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Timo Prinz, M.Sc.

Room: 3.03, Herbert-Lewin-Straße 2
Phone: +49 (0) 221 / 470 – 6190
E-mail: prinz(at)
Office hours: by appointment
Contact for: theses, exam coordination


Timo Prinz is a Research and Teaching Associate at University of Cologne’s Department of Corporate Development and Organization. He is pursuing his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Mark Ebers since March 2015. His doctoral dissertation deals with designing shared services organizations. He successfully completed parts of his doctoral studies at SciencesPo, Paris.

Before joining University of Cologne, Timo did his Master’s studies in Business Administration and Economics at Bergische Universität Wuppertal. His majors were Human Resources, labor markets and labor law. During his studies, he worked for a German insurance company and conducted several consulting projects.

Research Interests

  • Shared Services
  • Team Learning
  • Human Resources
  • Organizational Design


    • Breitsohl, H. & Prinz, T. 2015. How Job and Volunteering Characteristics Affect Employee Volunteering. Paper presented at the 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada.