Global Entrepreneurship Education Summit (GEES)

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
European Innovation Academy
Institution website:
Wednesday, 26 July, 2023 to Thursday, 27 July, 2023
Registration fee:
Fee reductions/waivers:
Eligible for Erasmus+ funding. Please contact the Erasmus+ or International Coordinator in your institution for information about grant application
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Saturday, 1 July, 2023
Accommodation not provided
Contact person details:
Olga Reili, University Relations Manager,

European Innovation Academy is hosting a two-day conference Global Entrepreneurship Education Summit (26-27 July 2023) to bring together universities worldwide to network and share the best practices of innovative ways of teaching entrepreneurship. The interactive conference offers insight into the world’s leading entrepreneurship program and the digital champion of Europe teaching methodology, case studies from UC Berkeley, Silicon Valley, and elsewhere and gives a valuable opportunity to expand your professional network by meeting other faculty, mentors, and speakers from the world’s top universities and companies. In addition, there will be a poster session where you have a chance to present your university’s entrepreneurship initiatives and network with colleagues from all across the globe.


The program takes place concurrently with  European Innovation Academy 2023 Porto ( for the students, so it’s an excellent opportunity to see and get a real EIA experience.


Universities that are part of ERASMUS+ are entitled to attend and finance their participation in GEES through Erasmus Staff Mobility.


Who is the event for?

The Global Entrepreneurship Education Summit is designed to support university representatives who are:

- looking to enhance and innovate their teaching methods

- committed to overcoming challenges in entrepreneurship education

- experience innovative learning for the benefit of their students

- seeking to expand their global network by sharing the best practices and connecting with like-minded professors from around the world


Course Outline

- Entrepreneurship Education Today and Tomorrow

- The Future of Entrepreneurship Education Panel Session

- Latest Studies and Practices on Innovative Entrepreneurship Education

- Case Studies on Using Innovative Entrepreneurship Education Methods

- EIA Program Keynotes

- Innovative Entrepreneurship Education Methods – Workshop

- Poster-session – case studies from partnering universities

- Visit to EIA Startup Expo on 28 July 2023, which is the largest student expo on entrepreneurship in the world with around 650 participants and 125 business ideas


Minimum English Level



Participation fee:

Early Bird: €299 (until 31 January, 2023)

Regular Bird: €499 (until 30 April, 2023)

Late Bird: €699



An interactive conference  on new methods, concepts, workshop tools, and best practices for the learning and facilitation of entrepreneurship education and innovation.





Accommodation Options: Please note accommodation costs are extra.

EIA recommends staying at

- Exe Almada Porto

- Porto AS 1829

- Eurostars Porto Centro 


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