Emil Helienek

Emil Helienek

Principal Lecturer

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Management


Principal Lecturer in International Business; Programme Leader: Joint MSc in European Business and Finance

Emil is Nottingham Business School's transnational academic programme director for Central and Eastern Europe and also Programme Leader for the joint master degree with Brno University of Technology in the Czech Republic, University of National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria and the University of Economics in Katowice in Poland (MSc in European Business and Finance). He is also NTU verifier for various academic programmes at various Central and Eastern European and Russian universities.

External activity

Emil has been with Nottingham Business School since 1991. He speaks and writes fluently in seven European languages including Russian. Before his arrival to Nottingham, Emil held the managing director position in the Institute of International Relations, Ministry of Education in Slovakia, where his responsibilities included strategic management of the academic exchanges between the Slovak Republic and a great number of countries and institutions.

Emil held also various senior academic positions in Slovakia including the post of Pro-Vice Chancellor for International cooperation and member of the Academic Board at MB University. He has also received the prestigious academic title Docent in the Czech Republic.

Emil teaches International Business and Strategy on Masters level courses. He has also been involved in the management and teaching delivered in partner institutions in Poznan, Torun, Katowice, Varna, Sofia, Brno, Bratislava, Banska Bystrica, Ljubljana, New Delhi, UMIST in Manchester and Baku. Emil has over 30 years academic experience on teaching Business and Economics at universities in Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, India and CIS.