"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

Frederik Horn


Max Frederik Horn was born on September 27, 1995 in Bremen, Germany. He received the Bachelor of Science degree in “International Business Administration and Economics” with a major in Economics from University of Passau in 2016. During his undergraduate studies, he spent a semester abroad at the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu, China. Furthermore, he gained some practical experience during an internship at Daimler AG Mercedes Benz Procurement and Supplier Quality. Afterwards, Frederik completed the Master in Management program at the University of Mannheim with a major in Finance in 2018. Moreover, during his studies in Mannheim he spent a semester abroad at the Schulich School of Business in Toronto, Canada.

Research Interests

Behavioral Finance

Empirical Asset Pricing

Capital Markets

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

I chose to attain a PhD at the GESS as the structured program provides me with the opportunity to gain further insights into the methodological foundations that are essential when pursuing a career in academia. Additionally, the University of Mannheim enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the leading business schools in Germany.