Janik Ole Wecks, B.Sc.

Visiting Researcher




Max-von-Laue-Straße 1
28359 Bremen
WiWi Building 2, Room F4320

Phone: +49 (0)421 218-99882
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Research topics:
• Empirical Accounting Research
• Machine Learning
• Accounitng Education

Personal Details

After graduating high school in 2018 (Lloyd-Gymnasium Bremerhaven), Janik Ole Wecks began studying business administration at the University of Bremen in the same year, in which he specialized in finance, accounting and taxation. After completing his bachelor's degree in 2021, he started his master's degree in business administration, also at the University of Bremen, majoring in finance and accounting, which he expects to graduate in 2023.

From 2019 to 2021, Mr. Wecks worked as a student assistant at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence in the Finance department. Since 2020, he has also been employed as a student assistant at the Chair of General Business Administration, Corporate Accounting and Controlling at the University of Bremen, where he has been a visiting scholar since April 2023.

Among other things, he is involved in the interdisciplinary digitization project WiWiNow contributing to the conception, development and coordination of the implementation of innovative technological solutions in the university context. This project is accompanied by related research in Accounting Education on design requirements as well as usage effects of the app. Mr. Wecks has also been a certified derivatives trader since September 2021.


Voshaar, Johannes; Wecks, Janik Ole; Johannsen, Florian; Knipp Martin; Loy, Thomas; Zimmermann, Jochen  (2022):  Supporting Students in the Transition to Higher Education: Evidence from a Mobile App in Accounting Education. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4278505.