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ESU 2010

University of Tartu, Estonia

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University of Groningen,
Groningen, Netherlands

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Hanken School of Economics
Helsinki, Finland

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ESU 2019

University of Sannio,
University of Naples Parthenope,
University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli,
Naples, Italy

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Faculty of Economics and Sociology, University of Lodz, Poland.

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Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany

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EMLYON Business School, Ecully. Lyon, France

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Southampton Solent Business School, Southampton Solent University, UK

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Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship Lund,

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Instituto Universitario de Lisboa, ISCTE – IUL,
Lisboa, Portugal

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University of Southern Denmark,
Kolding, Denmark

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University of Seville, Spain

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Sannio University of Benevento, Italy

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Bodø Graduate School of Business, Norway

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EM Lyon Entrepreneurship Research Centre, France

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ESU 2006

University of Tampere, School of Economics
and Business Administration, Hämeelinna, Finland

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ESU 2004

University of Twente, Netherlands

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ESU 2002

Valence, France

ESU 2010

University of Tartu, Estonia


ESU Conference 2010
University of Tartu, Estonia
22nd to 28th of August 2010

The ESU Conference 2010 takes place in Tartu, the second biggest city in the country. Tartu is a university-town and a city of youth! Tartu has a population of only 100,000 people, and a fifth of its citizens are students. Besides the University of Tartu , it is also home to the Estonian University of Life Sciences , the Baltic Defence College and several other educational institutions. Tartu is also a base to the Tartu Science Park , Ahhaa Science Centre and many research institutes.

Conference Venue

The conference is arranged at the University of Tartu, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. The University of Tartu is one of the oldest universities in Eastern Europe and was established in 1632 by Gustav II Adolf. The university is organized into nine faculties and five colleges. It has over 17 000 students, over 1250 doctoral students, 3500 employees, including 1700 academic employees.

Almost all the activities of the conference will take place at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. The faculty is located near the city centre, within walking distance from the conference-hotels (Hotel London, Hotel Dorpat and Hotel Pallas). The address of the conference venue is: Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Narva road 4, 51 009 Tartu, Estonia. For more information, click here.

Conference location

Dear participants,

The ESU 2010 Conference on Entrepreneurship is approaching. We are looking forward to meet you in Tartu!

More than 50 delegates from 10 different Countries have registered to the Conference and more than 30 papers have been selected to be presented.

The final program of the Conference and the detailed schedule of the Paper and PhD Sessions will be available soon. For the presenting authors, we remind you that you will have 15 minutes for the presentation and 5-10 minutes for the feedback. Please, bring your presentation on a memory stick!

A more detailed description of the social activities will be published on the website very soon.

We remind you that the Conference Hotels where we are supposed to meet you are three:

If you are going to stay in a different Hotel, please inform us!

We hope everything is OK with the organization of your transport and accommodation. Just in case, we remind you, that in case, when you are arriving to the Conference via Airport Tartu, please inform Triinu Punder about exact time (of arriving) by e-mail to Additionally please send the name of hotel where you are intended to stay to Triinu. Thank you in advance for your’s compliance, it’s necessary to ensure the enough room in Airport shuttle bus and delivering you to your’s hotel.

Other atendees (not arriving via Tartu Airport) will find more information about the train/bus connections on the Conference website (


All these locations are in the 10-15 minutes walking distance (except the Railway Station – there is Taxi necessary) from each other.


We hope you’ll enjoy the Conference and your stay in Tartu!