EMF Institute – Institute for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Family Businesses at the Berlin School of Economics
The EMF Institute provides a definite focus for research and teaching at the Berlin School of Economics in the areas of family businesses, small and medium-sized business, entrepreneurship, and corporate succession.
This focus specifically includes:
- Identifying the concrete teaching need and realising the appropriate methods and materials, first and foremost, for the programmes at the University
- Providing expertise acknowledged outside the University in these research fields in the long-term
- Utilizing a targeted concentration of network contacts and concrete company projects to expand the links and orientation to applied practice.
The Institute's main areas of research are:
- Family businesses
- Business start-ups
- Corporate succession