Entrepreneurship Education in Context: A Case Study of the University of Twente

  • P. van der Sijde
  • A. Ridder
Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)

The University of Twente is an entrepreneurial university; this means more than just having a focus on entrepreneurship, but in the framework of this paper we restrict ourselves to this (for a more elaborate discussion on the entrepreneurial university we refer to Shane 2004; Clark 1998; Bok 2003). Entrepreneurship is an essential and consistent element in the university policy since the early 1980s and concerns infrastructure, spin-offs, teaching and research. In this paper we first give an overview of the context and how it evolved in Twente, then we focus on the teaching programme and we close with some remarks.


Business Plan Business Student Master Programme Entrepreneurial Process Teaching Entrepreneurship 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. van der Sijde
    • 1
  • A. Ridder
    • 1
  1. 1.University of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands

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