Kristina Stamenovic – Institute of Business Administration (IAE), 5 rue de 22e B.C.A. 06300 Nice, France

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.S.P.2020.111


4th International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2020 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Online/Virtual, September 3, 2020, SELECTED PAPERS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; ISBN 978-86-80194-31-8, ISSN 2683-4510

Abstract:

The Erasmus international mobility programme represent a significant step in a student’s
development. In the past decades, millions of European students gained experience and lifelong learning
period from prestigious universities abroad. Erasmus students are seen as independent people, curious
about cultures and languages, open to new ideas and especially predisposed to become entrepreneurs.
This study was designed to identify the entrepreneurial attitude of Erasmus students in order to ascertain
the contribution of international mobility. For this purpose, the expectations of international students
who benefited from the Erasmus Plus Programme were compared to the level of satisfaction after
completing the international mobility programme at Institute of Business Administration (IAE), University
of Sophia Antipolis, Nice. Factors that most influenced students’ departure in Erasmus mobility are
academic and professional opportunities abroad. The data for this study was collected using a questionnaire
and sent in collaboration with International Relations Office of IAE Nice. The results indicate that
international mobility had a high impact on student’s self-confidence and relational skills. Regarding
professional and social life, the entrepreneurial attitude was increased by the Erasmus experience.

Keywords:

Entrepreneurial attitude, Entrepreneurship, International mobility, Erasmus.

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