prof.dr.ir. J. Henseler (Jörg)

Chair of Product-Market Relations

About Me

Prof. dr. ir. Jörg Henseler holds the Chair of Product-Market Relations and heads the Department of Design, Production & Management at the Faculty of Engineering Technology of the University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands. Moreover, Jörg Henseler is Visiting Professor at NOVA Information Management School, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, and Distinguished Invited Professor in the Department of Business Administration and Marketing at the University of Seville, Spain. His broad-ranging research interests encompass empirical methods of marketing and design research as well as the management of design, products, services, and brands. His outstanding teaching performance has earned him repeated recognition as "Teacher of the Year" according to Master’s in Business Administration students.

On a regular basis, Prof. Henseler provides seminars on PLS path modeling at the PLS School, through which hundreds of scholars and practitioners have been trained in structural equation modeling.

Prof. Henseler contributes to the scientific community and serves as reviewer for several scholarly journals.


Composite Materials
Partial Least Squares

Ancillary Activities

  • Universidade Nova de Lisboa
    Visiting Professor
  • Composite Modeling Verwaltungs GmbH
    Owner and member of the scientific advisory board
  • Jörg Henseler
    Providing courses on structural equation modeling


Prof. dr. ir. Henseler is a leading expert on partial least squares (PLS) path modeling, a variance-based structural equation modeling technique that is particularly useful in studies focused on the success factors for businesses. He has written several academic articles, edited two books, and chaired two conferences on PLS (see below the full list of publications). A popular guest speaker, Prof. Dr. Henseler has been invited by universities around the world-including Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (China), Freie Universität Berlin, University of Cologne, University of Duisburg, University of Hamburg, University of Kaiserslautern, University of Paderborn (all Germany), Corvinus University Budapest (Hungary), Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico), VU University Amsterdam, University of Groningen (both The Netherlands), University of Coimbra, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (both Portugal), University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), Universidad de Sevilla (Spain), Université de Fribourg (Switzerland), The University of Manchester, Warwick Business School (both UK), and Georgia State University in Atlanta (USA)-to speak to students, faculty, and professionals about structural equation modeling.


Recent Articles
Henseler, J. (2018). Using Composite Models as Auxiliary Theories in Marketing Research. Paper presented at 47th EMAC Annual Conference, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Ring (building no. 21), room W 244
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Ring  W 244
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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