How To Publish in Leading Journals (SS 2017)

Course Number

Field(s) of Study
PhD students

University Calendar

PhD Seminar

Course Language

Course schedule

Day Time Frequency Date Room
Wednesday 09:00- 18:00 single date 05.07.2017  
Thursday 09:00- 18:00 single date 06.07.2017  
Friday 09:00- 18:00 single date 07.07.2017  


The course is given by Prof. Dr. Ajay Kohli.

The course takes place at the MCM, room 006 (1st floor).

Applications for this course are possible for all doctoral students of the faculty of business and economics and minor research students by sending an email to Tanja Geringhoff ( For didactic reasons, the number of participants is limited. The decision on participation of an applicant will be based on the courses s/he has previously participated in. Please include the relevant information about your previous doctoral courses in your e-mail to Tanja Geringhoff. In case of an equal score, the second criterion will be the first-come, first-served principle. The application deadline is April 4, 2017.

Additional course information (e.g., on examination modalities) and materials will be sent to the course participants via e-mail.

Information for students of the Minor Research: If your application was successful, please register at the examination office for the early examination period. 

Information for all PhD students: The course is handled as an A certificate for the PhD program.


Professor Ajay Kohli will be visiting the University of Muenster to teach a Ph.D. course on "How to Publish in Leading Journals" as part of the faculty-wide doctoral program. Dr. Kohli is Professor of Marketing and Gary T. and Elizabeth R. Jones Chair at Georgia Tech University and the former editor of one of the marketing discipline's outstanding academic publications, the Journal of Marketing. In addition, his work on market orientation and other areas is among the most-cited in marketing. 

The course deals with the following issues: Writing for academics, identifying research problems, construction of theory and conceptual models, working with co-authors, research integrity, paper submissions, responding to reviewers, and writing reviews.


  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hennig-Thurau (responsible)
  • Ricarda Schauerte (accompanying)