• Internationalisation (Risk, terrorism, uncertainty)
  • Multicultural Management (Cross-cultural management)
  • Regionalisation and Free trade agreements (International business, lobbying, Single Market)
  • Terrorism studies (9/11, Global terrorism, impact)



  • Prof Dr Gabriele Suder is Director, International Relations at The University of Melbourne and she is Principal Fellow at the Melbourne Business School. She is external research fellow at JETRO (Japan) and expert at the European Union (EACEA) and UNCTAD. Gabriele is also President of WAIB, the Women at AIB association, 2013 -2015. She holds a 1994 PhD in Management from the University of Bath, UK, and has become full Professor since 2004, with a career spanning across Germany, France, Finland, China, the USA and Australia. Her work mainly focuses on regionalization, market integration and non-market strategy, with high-level distinction for her work in the field of regionalization and its impact on international investment flows and trends, including the Jean Monnet Chair. She is author of numerous international business and strategy books, including 'Doing Business in Europe' (two editions) and a book series on the impact of terrorism on internationalization, and has published widely in scholarly and practitioner journals and in media (e.g., Business Week, Le Figaro, etc and on national TV). Her International Relations roles in higher education encompasses international relations orientation, development and consolidation in single- and multi- campus institutions, and centres on the creation and strategic consolidation of research, teaching and learning opportunity and value –addition with international focused reach through external governmental and institutional relationship building. She is, int. al., also active member of the Academy of International Business (and its elected WAIB President), EURAM, ANZIBA, UACES, EAIE (the European Association for International Education), IEAA (the International Education Association of Australia) and APAIE (the Asia-Pacific Association for International Education).   


Member of

  • Japan External Trade Relations Organisation- Institute of Devleoping Economies. JETRO-IDE research fellow 2013 -
  • SMEs Online International China (SMEOI). Chief Consulting Scientist 2013 -
  • UNCTAD. Expert, World Investment Report, UNCTAD 2012 -
  • Lifelong Learning expert group, EU- Education & Training, European Union. Expert, project evaluator, speaker. 2011 -
  • European Academy of International Business. Member 2004 -
  • Academy of Management (AoM). Member 2003 -
  • Academy of International Business (AIB). Mmeber 2002 -
  • Women of The Academy of International Business. President 2002 -


Selected publications


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Bath 1994
  • MPhil, University of Strathclyde 1990
  • Zw, Universitaet Wuerzburg 1988

Awards and honors

  • Not in List, 2014
  • In conjunction with the President of Microsoft International, SKEMA Innovative pedagogy Award, 2013
  • "Terrorism and the International Business Environment", CERAM Best Research Book of the Year Award, 2012
  • Jean Monnet Chair, European Union, 2011
  • "Microsoft's Partnership with UNHCR: Pro Bono Publico?", with Masters student M. Nicholas; by ECCH, Philip Law Award, 2008



Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Supervision of Master in Management or MScIB students as well as PhD in particular in the fields of - internationalisation/regionalisation including modes of entry, lobbying etc - global value chains, IOT and regionalisation - internationalisation of knowledge - risk and terrorism impact on internationalisation of firms