Entrepreneurship education conference in Helsinki 2-3 October 2019

Call for papers: The 13th Entrepreneurship Education Conference YKTT2019


Time: Wed 2 – Thu 3 October 2019

Place: Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Ratapihantie 13, Helsinki, Finland

(see: http://www.haaga-helia.fi/en/about-haaga-helia/campuses/pasila-campus?userLang=en )


The aim of the Entrepreneurship Education Conference is to bridge the gap between academic researchers, teachers and practitioners, and enhance the discussion between these three fields. The conference also aims to help the junior researchers to start writing and presenting their research in academic conferences.

The main theme this year is:

The Trail of Entrepreneurship Education  –   From Childhood to Future Work and Entrepreneurship


We especially welcome contributions to the following five theme groups:

  1. Future competency needs and entrepreneurship competencies (T1)
  2. Experiential learning and the pedagogy of entrepreneurship education (T2)
  3. Entrepreneurial culture in different learning environments (T3)
  4. Growth into entrepreneurship in different contexts (T4)
  5. Entrepreneurship education and sustainability (T5)


There are two calls, one for Research Papers (full papers, work in progress, teaching case studies) and the other for Practitioner Development Workshops (projects or cases). All theoretical and methodological approaches are welcome. You can submit/present either in Finnish or English.


All submitted proposals will be double blind peer-reviewed and feedback will be provided on submissions. Important dates:


​Wed 15 May 2019 ​Abstracts to be submitted
​Fri 14 June 2019 ​Information on accepted abstracts
​Fri 30 Aug 2019 ​Research papers to be submitted



The abstracts will be published in an electronic abstract book. After the conference, an electronic double-blind reviewed conference proceedings will also be published.

Pre-conference: A full-day workshop for academic writing is arranged on Tue 1 October, 2019, also on Haaga-Helia Pasila Campus. (http://yrkas-tutkimus.fi/ lisätietoja)


You are warmly welcome to submit the abstract and to take part in the conference!


On behalf of the conference team

Tarja Römer-Paakkanen,

Ph.D. Adjunct Professor



You can find general information about the conference and practical information about participation on these pages:


You can contact the organizers via email: yktt2019@haaga-helia.fi


In co-operation:

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences and University of Helsinki/Department of Economics and Management