Prof. (FH) Dr. Sierk Horn

+43 5572 792 3315

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Sierk Horn, Professor,

Subject Leader International Management and Leadership

I have ample experience in developing, enhancing and delivering graduate,
postgraduate and executive education in the following areas:
Language and Management, Research Methods and East Asian Business


Office hours by appointment only


  • 2014 – 2017: Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich School of Management, Professor
  • 2004 – 2014: University of Leeds, School of Modern Languages, Senior Lecturer

Teaching Experience

Current Visiting Faculty/Scholar Appointments:

  • 2015 – present: Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2015 – present: Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen


Much of my research takes the perspective of resilience of individuals and organisations. For my most recent research projects please visit me here.



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My passion is for championing ideas, enabling potential in others, and achieving results in an agile, imaginative and adaptive way.


I have worked in various roles in Times Higher top-100 ranked European Business Schools (University of Leeds, Aalto Business School, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich), across many higher education systems (Germany, UK, Japan, Finland, Austria) and as an executive and board member of a consultancy company.


Prior to my appointment to FH Vorarlberg I was professor of the Economy of Japan at the Munich School of Management, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Germany. I hold a PhD in Modern Languages and a Habilitation on Cross-Cultural Management from Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.


Much of my work takes the perspective of resilience of individuals and organizations and sits at the juncture of social psychology, language, and international management. I am a regular commentator on how organizations tackle fragile environments.


I look forward to join the vibrant academic community of FHV, where I hope to inspire students so that they contribute to translating research into economic and social benefits.