Jan Schalowski

PhD Candidate

Jan Schalowski is a PhD Candidate in the field of Marketing at Kühne Logistics University. Jan's work is embedded in the German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Unit about the marketing of hedonic media products in the context of digital social media. His research focus lies on the analysis of social networks for targeted marketing communication.

Previously, he worked as a research assistant at the Innovation Incubator at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg for almost three years. There he contributed significantly to the establishment of a regional start-up panel with finally 1,000 participants.

At the University of Hamburg, Jan Schalowski studied Business Administration and obtained a diploma degree (equivalent to M.Sc.) in 2012. In the scope of his diploma thesis in Marketing, he carried out a panel analysis to investigate the consequences of digital piracy on music sales.


Tel: +49 40 328707-301
Fax: +49 40 328707-109


Academic Positions

2012 - 2015

Research Assistant at the Lüneburg Innovation Incubator, a research-driven EU project for regional development at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany

Professional Experience

2010 - 2011

Internship at IBM in the field of managing a full-scope IT outsourcing account for a customer in the shipping and logistics sector, Hamburg, Germany


Student trainee at guenstiger.de, Hamburg, Germany


Since 2015

PhD Candidate in Marketing at Kühne Logistics University

2005 - 2012

University of Hamburg, university degree in Business Administration with majors in Marketing, Business IT and Industrial Management, Hamburg, Germany