Through this program, IFERA aims at providing its members with concrete opportunities to develop, enhance and enrich their research capabilities in the family business field, responding effectively to the diversity of needs expressed by members at different stages of career and professional development. The program is articulated in three specific tracks:


IFERA Conference, Day 1

An introduction to family business research with Introductory topics, inspiring talks, networking and mentoring.
Special focus on early stage PhD students.

Summer School

6 days, last day in conjunction with IFERA Conference, Day 1

Targeted at anyone who would like to engage in a research retreat, to deepen their knowledge in family business research though theories and methods, improving writing skills, networking and mentoring.
Special focus on mid-advanced stage PhD students and early faculty.


Development Workshop

IFERA Conference, Day 1

We assist researchers in the last stages of paper development to prepare their submissions to top journals, holding “How to publish” presentations, one-to-one discussions with Editors and Roundtable sessions.

For more information check the details at each of the tracks pages or contact us.