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Dr. Matthias Erny

Dr. Matthias Erny

Dr. Matthias Erny

ZHAW School of Management and Law
Institute for Risk & Insurance
Technoparkstrasse 2
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 66 21

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Expertise and research interests

Systems theory, insurance economics, decision making processes,
Interdisciplinary challenges between economics, society and politics

Educational background

- Certificat of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Crisis Communication, 2022, ZHAW
- Certificat of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Higher & Professional Education, 2017, ZHAW School of Management and Law
- Doctorate in Organization Studies and Cultural Theories, PhD HSG, 2016 University of St.Gallen
- Master in International Affairs and Governance, M.A. HSG, 2010, University of St.Gallen
- Bachelor in International Affairs, B.A. HSG, 2008, University of St.Gallen

Professional milestones

- a.i. Head Customer Service Vested Benefits, AXA Switzerland
- Transformation Manager, AXA Switzerland
- Teaching activities at various vocational schools
- Internship as research assistant at Geneva Center for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), Geneva
- Project Manager at an internationally operating consultancy

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Books and monographs, peer-reviewed
Book parts, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
  • Erny, Matthias,


    Gender and democratization [paper].


    International Scientific Forum, ISF 2013, Proceedings Volume 2.

    International Scientific Forum (ISF 2013), Tirana, Albania, 12-14 December 2013.

    European Scientific Institute.

    pp. 198-213.

    Available from:

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