Conference topics

We expect a tremendous forum to discuss recent, original research conducted on entrepreneurship and small business. Papers and presentations will be in English. All submitted proposals, taking the form of extended abstracts or full papers, will be peer reviewed prior to acceptance.

Papers, either theoretical or empirical, must be clearly linked to Entrepreneurship and/or Small Business. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Entrepreneurship and its Historical and Contemporary Context
  • Entrepreneurship and Formal and Informal Institutions
  • Entrepreneurship and Regional Development
  • Entrepreneurship and Education
  • Entrepreneurial Motives
  • Employers versus Solo Self-Employed
  • Work Hybridization and Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship and Sustainability
  • Eco-Entrepreneurship
  • Universities, Innovation, Entrepreneurship
  • Business Incubation
  • Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital
  • Networks and Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Culture
  • Small Business and Crisis
  • Entrepreneurship and Policy
  • Creativity and Entrepreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Team Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship Theory
  • History of Economic Thought in the Area of Entrepreneurship

Submission guidelines

  • Organisers will consider papers or extended abstracts.
  • All papers or extended abstracts should be sent to UNIDU by e-mail:
  • Please identify your email with subject “Name and Surname”. In case you are a PhD student, do not forget to mention it in the subject.
  • Full paper must be written in English and submitted in Word format.
  • Use 11 pt Calibri font.
  • Set the paper size to A4 (21 × 29.7 cm).
  • The page margins must be set as: top 2.5 cm, left 2.5 cm, right 2.5 cm, bottom 2.5 cm.
  • Include tables and figures at appropriate points in the text; ensure all figures and tables are cited in the text, in numerical order.
  • Check that all the figures and tables are clearly legible.
  • Suggested paper length is 20 pages, including all figures, tables and references.
  • The first page of the full paper should contain the following information:

The paper should be structured as follows:

  • Paper title.
  • Authors: full name of authors, use numbers to indicate affiliations if necessary.
  • Affiliation: provide addresses of the authors’ institutes; and also email of the corresponding author.
  • Abstract: less than 250 words, present the main points of the paper.
  • Topic of the workshop.
  • Keywords: 4 keywords.