Dr. Sascha Fürst is a Research Professor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at EGADE Business School of Tecnológico de Monterrey.
Dr. Sascha is affiliated with the Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku in Finland as a research fellow in international entrepreneurship. He is also visiting professor at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen in Germany where he teaches business in the Latin American context.
Dr. Fuerts earned a PhD with distinction in International Business from the University of Turku and holds a Master of Science in Business and Engineering from the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern in Germany.
His research interests are focused on the junction between entrepreneurship, strategy, and international business.
PhD. in Economics and Business Administration with distinction in International Business
University of Turku, Finland
M.Sc. in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering
Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Best Reviewer award by Elsevier, Journal of World Business, May 2019.
"Summa Cum Laude" ("Laudatur" in the Finnish academic grading system): The thesis makes an outstanding contribution to the knowledge in its field. PhD in Economics and Business Administration, major in International Business, University of Turku (Finland), December 2017.
Thesis title: Entrepreneurial internationalization: A process perspective.
Merit Medal of Honor for his contributions to the internationalization of the School of Management, Universidad EAFIT (Medellín, Colombia), 2009.
Fellowship UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), Geneva, Switzerland, February 2009.
Portfolio Awards. Nominated Best university professor by the Colombian business magazine Portafolio, 2007.