Prof. Dr. Jörg Lahner

Mr. Prof. Dr. Jörg Lahner teaches every SoSe as an external lecturer within the project seminar Foundation Management.


  • Prof. Dr. Jörg Lahner studied economics and political economy in Hannover, Madrid and Göttingen.
  • From 1998-2003, he worked as a research assistant at the Economics Institute for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses and Crafts at the University of Göttingen (ifh Göttingen), including evaluative accompanying research for various BMBF business plan competitions; doctorate in 2004.
  • Followed by business consultant in the Chamber of Crafts Hanover in the areas of business security, foundation and succession.
  • Coach and/or jury member at start-up competitions (StartUpImpuls, Frauen machen Standort, Innovationspreise etc.)
  • Cooperation in committees and various networks on the topics of start-up and start-up promotion.
  • From 2008 deputy head of the Department of Economic Development.
  • Since 2009 part-time with lectureship Foundation Management at the Georg-August-University Göttingen.
  • Since 2012 holder of the professorship for business development and management at HAWK Göttingen.

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Prof. Dr. Jörg Lahner