Next Generation
Entrepreneurship Education

The next IEES will take place on Friday December 1st 2023 @ Stuttgart Media University.

About the iees

The platform for innovation and entrepreneurship

The International Entrepreneurship Education Summit (IEES) is an interactive conference that unites innovation and entrepreneurship professionals from universities, corporates, and startups from all over the world to share their knowledge and experience. Its focus is on exchanging ideas, inspiring and learning from each other.

Our diverse lineup of speakers, including professors, innovators, founders, designers, and coaches, will provide valuable insights into their work. It serves as a platform for everyone searching for new methods, tools, formats and workshops.

IEES in a snapshot









Call for presentations is online

Want to contribute to our next IEES on December 1st 2023 @ Stuttgart Media University?
Apply until September 16th for the second round of acceptances.

Offered formats

Coming together to share knowledge and tools

All sessions from our speakers will be in the following formats:

Here you can see an icon matching the format "Best Practice".

Best Practice

Best Practice is a presentation of a program, format, class-setup or method related to teaching and fostering innovation and entrepreneurship. Each session is planned for 18 minutes of presentation and 7 minutes of questions and discussions.

Here you can see an icon matching the format "Hands-On".


Hands-On is a condensed version of an interactive teaching format or workshop. After a short introduction attendees will experience the tools and techniques themselves. Each session will be 50 minutes in length.

Here you can see an icon matching the format "Science Pitch".

Science Pitch

Science Pitches provide the transfer between research and practice with insights from studies and research projects in entrepreneurship education and innovation and their derivations and recommendations for practice. Planned for 18 minutes of presentation and 7 minutes of Q&A.

Last year’s IEES

Speakers from the past

Every year we welcome speakers from all over the world. As experts from various fields, they offer insights into a wide range of topics.

Prof. Dr. Klaus Sailer
Munich University of Applied Sciences
Martin Lackéus
Chalmers University of Technology
Xenia Duffy
Sean Branagan
Newhouse School at Syracuse University
Judith Koeritz
Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft e.V
Prof. Dr. Andreas Kuckertz
University of Hohenheim
Prof. Dr. Alexander Brem
Institut für Entrepreneurship und Innovationsforschung, Universität Stuttgart
Prof. Dr. Taiga Brahm
Eberhard Karl University of Tübingen
Prof. Saras Sarasvathy 
University of Virginia Darden School of Business
Dr. Imke Rajamani
Falling Walls Foundation GmbH
Rajiv Vaid Basaiawmoit
Aarhus University, Faculty of Natural Sciences

Get your free ticket for the IEES now!

To visit the IEES register via Eventbrite and get your mobile e-ticket.
We are looking forward to you!

Regular updates

Don’t miss any news!

On LinkedIn we share all the latest updates, including comprehensive speaker and program information.

Also you can sign up for the IEES newsletter and never miss out on the latest updates and information about the upcoming International Entrepreneurship Education Summit! As a subscriber, you’ll be the first to know about exciting developments, including the call for presentations, speaker announcements, and other essential news that you won’t want to miss.

You can see a conference at the International Entrepreneurship Education Summit

IEES Participation

You want to participate as a speaker or as an official partner?

Here you can see an icon matching the topic "speaker".

As a speaker

We would love to hear your most innovative teaching format, your best workshop-formats or your insights and inspiring data from research. If you would like to share them with others, please send an e-mail to

As a partner

Become a partner and support entrepreneurship education! If you are interested in supporting IEES 2023, please contact


Frequently asked questions about the event

Is the International Entrepreneurship Education Summit free of charge?​

Yes, the IEES is free of charge for all guests registered on Eventbrite.​

Where can I register for the IEES?​

You can register on Eventbrite via this link.

Can I speak at the IEES?​

You are welcome to apply to speak at IEES. Just send an e-mail to

Where does IEES take place?​

The International Entrepreneurship Education Summit takes place at the Stuttgart Media University, Nobelstraße 10a, 70569 Stuttgart.​

Do you have feedback and ideas for the IEES?​

We are always open for feedback and ideas. If you would like to participate in the further development of the concept, please feel free to contact us!​

Get in touch

Do you have any questions or suggestions?

Then contact Piet Kleeßen directly by email. We look forward to hearing from you!

Zu sehen ist Piet Kleeßen, Product Owner vom International Entrepreneuership Education Summit (IEES).

Piet Kleeßen

Product Owner IEES

Zu sehen ist das Logo der des Ministeriums für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst.

The event is supported by the Stuttgart Media University, Gründermotor, Startup Campus 0711, Code_n, de-hub, Ministry of Science, Research and Art, Dornkamp Rechtsanwälte Stiller Partnership, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Generator HdM Startup Center, University of Stuttgart, Startup Region Stuttgart and Economic development in the Stuttgart region.