Journal of Entrepreneurship Education (Print ISSN: 1098-8394; Online ISSN: 1528-2651)


University Students and Entrepreneurship: An Empirical Analysis on Italian Universities

Author(s): Gianpaolo Iazzolino, Ilda Maria Coniglio, Saverino Verteramo, Carlo Giglio

This paper investigates the level and the determinant factors of interest to entrepreneurship among university undergraduate students in Italy. The aim of the research is to measure how the attitudes are relevant in the decision-making process that leads the student to approach entrepreneurship and to understand if institutions can support this process. The research is based on a survey carried out under the GUESSS Project in 2016 on 4,446 students from 39 Italian universities