Institut for Virksomhedsledelse

Signe Hedeboe Frederiksen


Profile photoSigne Hedeboe Frederiksen
Institut for Virksomhedsledelse
Fuglesangs Allé 4
2628, 214
8210 Aarhus V

Telefon: +4587165035

Curriculum Vitae


Educational background

  • 2010 Oct- : Doctoral Research Student, Department of Management, Aarhus School of Business. Studies at Department of Sociology, Sussex University, UK
  • Master in Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Studies at Department of Anthropology, University of Durham, UK
  • BA in Japanese, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

My PhD research is affiliated with the research project PACE (Promoting a Culture of Entrepreneurship).
I investigate how entrepreneurship is taught in higher education and how university students experience and make sense of being entrepreneurship learners.
Specifically, I focus on how entrepreneurship is conceptualized in a formal education setting, and how students form self-understandings in relation to entrepreneurship.

Academic experience

  • Assistant professor, 2017-
  • Research assistant, 2014-2017
  • PhD student, 2011-14
  • Research assistant, 2011


Research Interests

  • Entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education
  • Entrepreneurial learning
  • Higher education
  • Learning and identity
  • Gender and entrepreneurship
  • Qualitative methods, ethnography

Download PhD Dissertation:
Learning to Become Entrepreneur(ial). New Perspectives on Enterprise Education in Practice 


Identity work in entrepreneurship education: activating, scripting and resisting the entrepreneurial self

Frederiksen, S. H. & Berglund, K., jun. 2020, I: International Small Business Journal. 38, 4, s. 271-292

Talking about experience in experiential entrepreneurship education. Investigating the figurative language in use

Frederiksen, S. H., 2019.

Project Half Double: training practitioners, working with visuals, practice reflections and small and medium-sized enterprises

Rode, A. L. G., Frederiksen, S. H. & Svejvig, P., 11 dec. 2018, 59 s.

A CULTure of entrepreneurship education

Frederiksen, S. H., Hannibal, M., Farny, S. & Jones, S., 2018, Institutionalization of Entrepreneurship Research. Fayolle, A., Landström, H., Gartner, W. B. & Berglund, K. (red.). Routledge

Learning to become entrepreneur(ial): New perspectives on enterprise education in practice

Frederiksen, S. H., mar. 2017, Aarhus University. 233 s.

Project Half Double: Addendum: Current Results for Phase 1, January 2017

Svejvig, P., Rode, A. L. G. & Frederiksen, S. H., 31 jan. 2017, Industriens Fond, Aarhus Universitet, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Implement Consulting Group. 42 s.

The Collaborative Project Owner in Theory and Practice: Examples from Project Half Double

Frederiksen, S. H. & Svejvig, P., 2017. 8 s.

A CULTure of Entrepreneurship Education

Farny, S., Frederiksen, S. H., Hannibal, M. & Jones, S., 31 aug. 2016, I: Entrepreneurship & Regional Development. 28, 7-8, s. 514-535 22 s.

Project Half Double: Preliminary Results for Phase 1, June 2016

Svejvig, P., Ehlers, M., Adland, K. T., Grex, S., Frederiksen, S. H., Borch, M. M., Boston, N. E., Erichsen, D. B., Gyldahl, C., Ludwig, C. B. & Pedersen, S. E., jun. 2016, Industriens Fond, Aarhus Universitet, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Implement Consulting Group. 77 s.

Entrepreneurship Education as Identity Workspace

Frederiksen, S. H., 2016, Academy of Management Proceedings 2016. Academy of Management, 12509

The Promise of Process. Learning through Enterprise in Higher Education

Frederiksen, S. H., 2016.

Methods in Entrepreneurship Education Research: A Review and Integrative Framework

Blenker, P., Trolle Elmholdt, S., Frederiksen, S. H., Korsgaard, S. & Wagner, K., 2014, I: Education + Training. 56, 8/9, s. 697-715

Identity: a keyword in entrepreneurship education

Frederiksen, S. H., 2013.

Identity matters in entrepreneurship education: Figuring the entrepreneurial self in the classroom

Frederiksen, S. H., 2013.

Identity – a Keyword in Entrepreneurship, Education, and Learning.

Frederiksen, S. H., 2013.