Dr Laura Zizka

Dr Laura Zizka

Dr Laura Zizka

Associate Professor


  • Communications
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Higher education (hospitality and STEM)
  • Sustainability actions, initiatives, and reporting


With more than 20 years of international teaching experience, Dr. Laura Zizka has been a faculty member at EHL since 2002. As an Associate Professor, she teaches Academic Writing and Crisis/Strategic Communication to undergraduate and graduate students as well as coaching Student Business Projects and undergraduate theses. Her teaching philosophy revolves around lifelong learning, application of transferable ‘soft’ skills, and positive social change.

Dr. Zizka is the Chair of the Examination Board and is a Peer Pedagogical Coach. She animates seminars and workshops with students and staff on teaching and learning topics. Dr. Zizka is a member of the Swiss Faculty Development Network (SFDN), British Academy of Management (BAM), and Academy of Management (AOM). She has presented papers in international conferences and serves as a reviewer for several prestigious academic journals.


Received Best Developmental Paper Award at the BAM conference 2016 in the category of ‘Research Methodology’ (co-authored with Dr. Viktor Dorfler and Dr. Marc B. Stierand) with the paper entitled “Reflecting on Becoming: The Role of Savoir, Savoir-Faire, and Savoir-Être”


PhD in Management, Walden University
MA in Technical and Professional Writing Specialization, Northern Arizona University
BA in French and Sociology, Xavier University