Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät


Maximilian v. Welck, MLitt


Research Assistant

E-mail: maximilian.welck AT wiwi.uni-augsburg.de
Tel.: +49 821 598 - 4407
Fax: +49 821 598 - 4432
Room: J 1404
Office hours: Wed. 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
please register via e-mail

Curriculum Vitae

Upon completion of his military service with the mountain troopers in Bad Reichenhall, Maximilian v. Welck primarily studied business administration at the WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) in Vienna. He specialized in Finance and in Management Information Systems, in the latter he also wrote his bachelor thesis, which discussed the topic “Privacy Impact Assessments”. Later he completed the master program “Finance and Management” at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. In his master thesis he looked into the influence of microfinance on the wellbeing in poor countries.

During his studies he gained practical experience as a freelancer at ACS Informatik GmbH, Munich - ACS develops software related to data quality solutions - and as an intern at BMW Bank GmbH in Munich and in the Corporate Audit department of BMW AG in the metropolitan area of New York City. Since his graduation in St Andrews Maximilian v. Welck is working as a Business Development Manager at ACS Informatik. Next to his studies he honorary volunteered, beneath other, for Rotary International (Rotary sponsored him a one-year-exchange to India, Pune, during his eleventh grade) and during summer camps of the Order of St. John, for mentally and physically disabled adolescents.

His research interest aims at the set of issues related to the efficient realization of data security and privacy in small and medium-sized enterprises.




  • Structural Equation Modeling Bootcamp (3 days), University of Paderborn
    Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Andreas Eggert
    Winter 2018/19
  • 39th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Doctoral Consortium (3.5 days), San Francisco, CA, USA
    Mentor: Prof. Dr. Wynne Chin, and Prof. Dr. Sunil Wattal
    Winter 2018/19
  • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) Doctoral Consortium (2 days), Portsmouth, UK
    Mentor: Prof. Dr. Izak Benbasat, and Prof. Dr. Hanna Krasnova
    Summer 2018
  • Seminal Readings on Individuals and Information Systems (7 days), University of Augsburg
    Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Jason Thatcher
    Summer 2018
  • Consumer Behavior Research (2 days), University of Augsburg
    Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Martin Mende, Prof. Dr. Maura Scott
    Summer 2018
  • Seminal Readings in MIS (5 days), University of Augsburg
    Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Saonee Sarker
    Winter 2015/16
  • Angewandte Ökonometrie (2 days), University of Augsburg
    Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Adalbert F.X. Wilhelm
    Winter 2015/16
  • Systematize your Literature Review, it's a Piece of Cake (and other useful and innovative approaches for analyzing research literature) (0.5 days), University of Münster
    Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Frantz Rowe et al., ECIS 2015 Pre-Workshop
    Summer 2015
  • 7th Danish-German Midsummer Colloquium (3 days), Department of IT Management, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
    Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Niels Bjørn-Andersen, Prof. Dr. Sven Carlsson, Prof. Dr. Jonas Hedman, Prof. Dr. Suprateek Sarker, Prof. Dr. Daniel Schlagwein; Prof. Dr. Daniel Veit
    Summer 2015




  • Paper-Advisor:

    • Seminar Services Marketing: Case Studies
      Fall 2017/18


  • Paper-Advisor:

    • Final Theses
      Summer 2017, Fall 2017/18, Summer 2018, Fall 2018/19

    • Seminar: Digital Strategy Research
      Fall 2017/18

    • Seminar: Online User Behavior Research
      Fall 2018/19

    • Seminar: IT Innovation Research
      Summer 2016, Fall 2016/17, Summer 2017, Fall 2017/18

  • Lecture Assistance (Preparation and Realization):

    • Digital Government Management
      Summer 2017, Summer 2018

    • Management Information Systems (dt. Wirtschaftsinformatik)
      Fall 2017/18

    • Information Systems and Business Modelling
      Fall 2017/18