UNESCO Chair in Entrepreneurial Education (892), established in 2010 at the Zhejiang University, Hangzhou (China)

Fields/Disciplines: Entrepreneurial education


The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • Exchange and disseminate practical and concrete experience in entrepreneurship education through national/international conferences, publications and website;
  • Facilitate partnership through co-operative research with the top institutions, both in China and abroad, to explore ways of promoting an entrepreneurship education that responds to current needs and to the conditions of the country and region;
  • Develop strong executive programmes in entrepreneurship education focused on theoretical and practical issues of building an enterprising society, notably through a PhD programme, an optional course for college students, training programmes for school teachers and consultation of local enterprises and governments;
  • Strengthen capacity-building in entrepreneurship education through faculty/student academic visits, conferences and seminars.

Host Institution

Zhejiang University, Hangzhou (China) 

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, UNESCO Office in Beijing


Contact: Prof. Xiaozhou Xu, UNESCO Chairholder

College of Education, Zhejiang University

148, Tian Mu Shan Road

Hangzhou 310028


E-mail: xxiaozhou(at)