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SME Management Graduate School

Sustainable Managing Entrepreneurs”

Graduiertenschule Mittelstand  nachhaltiges & verantwortungsvolles Wirtschaften


Upcoming Events:

  • One Day Seminar: “Phenomenally good or fundamentally wrong? A phenomenon-based approach to research project development” by Jun.-Prof. Dr. Alexander Vossen.On March 27th at 12:00-14:30 in US-F104. More information and registration process are available at the following link.

About the Graduate School:

  • The vision and mission of the SME Management Graduate School is to advance interdisciplinary entrepreneurship research and to analyze relevant topics on an international level. The school serves as a platform to discuss heterogeneous approaches in this field across theory and practice.
  • The SME Management Graduate School provides young researchers, from a variety of disciplines, the opportunity to advance their new research ideas at a high quality level, supervised by experienced researchers and guest lecturers.
  • The SME Graduate School is part of the School of Business and Economic Disciplines (Faculty III)of Siegen University and started in 2018 officially. It is built on the experiences of the Research School Business & Economics.
  • The Graduate School focuses on sustainable SME Management, Family Business and German Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (“Mittelstand”) from different perspectives (such as business administration, economics, information systems).
  • The GradSchool offers combined Master and Doctoral courses designed to prepare students for successful, research-oriented careers in the field of SME Management.
  • The idea is to enable students to start research after their bachelor degree parallel to their master studies, to gain first experiences (paper writing, presentation, networking, collaboration, etc.) to be prepared for a Ph.D. afterwards and to enter academia as a career.