President's Welcome
Mission & Values
Executive Leadership
Alaric Naude, Ph.D.
Welcome to City University of Paris (CityU Paris), where your educational and career aspirations find a vibrant platform for growth and success.

As you embark on your journey with us, we assure you that our commitment to high-quality education remains unwavering. We strive to stay at the forefront of industry trends, equipping our students with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in their respective fields. Our degrees reflect the practical realities of the business world, ensuring that you graduate with a competitive edge.

But our dedication extends beyond academic excellence. Sustainability and affordability are cornerstones of our approach. We believe that education should be accessible to all, regardless of location or circumstances. By embracing flexible delivery methods and reducing costs, we make it possible for you to pursue your          
                                                                            dreams without compromising on quality.

Joining CityU Paris means gaining access to a network of prestigious business and management organizations. These memberships open doors to invaluable real-world benefits and opportunities, ensuring that your education is enriched by practical experiences. We constantly collaborate with educational partners to refine our courses and offerings, enabling us to stay up-to-date with the latest practices in the ever-evolving landscape of higher education.

Thank you for considering City University of Paris as your educational partner. We are excited to embark on this transformative journey with you, empowering you to unlock your full potential and achieve your goals. 

Together, let's build a future that is filled with knowledge, growth, and endless possibilities.

Our mission

To advocate learning with global experience, and accomplish the possibilities, for a holistic impact through professional excellence.

Our vision

Drive accomplishments in education, business and research to shape the future of the professionals globally.

Our values

Innovation Driven - in pursuit of opportunities focused on for a change in business studies.   
- developing an atmosphere of engaged members who value everyone and impact their circle.
Resilience - encourage to bounce back and adapt to cope with challenges.
Passion - demonstrating the sense of energy to achieve and grow.
Visionary - prepare a clear path and purpose for our students' benefit.
Alaric Naude
Alaric Naudé (Ed.D, Ph.D.) is a scholar with a strong background in academia. Prior to founding City University of Paris, he mustered extensive experience teaching at various universities. He has held teaching positions at Suwon Science College, affiliated with Suwon University in South Korea, as well as Seoul National University of Education. He has taught courses that are part of partnership programs with Griffith University and the University of Queensland in Australia. His teaching expertise spans multiple disciplines, including business, communication, linguistics, and research. Alaric Naudé continues to contribute his knowledge and expertise in these fields through his ongoing teaching endeavors.
Agnes Horry
Vice-President, Administration
Agnes Horry is a professional with a passion for business management and development. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the esteemed University of Paris I: Pantheon-Sorbonne, where she honed her intellectual prowess. Her academic journey continued with a master's degree in business from ESM-A Marne la Vallée, equipping her with strategic acumen. Additionally, Agnes earned a master's degree in project management from Institut Supérieur d'Etudes en Alternance du Management, further enhancing her organizational and leadership skills. With extensive work experience in both France and Australia, Agnes has successfully navigated diverse markets, making her a valuable asset in fostering international business growth.
Adam Roche
Vice President, External Relations
Adam Roche (JD, LLM, CPA) is a professor of accounting at Henan University of Animal Husbandry and Economy in Zhengzhou, China. Prior to Zhengzhou, he taught accounting and finance at Luoyang Normal University. He started his career working in Mergers and Acquisition at KPMG in New York City and Silicon Valley, where he focused his practice on buy and sell-side due diligence. When he’s not teaching or enjoying hotpot, you might find Adam on the water. He loves the sea and dreams of one day sailing around the world.
Dennis Gouws
Vice President, Academic Affairs
Dennis Gouws, a distinguished academic, holds a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut, a Master of Arts from Northeastern University, and a Higher Education Teaching Certificate from Harvard University. His educational journey signifies a commitment to excellence and a passion for advancing knowledge. With a strong research background, Dr. Gouws contributes significantly to academia and stands out as an accomplished scholar, blending research acumen with a commitment to effective teaching methodologies.
Gabriel Magen
Director, Research
Gabriel Magen is an accomplished technology leader with 25+ years of experience, shaping the industry through expertise in systems architecture, software engineering, and project leadership. As an R&D and Strategy Manager at a leading cybersecurity firm, he guides digital transformation and innovation. With a background as a helicopter technician, Gabriel's journey includes roles at Motorola, Alvarion, and Qualityline, along with co-founding Magnifitec as VP of R&D.
Dr. Michael S. Kahler
Business & Education
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Dr. Roy Virgen Jr
Business & Management
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Dr. Rommel Maglaya
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Prof. Dr. Wilson Tay
Entrepreneurship & Management
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Prof. Dr. Alaric Naude
Education & Management
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Dr. Jay-Arr C. Tayao
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Dr. Alisher Toshpulotov
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International Business Associates
Dr. Jiramate Udomprayoonsak
Special Programs
Prof. Dr. Wilson Tay
Special Programs
Mindquest Consulting & Coaching
Sathya Murasen
Special Programs
Origin Academy
Dr. Kirati Wongwisutthirat
Special Programs
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