The Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship study program provides advanced business knowledge alongside enabling you to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and equipping you with the proper skills and tools to successfully apply your innovative ideas to practice.
In addition, the unique format and the holistic, interdisciplinary approach of the study program let you explore new horizons and highly topical subjects that make the Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship a truly unique experience.
This way, you evolve into a responsible entrepreneur with a broad cultural understanding and a strong personality.
Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship at a Glance
September (Pre-Master: May)
Language of Instruction
18 months (Single Degree)
24 months (Dual Degree)
90-120 ECTS (depending on the first degree)
1 of 6 International Focuses
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Projects
1 integrated Semester Abroad or Dual Degree
First academic degree in business studies (except for Pre-Master)
excellent English skills
MBS Best Scholarship
MBS offers a limited number of partial scholarships to outstanding candidates.
Course of Studies
The curriculum of the Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship study program at Munich Business School is based on four pillars:
Core Modules not only provide you with a strong foundation of international business and management knowledge and the appropriate know-how to apply it to practice, but they also feature a one-of-a-kind combination of subjects that go far beyond the contents of conventional business studies – making the Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship a unique study program.
Focus Modules are exclusive to the Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship and have been specifically designed to provide you with cutting-edge expert knowledge on innovation strategies, ideation, and prototyping, starting and scaling a business, and much more expertise that you want to command in order to become an innovative entrepreneur.
Two Innovation and Entrepreneurship Projects challenge your entrepreneurial skillset already during your studies. In cooperation with your fellow students, you learn how to create a startup idea and put it to practice, and how to scope, execute, and deliver an innovation project commissioned by a real-life company. The perfect preparation for your career as an innovative, responsible, and globally-minded entrepreneur!
Electives feature various options to further customize your study experience at Munich Business School and get involved into Technology Trends, Happiness in Business, and many more topics that enable you to discover new perspectives.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Practical Projects
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Projects challenge your entrepreneurial skillset already during your studies. In cooperation with your fellow students, you learn how to create a startup idea and put it to practice, and how to scope, execute, and deliver an innovation project commissioned by a real-life company. The perfect preparation for your career as an innovative, responsible, and globally-minded entrepreneur!
Take the Fast Track to Your Own Startup
You can’t wait to get your entrepreneurial career started and want to put your business idea to practice as fast as possible?
As a Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship student, you have the opportunity to skip your semester abroad at one of Munich Business School’s international partner universities in order to further elaborate your startup idea and start your own company already before your graduation. To reach this goal, you receive continuous coaching and supervision by MBS lecturers up to the point at which your product or service is ready to hit the market.
Though basic business principles apply everywhere, every international market is shaped by its own political, cultural, and historical landscapes. A good share of the course work is therefore dedicated to exploring international markets, international business methods, and specific economies that are currently impacting global business.
During your Master studies at MBS, you choose one International Focus per semester.
Term 1 (September-December)
Business in Germany
Business in China I
Business in Latin America I
Term 2 (January-May)
Business in Europe
Business in China II
Business in Latin America II
Business in the USA & Canada
Business in Emerging Markets
Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Semester Abroad and Dual Degree
The semester abroad at one of MBS’s over 60 partner universities worldwide will pose an unforgettable experience for you. By spending a semester at an international university, you will expand your intercultural competencies and foreign language proficiency, and find friends for life.
European Business Summer - "Gateway to Germany"
After the second-semester international students have the option to visit the summer school of Zagreb School of Economics and Management (ZSEM) in Croatia. Furthermore, they can attend an intensive language course in German as well as a career and application training for the German job market at the MBS (period: June till August).
The cooperation between Munich Business School and renowned international universities provides you with the opportunity to earn two different Master's degrees within two years.
The general structure of the Dual Degree programs is two semesters at MBS plus two semesters at the partner institution, followed by the Master thesis.