Entrepreneurial Culture, Ethics and Global Citizenship
Cod: 62130
Department: DCSG
Scientific area: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Total working hours: 156
Total contact time: 40

As global citizenship is a cross-cutting theme in this master's degree, this curricular unit interconnects the concepts of culture, ethics, and citizenship, enabling the study of global innovation policies and national and international approaches to entrepreneurial culture. The impact of global citizenship on the definition and promotion of human rights in digital society will also be discussed.

Entrepreneurial Culture



Social responsability


  • Know the global innovation policies promoted by the leading international organizations;
  • Critically discuss the different approaches of the entrepreneurial culture;
  • Understand the interrelation between national culture and global trends about entrepreneurship;
  • Analyze the impact of global citizenship on the definition and promotion of human rights in the digital society.

  1. Global innovation policies
  2. National and international perspectives on entrepreneurial culture
  3. Global Citizenship and Human Rights

Mandatory bibliography:

Davies, I., Evans, M., & Reid, A. (2005). Globalising citizenship education? A critique of “global education” and“citizenship education.” British Journal of Educational Studies, 53(1), 66–89. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8527.2005.00284.x

Davies, I., Ho, L. C., Kiwan, D., Peck, C. L., Peterson, A., Sant, E., & Waghid, Y. (2018). The Palgrave Handbook of GlobalCitizenship and Education. Palgrave Macmillan UK. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-59733-5

Franco, J. E. (2020). Europa ao Espelho de Portugal: Ideia(s) de Europa na cultura portuguesa. Temas e Debates.

Gabrielsson, M., Gabrielsson, P., & Dimitratos, P. (2014). International Entrepreneurial Culture and Growth ofInternational New Ventures. Management International Review, 54(4), 445–471. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11575-014-0213-8

UNESCO Brasil. (2015). Educação para a cidadania global: Preparando alunos para os desafios do século XXI.Organização das Nações Unidas para a Educação, a Ciência e a Cultura.


Evaluation is made on individual basis and it involves the coexistence of two modes: continuous assessment (60%) and final evaluation (40%). Further information is detailed in the Learning Agreement of the course unit.