Franz Flögel graduated as Magister Artium at Potsdam University in 2010. He studied human geography, economics and political science at Potsdam University, Humboldt University of Berlin and University of Nottingham and received a scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation. Since 2010, he has been working as a researcher at the Institute for Work and Technology in the research department "Spatial Capital". In 2017, he completed his PhD at the professorship of Economic Geography (Professor Hans-Martin Zademach) of the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt. His dissertation compares the corporate lending practices of regional and large German banks.

Academic rewards/distinctions:

2006-2010 recipient of a merit scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation

2013-2015 PhD scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation

2017 Prizewinner of the Eichstätter Universitätsgesellschaft e.V. for outstanding scientific dissertations
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Finance and regional development (Especially banking and regional development and public finance and regional development)
Regional development and economic Promotion
Geography of retailing and consumption