Research Associate

Lea Knabben works as a research associate and PhD candidate at the Department of Communication Management. She holds the PhD scholarship for Financial Communication which is provided by the Center for Corporate Reporting and she works for the “Center of Research in Financial Communication“ (CRiFC). From 2016 to 2018, she was acting as a working student for innovation and market research of major manufacturers in Germany. She wrote her master’s thesis at Porsche AG on the topic of innovation communication.


Lea Knabben, M.A.
Research Associate  
Department of Communication Management
Institute for Communication and Media Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy 
University of Leipzig 
Post IPF 165152 | Ritterstraße 24 | 04109 Leipzig
Office: Nikolaistraße 27 - 29 | 04109 Leipzig | 4th floor | Room 4.18
Phone + 49 (0) 341 97 35791 | Mail:



By appointment only.


Financial communication, start-ups, innovation communication