Jens Heckmann, M.Sc.

Academic Staff

Curriculum Vitae


  • 2022 CFA Level 1
  • 2021 - today: Ph.D. Student at the Chair of Finance at the University Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen
  • 2019 - 2021: Business Administration (M.Sc.) at Mercator School of Management (University of Duisburg-Essen)
  • 2015 - 2019: Business Administration (B.Sc.) at Mercator School of Management (University of Duisburg-Essen)

Working Experience:

  • 2021: Internship in Alternative Investments (Private Equity & Private Debt) 
  • 2020 - 2021: Student Assistant at the Chair of Monetary Economics and Int. Financial Markets at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Campus Duisburg 
  • 2020 - 2021: Working Student at HSBC Global Asset Management in Institutional Sales
  • 2018 - 2020: Working Student at Private Banking of HSBC Global Private Banking
  • 2016: Internship at Postbank AG in the Wealth Management Division


Determinants and consequences of mispricing in global equity markets (Fritz Thyssen Stiftung)


  • Heckmann, Jens; Jacobs, Heiko; Schwarz, Patrick: Synthesizing Information-driven Insider Trade Signals, 2023. Details


  • ST 23: Finance Seminar "Textual Analysis in Finance" (Bachelor)
  • WT 22/23: Exercise "Investition und Finanzierung" (Bachelor); Finance Seminar "Short Selling" (Bachelor) & "European Mutual Fund Flows" (Master)