The Introduction to Special Issue on Student Entrepreneurship
Keywords:Entrepreneural University;, Entrepreneurial Commitment, Technology Transfer;, Youth Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurhsip is becoming a more and more attractive option for students at the completion of their studies. In response to these aspirations, and recognizing the potential contribution to the economic development, Universities all around the world have experimented a broad range of course and labs to improve the formation ratio of start up by students. The impact of these programs on the Entrepreneurial orientations and on the acquisition of useful skills by the students is still a matter of question. The intention of the Special Issue with the help of this short Introductory contribution, is to offer new insights elaborated from a quite broad range of perspectives to the Scholars interested in the field.
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