Document Type : Research Paper



Given the increasing importance of entrepreneurship and its important role in students’ employment, this study was conducted to examine the effect of Emotional Intelligence on students' entrepreneurial intentions. A model was developed and was tested among undergraduate students of Physical Education faculty of Tehran University. The model was tested by using the Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) technique. Based on the findings of this research, Emotional intelligence dimensions have positive effects on entrepreneurial intentions of students. Since Emotional intelligence can be educated and we can develop it, so it can be an important factor in the development of students' entrepreneurial intentions and entrepreneurship.