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Helle Neergaard


Professor, PhD

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Helle Neergaard




Helle Neergaard is Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University. She is also the current Head of Early Career Development.

Before joining Aarhus University, she spent several years studying and working in industry in the UK. She has ten year’s boardroom experience from the non-profit organization European Council of Small Business of which she was president from 2013-15. She ran ECSB's yearly doctoral workshop  for 15 years and co-heads its Special Interest Group on Gender. She also served for a number of years as board member at the Women’s Museum in Denmark.


Helle's research passions include gender in entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship education and qualitative research methods. Through her research on women's entrepreneurship, she wants to create a better societal understanding for women's way of setting up and running a business. In entrepreneurship education she is known for her research on existential learning and development of educational interventions. Methodologically, she has a strong track record with several book chapters and books on qualitative methods.


Helle has 30 years’ experience teaching at all levels of education. She has taught international business, strategy, organization, leadership, entrepreneurship, and social innovation at Aarhus University and internationally using a student-centred learning approach. She has taught large classes with more than 300 students as well as small classes with fewer than 20 students. Currently, she mainly supervises bachelor, master and PhD students and teaches at the PhD level.

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