Start your Master's online study programme in Innovation and Entrepreneurship now
New apps, smart products, sustainable business models: Creative minds around the world are working on innovative business ideas every second. The start-up scene – the heart of a thriving economy – is the driving force behind economic growth and prosperity. Do you want to be one of them.
Then start your consecutive, English-language Master's in Innovation and Entrepreneurship now and learn how to realise your own business ideas and take on leadership responsibility in Innovation Management. In modules such as Business Model Design, Design Thinking or Lean Start Up, you will learn more about how business models are developed and have the chance to concentrate on Artificial Intelligence, International Consumer Behaviour or Global Brand Management. Ready to think outside of the box.
100% flexibleYou decide where and when you want to study.
Versatile & InnovativeYour digital learning journey with personal support!
Top-level educationFirst-class study programmes with a recommendation rate of 96%.
Study programme & degreeMaster of Arts (MA) 120 ECTS
Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
Application & starting dateStart immediately or anytime
Online application, no application deadlines
Study duration & extension24-48 months, depending on model
Extension possible free of charge
LocationsStudy programme independent of time & place
No mandatory attendance
Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App
Exams online or at nearest examination centre
Study feesStarting at 306€/month, depending on model
Regular discount campaigns
Recognition & ApprovalStudy program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
120 ECTS - English
AR-Siegel, ZFU 1134322
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Duration 24 Months
Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.
Duration 36 Months
Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.
Duration 48 Months
Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their course on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.
The total price includes a one-off graduation fee in the amount of €799. This fee is payable at the end of your studies.
Career coaching: this offer is available to Bachelor’s degree students (with at least 120 ECTS) and Master’s degree students.
Cloud-based open source tools: in order to make use of cloud-based open source tools during your studies, you will need a desktop PC or laptop. Neither is included in the package of services we provide.
Free trial phase of four weeks*
Access to online libraries
Personal assistance from lecturers
Online campus with innovative study tools
Access to Statista and LinkedIn Learning
Individual study and career coaching
Online exams around the clock
License for Microsoft Office and Teams
Flexible extension of study duration
- Completed undergraduate degree with a focus on economics or business management totaling at least 180 ECTS
- From a state or state-recognised college/university
- Final grade of at least "Satisfactory"
If your first degree doesn’t focus on any of the aforementioned topics, you can be admitted via an entrance exam.
In principle, we can credit your experience acquired outside of higher education.
The alternative means of admission are individual exceptions to the aforementioned general admission requirements and ensure the necessary qualifications for postgraduate degrees. Admission is granted at the discretion of the institution.
For the English-language study programme, we require proof of your English language skills. We accept the following:
- TOEFL (min. 80 points) or
- IELTS (min. Level 6) or
- Duolingo English test (min. 95 points) or
- Cambridge Certificate (min. grade B)
Please note: The proof must be submitted before the start of the study programme and must not be older than five years. If you have already completed your first degree in English or if English is your native language, you no longer need to prove your English language skills separately.
Project Manager of Innovation Projects
As a Project Manager of Innovation Projects, you are responsible for all kinds of innovation projects in industrial and service companies. You always work at the interface between product development and marketing.
Consultant on product/process innovations
Your tasks include defining specifications for product and process innovations. In your role, you always ensure that the collaboration between production and marketing runs smoothly.
Coach for business model innovations
As a coach for business model innovations, it is your task to analyse industry and sector-specific developments and trends as the foundation for business model innovations. You advise and support innovation teams in defining and implementing new business models.
- Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
- Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point
Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our online recognition form.
Send an email to email@example.com to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.
Personalised & flexible
You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies!
State-approved & award-winning
Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to Fernstudiencheck.de, they are 96% likely to recommend us.
Here for you – personally
Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching.
Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of.
Simply register online for your desired programme.
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