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Prof. Dr. Erika Spieß

Prof. Dr. Erika Spieß

associate professor, retired


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Department of Psychology
Chair of Economic and Organisational Psychology
Leopoldstr. 13
80802 Munich

Office hours:
appointment by arrangement via email

Academic career

Since 2020 retired and various teaching assignments at LMU Munich, University Innsbruck and private universities
2007-2020    associate professor at the chair of Economic and Organisational Psychology of Professor Brodbeck, LMU Munich 
2015-2016 visiting professor at the University of Leipzig: Psychology of work and organisation
2012-2014 visiting professor at the University of Konstanz: Psychology of work and health
1996-2006 various assistant and visiting professorships
1981-1996 research staff at the chair of organizational and industrial psychology (Professor Lutz von Rosenstiel) at the LMU Munich, Dr. phil. 1987, Habilitation 1996
1973-1980 psychology studies at the University of Heidelberg and the LMU Munich

Research Interests

  • Cultures of learning and cooperation
  • intercultural behaviour in business contexts
  • integration of work-migrants
  • stress at work
  • otium
  • work and consumption


  • Since 2011: Erasmus faculty exchange with the University of Barcelona
  • Teaching topics:
    • Work and organization psychology
    • Cooperation in organizations
    • Intercultural behaviour
    • Psychosocial well being on the job
    • Consumer psychology


Here you can download of the complete list of publications (pdf-document).