Prof. Dr. Susann Kowalski

Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Schmalenbach School of Business and Economics

Prof. Dr. Susann Kowalski

Campus Südstadt
Claudiusstraße 1
50678 Köln
Room 214 Mailing address

  • Phone: +49 221-8275-3238

Office hours

Please arrange a face-to-face or online appointment whenever you have a need.

Campus Südstadt, Claudiusstr. 1, Room 214
Zoom meeting room: (Meeting_ID: 7673260981) Password: Hoffnung


  • First aid officer
  • Program director of the graduate study program "International Business"
  • Section spokesperson "International Business"

Teaching disciplines

  • Personal Development
  • Cross-Cultural Competencies and Management
  • Business Psychology
  • IT in general use

Research fields

  • Measurement of sustainability, especially Data Management for the SSI (Sustainable Society Index)
    >> SSI by TH Köln
  • Sustainability and culture/values, i.e. how do our values influence our perception of sustainability, our approach to sustainability issues and our willingness to actively engage in sustainability?
  • The personality level in the context of digital and sustainability transformation
  • Innovating Business Education for Responsible Global Minds
    The project contributes to the quality of education and supports the delivery of a coherent, transformational learning experience for all students, which they can transfer to real-life situations and apply in their future careers.
  • Gehringer, Agnieszka; Kowalski, Susann (2024): Mapping Sustainability Measurement : A Review of the Approaches, Methods, and Literature. Cham: Springer (Sustainable Development Goals Series).
  • Kowalski, Susann (2023): Cultural Sensitivity Training : Developing the Basis for Effective Intercultural Communication. Moosburg: econcise.
  • Kowalski, Susann; Veit, Wolfgang (2020): Sustainable Society Index Summary Report 2018 : Preprint.
  • Kowalski, Susann; Veit, Wolfgang (2018): Aligning Sustainability and Competitiveness in International Supply Chains : A Consumer Driven Approach. In: L'Industria : Rivista di Economia e Politica Industriale : Review of Industrial Economics and Policy., S. 583 - 614. (peer-reviewed)
  • Gotzen, Susanne; Kowalski, Susann; Linde, Frank (2012): Der KOMpetenzPASS : Fachintegrierte Förderung von Schlüsselkompetenzen. In: Heuchemer, Sylvia; Linde, Frank; Szczyrba, Birgit (Hrsg.): CU in Projects : Handbuch für inspirierendes Lehren und Lernen. Köln: Fachhochschule, S. 33 - 52.
  • Gotzen, Susanne; Kowalski, Susann; Linde, Frank (2011): Der KOMpetenzPASS : Fachintegrierte Förderung von Schlüsselkompetenzen. In: Brigitte, Berendt; Fleischmann, Andreas; Schaper, Niclas; Szczyrba, Birgit; Wiemer, Matthias; Wildt, Johannes (Hrsg.): Neues Handbuch Hochschullehre. Berlin: DUZ Verlags- und Medienhaus.