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Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Your learning and development journey

The Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship program begins in September each year, lasts for 24 months. The program is designed to give you a business education specializing in innovation and entrepreneurship, with a curriculum that sets graduates up to succeed as corporate intrapreneurs , start-up leaders, and innovation consultants.

The structure in two parts includes:

  • Foundation courses covering the most important aspects of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, including the "Challenge Basics / Design Thinking" course preparing you for the Summer I&E Programs
  • Advanced electives delving deeper into industries and applications e.g. Organizing & Scaling New Ventures, Entrepreneurial Sales & Marketing, Matchmakers in the Digital Economy, and from the Master programs in Global Management, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

Program timeline

September 2023
December 2023
January 2024
April 2024
April 2024
September 2024
October 2024
December 2024
January 2025
May 2025
May 2025
August 2025

Program timeline

September 2023
December 2023
January 2024
April 2024
April 2024
September 2024
October 2024
December 2024
January 2025
May 2025
May 2025
August 2025
Additional options include:

Summer Innovation & Entrepreneurship Programs

  • Join Vali Berlin's Summer Entrepreneurship Program from April to July to develop and elaborate your own startup idea
  • Receive expert mentoring, access to the ESMT and Vali Berlin network, and a structured program of workshops by entrepreneurs and thought leaders from Berlin's startup scene
  • Alternatively, take up an internship for up to six months at one of ESMT's many corporate partners and delve deep into the world of corporate innovation, giving you invaluable practical insights and preparing you to customize your learning journey in Year 2 of your degree

Winter Innovation & Entrepreneurship Programs

  • Join the NEXT program to accelerate your start-up in product-market fit, human capital, fundraising, legal, administrative, and tax issues
  • or join the corporate Entrepreneurship Program to develop venture ideas together with corporates, applying entrepreneurship within a corporate framework
  • or join a Student Consulting team project delivered for a corporate partner, in collaboration with companies in the innovation field who support entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs
Mim students

Collaborative learning

Modern business happens in networks.

ESMT students thrive in a connected world.

The value a diverse and international university ecosystem brings to your personal development is that it prepares you for any challenge and opportunity the modern world holds in stock for you. With over 30 nationalities represented at ESMT you benefit from fresh perspectives, unique experiences, and a broad set of skills. ESMT Berlin's unique approach to collaborative learning means you are set up to innovate and disrupt in diverse and international teams as second nature.

ESMT's international faculty combine the very best business teachers and researchers from around the world, brought together in Berlin to share their experience in business practice and thought leadership with a passion that puts the learning experience before everything else.

Situated in state-of-the-art facilities and supported by a world-class community of entrepreneurs and corporate partners, ESMT Berlin has laid the foundations for innovative research and excellence in the classroom.

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Dedicated Lecturers

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Admissions

 

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Rankings

 

The ESMT Master in Global Management is #1 in Germany and #10 in the world in the Financial Times Global Masters in Management ranking.

The program moved up two places to join the global top 10 and is ranked #3 for international mobility.

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Further opportunities

Choose from additional options available including the Vali Berlin Incubation or various Acceleration Programs.

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