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Entrepreneurship and Gender in Higher Engineering Education in Germany

  • Dominik MayEmail author
  • Bengue Hosch Dayican
  • Liudvika Leisyte
  • Karsten Lensing
  • Lisa Sigl
  • Claudius Terkowsky
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Abstract

In the past years European economic and employment policies increasingly underline the strategically important role of higher education institutions (HEIs) in boosting Europe’s innovation potential through supplying highly skilled labour [1]. Two key priorities are particularly emphasized: The first is to embed entrepreneurship into higher education curricula in order to further develop the knowledge triangle that integrates education, research, and innovation with each other [2].

Keywords

Entrepreneurship Gender Content Analysis Engineering Curricula 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dominik May
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bengue Hosch Dayican
    • 1
  • Liudvika Leisyte
    • 1
  • Karsten Lensing
    • 1
  • Lisa Sigl
    • 1
  • Claudius Terkowsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Engineering Education Research Group, Center for Higher EducationTU Dortmund UniversityDortmundGermany

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