dr. Y. (Yu) Liu

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Associate Member ERIM
Field: Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Affiliated since 2017

Yu Liu is an Assistant Professor of Strategic Entrepreneurship in the Department of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.

Her teaching interests are focused in the areas of entrepreneurship and global strategy.

Her current research focuses on (1) internationalization of venture capital firms (2) inter-organizational networks in the global context, and (3) cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

Yu graduated as Doctor of Science in Technology (with distinction) from Aalto University in 2017. Prior to that, she graduated as MSc (Eng.) from Aalto University (2011) and as B.B.A. in Financial Management from Wuhan University (2008). Her research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal.

  • Y. Liu & M. Maula (2016). Local Partnering in Foreign Ventures: Uncertainty, Experiential Learning, and Syndication in Cross-Border Venture Capital Investments. Academy of Management Journal, 59 (4), 1407-1429. doi: 10.5465/amj.2013.0835
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Mingqi Li
  • Time frame: 2018 -
  • Strategic Entrepreneurship (2017/2018)


Visiting address

Office: Mandeville Building T07-50
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam