Dr. rer. pol.

Philipp Eckerle


Innovation and Entrepreneurship (WIN)


Building: 3011

Kackertstr. 7

52072 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 96359
Fax: +49 241 80 92371


  • External Research Associateat the Chair of Business Administration for Engineers and Natural Scientists - Center for Entrepreneurship since November 2009.
  • Studies of Business administration with majors in Finance, production management & management science at Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadtfrom 2001 to 2007 [(Dipl.-Kfm.)]
  • Working experience as a intern at international consultancies and M&A advisors, since graduation: Associate at Metzler Corporate Finance. Since 2009 Philipp heads the business development department at and acts as Co-Founder and Managing Director at
  • guest lecturer for courses in Entrepreneurial Finance, Entrepreneurial Marketing

Research Interests

  • Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy
  • Intention Models
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Research Methodology

  • Analytical techniques: Regression analysis
  • Software: Stata
  • Data: Online Survey (Students)


  • Mauer, R; Eckerle, P; Brettel, M. (2013). Adding missing parts to the intention puzzle in entrepreneurship education: entrepreneurial self-efficacy, its antecedents and their direct and mediated effects. In: Smallbone, D., Leitão, J., Raposo, M. and Welter, F. Frontiers in European Entrepreneurship Research. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. p73-86.