Holger Patzelt joined the TUM School of Management in April 2010. He teaches lectures and seminars on the topic of entrepreneurship in Bachelor-, Master- and MBA/EMBA-programs. Topics of lectures and seminars include, for example, entrepreneurial motivation, decision making and strategy, technology entrepreneurship, and social and sustainable entrepreneurship.

Holger Patzelt’s research focuses on entrepreneurial cognition and economic, emotional and psychological consequences of failure. He published articles in leading international academic journals (e.g., Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Managment, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice) and received several national and international awards. In the 2014 Handelsblatt research ranking he was listed on position 10 among more than 3000 management scholars in German-speaking countries.