MAGNET’s main activities are:

  • Development and pilot-testing a training-of-trainers peer-learning programme for people active in the field of migrant entrepreneurship support (Migrant Entrepreneurship Academy)
  • Development of an Open Toolkit for Migrant Entrepreneurship Support on the basis of good-practice analysis and improvement broad and
  • Promotion and coordination of holistic networking activities in the migrant entrepreneurship support field, both on regional, national and transnational level

Official project website

Network for Migrant Entrepreneurship Support

This international network for migrant entrepreneurship support aims to:

  • Create opportunities for sharing information, experience and already existing methods and instruments in the field of migrant entrepreneurship support at regional and European level,
  • Facilitate the exchange of good practice, learning from best practices and assessing possibilities to transfer elements of best practices to other countries, regions or contexts
  • Identify common opportunities and challenges in the field of migrant entrepreneurship support
  • Evaluate specific instruments, such as mentoring, financing, sustainability, and the specific needs target groups, such as women and youth as (potential) entrepreneurs
  • Identify areas for further cooperation between members and possible synergies
  • Disseminate practical information and guidelines on methods and instruments for migrant entrepreneurship support to a broad audience of stakeholders
  • Review the current discourse taking place in Europe and internationally on Entrepreneurial competences

Migrant Entrepreneurship Academy- Apply now!

Do you want to expand your organisation into programmes for migrant entrepreneurs?

Are you a student interested in migrant entrepreneurship support?

MAGNET’s brand new Migrant Entrepreneurship Academy provides insights from experts of different sectors from across Europe. It is aimed at practitioners as well as academics. More information on this university-level programme for continuing education here .

There is no tuition fee this year, and places are limited so apply now here:


Projektzeitraum 01.10.2017 - 30.09.2020
Fördergeber EU
Förderprogramm COSME
Logo - Europäische Union
Projekt­verantwortung (Universität für Weiterbildung Krems) Mag. Mag. Isabella Skrivanek
Projekt­mitarbeit Univ.-Prof. Dr. Mathias Czaika Mag. Dr. Anna Faustmann Isabell Grundschober, BEd, BSc, MA Adriana Harm, M. Gregor Pirker Mag. Mag. Isabella Skrivanek


Skrivanek, Isabella (2022). Inklusive Zulassungsprozesse für MigrantInnen durch (mehr) Validierung? Erfahrungen aus dem Lehrgang Migrant Entrepreneurship Support. In: Fellner, Magdalena; Pausits, Attila; Pfeffer, Thomas; Oppl, Stefan, Validierung und Anerkennung non-formal und informell erworbener Kompetenzen an Hochschulen. Rahmenbedingungen, Erfahrungen und Herausforderungen: 107-115, Waxmann, Münster, New York


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