Membership benefits 

By becoming a member of ECSB you start to be part of the large and most qualified pan-European community of entrepreneurship experts, with long traditions and highest academic standards. ECSB offers you numerous benefits in terms of research, teaching and cooperation at each stage of academic life: for PhD students, early career academics and advanced career scholars. 

Find out more about YOUR benefits by clicking on one of the items below.

Benefits for PhD students

RESEARCH

  • Possibility to attend high-quality research driven ECSB flagship conferences: RENT and 3E
  • Possibility to attend the full-day ECSB Doctoral Workshop in association with the RENT conference each year
  • Opportunity to compete for the Best Doctoral Proposal Award, the José Maria Veciana Award for the Best Conference Paper, and the International Small Business Journal Best Paper Award on Critical Perspectives in Entrepreneurship & Small Business Research
  • Publishing opportunities in ECSB Frontiers in European Entrepreneurship Research (RENT Anthologies published by Edward Elgar) and special issues of internationally recognized journals
  • Access to ECSB co-branded events and ECSB Webinars, including webinars devoted to PhD students’ needs 

TEACHING

  • Access to the series of Case Studies for Entrepreneurship Teaching restricted to ECSB members only
  • Professional development and sharing of teaching practice at 3E entrepreneurship education conference

CAREER AND NETWORKING

  • Creating a network of PhD members that continues after RENT conference
  • Opportunity of creating or being part of one of ECSB SIGs
  • Possibility to attend PDWs at the RENT and 3E conferences
  • Access to read and contribute to the ECSB Research Blog
  • Access to career service – job announcements

FINANCIAL ADVANTAGES

  • Reduced fees for ECSB membership
  • Reduced registration fees to RENT and 3E conferences
  • Opportunity to apply for the ECSB Research Event Fund
  • Reduced registration fees to selected international conferences (for example ICSB and many others)
  • Discounts on selected books and journals
Benefits for Early Career Academics

RESEARCH

  • Possibility to attend high-quality research driven ECSB conferences: RENT and 3E
  • Possibility to attend the ECSB Post-doc paper development workshop at the RENT conference
  • Opportunity to compete for the Post-Doctoral Writing Workshop Award, the José Maria Veciana Award for the Best Conference Paper (young researcher), and the International Small Business Journal Best Paper Award on Critical Perspectives in Entrepreneurship & Small Business Research
  • Publishing opportunities in the ECSB Frontiers in European Entrepreneurship Research (RENT Anthologies published by Edward Elgar) and special issues of internationally recognized journals
  • Access to ECSB co-branded events and ECSB Webinars

TEACHING

  • Access to the series of Case Studies for Entrepreneurship Teaching restricted to ECSB members only
  • Professional development and sharing of teaching practice at 3E entrepreneurship education conference

CAREER AND NETWORKING

  • Possibility to attend the ECSB Early Career Mentoring Programme as a mentee
  • Possibility to attend the ECSB Mid-career consortium held during the RENT conference
  • Opportunity of creating or being part of one of ECSB SIGs
  • Possibility to attend Professional Development Workshops at RENT and 3E conferences
  • Access to read and contribute to the ECSB Research Blog
  • Access to the ECSB career service – job announcements

FINANCIAL ADVANTAGES

  • Reduced registration fees to RENT and 3E conferences
  • Opportunity to apply for the ECSB Research Event Fund
  • Reduced registration fees to selected international conferences (for example ICSB and many others)
  • Discounts on books and journals
Benefits for Advanced Career Scholars

RESEARCH

  • Possibility to attend high-quality research driven ECSB conferences: RENT and 3E
  • Opportunity to compete for International Small Business Journal Best Paper Award on Critical Perspectives in Entrepreneurship & Small Business Research
  • Publishing opportunities in ECSB Frontiers in European Entrepreneurship Research (RENT Anthologies published by Edward Elgar) and special issues of internationally recognized journals
  • Access to ECSB co-branded events and to ECSB Webinars

TEACHING

  • Access to the series of Case Studies for Entrepreneurship Teaching restricted to ECSB members only
  • Professional development and sharing of teaching practice and research at 3E entrepreneurship education conference

CAREER AND NETWORKING

  • Opportunity to become an ECSB Fellow
  • Opportunity to give back to the community by engaging as a mentor/facilitator in various ECSB initiatives for PhD students (such as the Doctoral workshop) and early and mid-career academics (such as the ECSB Mid-Career Mentoring Programme or Post-doc paper development workshop as a mentor)
  • Opportunity of creating or being part of one of ECSB SIGs
  • Possibility to attend Professional Development Workshops at RENT and 3E conferences
  • Access to read and contribute to the ECSB Research Blog
  • Access to the ECSB career service – job announcements

FINANCIAL ADVANTAGES

  • Reduced registration fees to RENT and 3E conferences
  • Opportunity to apply for the ECSB Research Event Fund
  • Reduced registration fees to selected international conferences (for example ICSB and many others)
  • Discounts on books and journals