"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

Tim Martens


Tim Martens was born on June 26, 1989 in Delmenhorst, Germany. In 2012 he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Mannheim. During his undergraduate studies, Tim spent one semester abroad at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in Spain. In 2014 he received his Master’s Degree in Economics with a focus on International Finance from the University of Amsterdam. During this time Tim did his internships at Burda Intermedia Publishing (Munich, Germany) and Ernst & Young (Detroit, USA). From June 2014 to August 2015 Tim worked as a Research Associate for Prof. Dr. Jannis Bischof at the Helaba Endowed Chair of Finance & Accounting at the Goethe University in Frankfurt.

Research interests

Disclosure and the role of information dissemination in financial markets

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

I chose the GESS program and the University of Mannheim, because Mannheim and its faculty has an outstanding reputation for top notch research in the field of Accounting. The structure of the GESS program allows me to gain all necessary skills to conduct top notch accounting research on my own.