The European Doctoral Programme (EDP) in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management is a PhD programme that has three main objectives. The first one is to offer graduate students the opportunity to be trained in the research and academic work of three interrelated subjects; namely:
Entrepreneurship and enterprise formation
Small business management and development
SME in economic and regional development
The second objective is to promote and coach the participants individual research work addressed both to the preparation of academic papers or articles and to the doctoral dissertation itself. That is, the programme is specially addressed to graduates that have in mind as a professional horizon -or ar already working at- the academic (university) career. And the third objective is to strengthen the development of common research themes throughout the world in the general field of entrepreneurship and small business management, regional development and SME internationalisation.