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Dr. Emiel Eijdenberg

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Dr. Emiel Eijdenberg

Senior Lecturer, Business


Qualifications

  • PhD in Entrepreneurship, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • MSc in Business Administration, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • MSc in Marketing, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • BSc in Business Administration, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Biography

After obtaining his PhD degree in 2016, Dr. Eijdenberg worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany (2016 – 2019).  Dr. Eijdenberg’s research interests are about entrepreneurs(hip) in emerging countries. Dr. Eijdenberg is particularly interested in the personal attributes of entrepreneurs and how these attributes are related to the sustainable growth of their businesses. Dr. Eijdenberg’s work has been presented at international management conferences such as AoM, ESU, EURAM, ICSB and RENT. See for Dr. Eijdenberg’s publications: Scholar Google profile.

For research and consulting projects, Dr. Eijdenberg has secured in collaboration with others close to € 500,000 in funding from multiple organisations such as the Dutch organisation of internationalisation in education (NUFFIC) and Volkswagen Foundation. In these projects, Dr. Eijdenberg is involved as an expert for short and long-term assignments in, amongst others, Burundi, Ethiopia, Oman, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.