Prof. Dr. Jan Sauer

Professor of HR Management
Professor Weiden Business School

Phone +49 (961) 382-1328
Fax +49 (961) 382-2328

Weiden, main building, Room 216

Office hours

by appointment (via e-mail)

Subject area(s)

HR Management

Research area(s)

Employee Recruitment (e.g. use of AI-supported methods)
Employee Development (e.g. performance management in new work environments)
Employee Retention (e.g. analysis of target group-specific retention factors)

Short Profile

“There is nothing more practical than a good theory” (Kurt Lewin)


2023 – pres.     Professorship (University of Applied Sciences Amberg-Weiden)

2016 – 2023     International HR Management (Continental AG)

2008 – 2016     HR Consulting, HR Training, Business Coaching (Freelancing)

2010 – 2016     Scientific Research & Teaching (University of Regensburg)


  • Ph.D. (University of Regensburg)


  • Psychology (University of Regensburg)


  • University Teaching Bavaria "Profi-Lehre" (University of Bavaria e.V.)
  • Business Coaching (CoBeCe – Coaching- & Beratungs- Centrum)
  • Hogan© Personality Assessment (metaBeratung GmbH)
  • Project Management (Contur GmbH)


German Association of Psychologists (link)

German Psychological Society (link)

Regensburg Association for Advertising Research (link)




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