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Ligia Franco Pasqualin



Lecturer (FH)


+43 (316) 5453 - 6826



International Management and Entrepreneurship
Eggenberger Allee 11
Room EA11.04.416
8020 Graz


Lígia Pasqualin is a Lecturer and project manager in the Institute of International Management at FH JOANNEUM - University of Applied Sciences in Graz. Together with an MBA degree, Lígia holds a Master degree in International Management, and a bachelor degree in Social Communications.

She is coordinator of EU-funded projects and her research interests focuses on Internationalization and Innovation of Higher Education, (female) Entrepreneurship and International Strategy. Her experience also includes facilitating project lectures with regional and international companies for Market Entry Strategies and Business Model Development.

She gained research experience in various multinational projects, on competence based education, entrepreneurship & internationalization of SMEs, as well as in cross-cultural and diversity oriented initiatives. She has profound intercultural experience obtained from living and working in different countries on short term projects as well as longer term basis, like Spain, Chile, Switzerland among others. Besides academia, she has worked in the advertising business for 8 years in Brazil, where she is originally comes from. Altogether accumulating more than 17 years working experience.

Current leading projects:

InnovaT – Innovative Teaching Across Continents (Co-funded by Erasmus+) InnovaT website
Latest Publications:

Pasqualin, L. F.; Friedl, C.; Pölzl-Hobusch, U.; Beinhauer, R. (2019). Internationalization: A Global Phenomenon with Regional Differences - Perspectives of Young Universities in Austria, Chile, and Peru. In de Albuquerque Moreira, A. M. et al. (eds). Intercultural Studies in Higher Education Police and Practice. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. / Doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-15758-6 Book
More information about Ligia can be also found here: LinkedIn profile
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