On 12,12, 2008, Dr. Bernard Musyck visited IBSU to explore ways of collaborating with your institution and its faculty during the next academic year and beyond. He met with deans and international relations office. Meeting was very productive for further cooperation.
He was open to any form of collaboration such as for instance an ERASMUS+ grant for a visiting teaching assignment but also other forms of collaboration could be considered (student exchange, joint degrees, research collaboration, temporary or longer-term employment and joint program.
Dr. Bernard Musyck is a Regional Economist and holds a PhD in economics from the University of Sussex (United Kingdom) and a Master’s degree in the same field from the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium, his country of origin). He is currently Associate Professor at the School of Economic Sciences and Administration, Frederick University, Nicosia (Cyprus).
Bernard has gained more than 20 years experience in academia and consultancy working on regional development and innovation in Europe. He has participated in a range of advisory work including regional innovation strategies, evaluations of EU Structural Fund programmes and the monitoring of innovation policy frameworks. His research interests are in the field of innovation policies, including the latest initiatives concerning smart specialisation strategies in Europe and beyond as well as local development and tourism. His teaching experience include courses in Economics and European Economics (undergraduate) and Innovation and International Economics modules at the graduate level (MBA program, conventional and Distance Learning). Bernard is fluent in English, French, Dutch and German and can converse in Greek.