Professor Sascha Kraus

Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy




Sascha Kraus is Full Professor of Management at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. He holds a doctorate in Social and Economic Sciences from Klagenfurt University, Austria, a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management from Helsinki University of Technology and a Habilitation (Venia Docendi) from Lappeenranta University of Technology, both in Finland. Before, he held Full Professor positions at Utrecht University, The Netherlands, the University of Liechtenstein, École Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur Paris, France, and Durham University, United Kingdom, as well as Visiting Professor positions at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark and at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and was EECPCL-Participating Professor at Harvard University.

His main research areas are Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Strategy and Internationalization his research being published in journals such as: Academy of Management Perspectives, Global Strategy Journal, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of World Business, The Leadership Quarterly or Long Range Planning. The leading German financial magazine “Wirtschaftswoche” ranked Professor Kraus no. 2 of all German-speaking Business & Management professors in the category “Current Research Performance” in 2020. In 2021, he achieved over 5,000 citations of his works (according to Google Scholar).