Metin Gürler has completed his undergraduate study at İhsan Doğramacı Bilkent University, Department of Economics in 1994. He has completed his master education at Marmara University, Department of Economics. He completed his PhD studies in the same department and worked in various manufacturing and service sectors as a professional and entrepreneur at different levels while he has been working as a consultant in many competitiveness, strategy, innovation and cluster projects. He gave undergraduate and graduate level courses at İstinye University in 20162017. He is teaching International Competitiveness Policy, Current Issues in Foreign Trade, International Retail Management, International Trade Policy and Target Products & Target Markets courses at Medipol University since 2018; International Economics at Haliç University and Introduction to Economics at Galata University. Competitiveness of sectors, cities, provinces and nations, clusters, middle income trap, growth economy, economic policy, education, health tourism, health economy, innovation, foreign trade and human capital are his main study areas.