, he gained practical experience during internships at SurTec International, KPMG, Horváth and Partners, and Volkswagen Consulting. Moreover, he participated in various student organizations and as a student research assistant. In April 2019, Daniel joined the Chair of International Taxation and subsequently, started the Taxation track at the Center of Doctoral Studies in Business.

Research Interest

Taxation of the Digital Economy

Empirical Research in Taxation

Why I chose the University of Mannheim and in particular the GESS?

Since my first days in Mannheim, I value the University’s ambitious and challenging environment. Professors, researchers and students constantly strive for excellence and outstanding performance, which is reflected in the University's globally renowned reputation in business research and teaching. Moreover, the structured PhD program of GESS provides the opportunity to gain scientific expertise and methodological knowledge from leading scholars that will certainly enhance the quality of my personal research.