Dr. Holger Briel Joins UGSM-Monarch

It is with great pleasure that UGSM-Monarch Business School Switzerland announces the appointment of Dr. Holger Briel, Ph.D. to the position of Professor of International Business.

Dr. Briel currently holds the position of Associate Professor in the Department of Communications & Media Studies at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. He holds a Ph.D. in Cultural Theory from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an M.A. in Comparative Literature from the University Michigan, Ann Arbor. He also holds a B.A. in English from Eberhardt-Karls-Uiversitat Tubingen, Germany. Professor Briel also completed a portion of his graduate studies at the Universite de Paris, Sorbonne.

Professor Briel has taught at several universities in the past including: The University of Innsbruck, New York University Skopje, Aristotle University Thessaloniki, The University of Athens and the University of Surrey. He has also held Vice-Rector and Deanship positions at New York Unviersity Skopje. He is the recipient of many research grants and fellowships and is a well published academic with many books, book chapters and peer reviewed articles on Cultural Studies. He is also a member of the EU Council for Higher Education. He has supervised several Ph.D. dissertations and over twenty Master level theses and sits as editor on several journals.

We look forward to the collaboration of Dr. Briel with our graduate students and are confident that he will bring great energy and drive to his supervisions. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Briel to the Faculty.

You May View Dr. Briel’s Extended Biography Here