Master of Advanced Studies
in Humanitarian Logistics and Management


Nikolaus Beck


Nikolaus Beck is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics at the Università della Svizzera italiana and MASHLM Co-Director. He studied in Erlangen and Aberdeen and has an MA in Sociology from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He received his PhD in Business administration at the University of Mannheim and his habilitation from the University of Erfurt.

Professor Beck's articles have been published in Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Studies, Strategic Organization, and other outlets. His research interests include New Institutional Theory, Population Ecology, organizational change, and the sociology of the family. Before joining USI, he taught at the Academy of Fashion and Design, Hamburg.

Nikolaus Beck teaches Analytical Thinking at MASHLM.

Nikolaus Beck teaches Analytical Thinking at MASHLM