Prof. Dr. Michael Zerr

At the university since

  • September 01, 2007

Focus on teaching

  • International Management and Marketing
  • Law
  • Business administration

Academic training and further education

  • Doctorate at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen as Dr. rer. soc.
  • Postgraduate studies in administrative sciences at the University of Administrative Sciences Speyer, degree: Magister Artium
  • Degree: Master’s degree in political science, state examination in law
  • Double degree in political science and law at the universities of Regensburg, Freiburg and Tübingen

Practical experience

  • vm-people GmbH: Managing Partner
  • Yello Strom GmbH: Founder and Managing Director
  • EnBW AG: Chief Representative Brands and E-Business
  • EnBW Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH: Managing Director
  • Badenwerk/EnBW: Head of Corporate Development
  • State Ministry of Baden-Württemberg: Assistant to the Head of the State Chancellery
  • Ravensburg District Office: Head of the building law authority

Expert activities

  • Temporary membership of various supervisory boards in the energy and telecommunications sectors

Publications and working papers


  • Zerr, M., Herrmann, W. and Schiele, I. (2006): Industrial settlement in the Bäratal 1860-2006. Villingen-Schwenningen.
  • Zerr, M. (2005): Mayors in the district council. Empirical study using the example of Baden-Württemberg. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlag.

Magazine article

  • Zerr, M. (2000): What does “only” the color count? HORIZONTmagazine, 4, 29.

Contributions to anthologies

  • Zerr, M. (2006): Staatskanzleien. In: Schneider, H. and Wehling, H.-G. (eds.): Landespolitik in Deutschland. Basics – Structures – Fields of work. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 185-206.
  • Zerr, M. (2003): Rumors and gossip as an element of local political culture. In: Dornheim, A. and Greiffenhagen, S. (eds.): Identity and political culture. Stuttgart: Verlag W. Kohlhammer, 211-218.