entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial competence, training of specialists, European experience, partnership.


The article analyzes the experience of implementing entrepreneurship ideas in the content of educational programs for training specialists in the countries of the European Union (Austria, Finland, France, Sweden, Spain, Croatia, Italy, Latvia) at the pan-European, national and institutional levels. The pan-European level provides for the orientation of EU educational policy regarding the development of regulatory documents and recommendations on initiatives that regulate the creation of a pan-European structure to ensure and coordinate the goals and results of entrepreneurial education at the EU level. The national level includes a number of strategies, plans, actions, and legislative acts developed by state bodies to adapt the process of entrepreneurship education in a specific country and involves the design of strategic and target orientations and the implementation of organizational measures that activate the motivation of the country's citizens for self-realization in the entrepreneurial vector of professional activity. The institutional level is revealed through the integration of extroverted and introverted directions of entrepreneurial education in higher educational institutions of EU countries, which determine strategic, organizational, and pedagogical decisions and actions in higher educational institutions regarding the introduction of entrepreneurship ideas into the content of specialist training through a productive partnership between: the state, educational institutions and business institutions.

The main problems of the implementation of entrepreneurship ideas in the content of educational programs for the training of specialists in the EU countries are highlighted: the lack of conceptual and methodological foundations for the formation of entrepreneurial competence of specialists in various industries; lack of motivation of teachers regarding the implementation of entrepreneurship ideas in educational courses based on an interdisciplinary approach; underfunding of innovative laboratories in higher education institutions of EU member states; unsettled mechanisms of partnership relations between education providers, business institutions and other interested parties at the international level.


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