Prof. Dr. Paul Ammann

Head Research group International Management at Bern University of Applied Sciences (Link: https://www.bfh.ch/en/research/research-areas/international-management/


  • Extensive experience in International Business Development and Research
  • Ability to lead projects, to collaborate with people and to build and sustain strong networks
  • Involvement in numerous projects, both managing and assisting projects from the idea stage to implementation
  • Long and successful teaching experience at postgraduate executive MBA programs at Bern University of applied science


  • Since 2006 University of Applied Sciences, Bern: Head research group international management
  • 2007 – 2016 ABB Business Unit Transformer Service, Global Marketing Unit, Market & Business Development Manager
  • 1999  –  2007 ABB Switzerland, Senior Consultant & Practice Manager
  • 1994  –  1999 Intec Consulting at Berne University of Applied Sciences, Center of Competence for B2B marketing
  • 1990  –  1994   IBM Switzerland, Key Account Management for Sulzer Group
  • 1988  –  1990   Management Assistant at Motor-Columbus AG
  • 1987  –  1988 Product Manager at Franz Büttner AG
  • 1984  –  1986 Delegate of the International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC


  • 2002  –  2006 Ph.D. (Dr. oec. HSG), the University of St. Gallen
  • 1988  –  1989 Executive MBA HSG, the University of St. Gallen
  • 1978  –  1984 M. Sc. in Economics, the University of Bern


The main topics of the research projects are methods and tools for the implementation of international strategies and the optimization of international business processes.

  • Fit2Procure (mobile app for iOS and Android to analyze foreign sourcing markets)
  • Go2Markets (development of an App game to support teaching international management)

List of Publications

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If you have any questions I would be happy to answer them