The overall objective of the study is to provide factual information on the state of play of the teaching of entrepreneurship in European higher education institutions, both in quantitative terms (e.g. number of Chairs, courses, professors and students involved, etc.) and in qualitative terms (pedagogical tools used, identified main obstacles, indicators and criteria of best practice, etc.).
Specific objectives include:
a) to assess in quantitative terms the presence of entrepreneurship courses and programmes in European higher education institutions;
b) to identify strengths and weaknesses in European higher education institutions, as regards offering entrepreneurship teaching;
c) to investigate the most common teaching methods currently in use, and the most innovative ones, and identify best practice in delivering entrepreneurship education at this level;
d) to highlight the role of public policies and identify relevant measures of support;
e)to draw conclusions and recommendations for policy action.