Master-Online Studies
Innovation and Entrepreneurship

120 ECTS English

Make a big splash with your business idea! Your Master's online study programme in Innovation and Entrepreneurship shows you how to successfully establish the innovations of tomorrow on the market.

Online Studies

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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 specialise in Artificial Intelligence, International Consumer Behaviour or Global Brand Management. Ready to think outside of the box.

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You decide where and when you want to study.
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Overview Your degree summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Arts (MA) 120 ECTS
    English
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    24-48 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Locations
    Study 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 fees
    Starting at 306€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
    120 ECTS - English
    AR-Siegel, ZFU 1134322
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Content

Your programme overview in the Master's online study Programme Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Through the combination of innovation and entrepreneurship, the study programme creates an optimal basis for you to get started in the start-up scene. In modules such as Business Model Design and Digital Business Models, you will learn how to develop successful business models. Both traditional and digital business model development play a central role in this. With courses such as Design Thinking, Lean Start Up and Agile Project Management, you equip yourself with the latest management skills for innovation. You also have the opportunity to specialise in the Tech track – e.g. in Data Science and Analytics or Big Data – or in the Biz track - e.g. in Corporate Finance and Investment, Performance Measurement, Consumer Behaviour and Brand Management, Leadership or Change. So nothing stands in the way of your mission to bring innovations with potential to the big time.

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100% Flexible

Flexible, interactive, practically oriented: your online studies

  • Whether you’re studying full-time, alongside your job, abroad or as a parent: your online studies adapt to your life. You study online and 100% flexibly – from the first day of class right up to your exam.
  • Thanks to our online campus, our innovative study app IU Learn and our virtual classes, you can fit your studies right into your daily life.
  • You even get to choose how to sit your exams: online 24/7 on 365 days a year or simply on location.
  • Connect with other students or your lecturers at any time: via the online campus, MS Teams, E-Mail or in interactive virtual classes.
Careers

Your professional future as a professional for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The study programme qualifies you for a career in Innovation Management, as well as for entrepreneurial self-employment. After graduation, you will be able to work, for example, as a ...

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.

Tuition fees

Study model and prices for the Master's online study programme in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Depending on your personal or professional situation, full-time study is not always easy to manage. That is why we have also developed part-time programmes for all our degrees, which offer flexible and longer study periods. This way, you can study alongside your job or during your time off, whether at home or abroad. The content of the different models is identical. Depending on the study model, we will adjust your tuition fees accordingly. With the part-time variant, your weekly study workload is reduced.

You can't complete your degree in the allotted time? No problem! We will develop the right study model for you. If you realise that you need more time, you can easily switch to another study model with three months’ notice before the end of the month. These are our different study models:

Only until 06.10.2022

Full-Time

Duration 24 Months

Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.

512€ /mtl 539€ Enrol by October 6th using the code MUTIGSEIN22, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad.  Apply now
Only until 06.10.2022

Part-Time I

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.

381€ /mtl 399€ Enrol by October 6th using the code MUTIGSEIN22, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad.  Apply now
Only until 06.10.2022

Part-Time II

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.

306€ /mtl 319€ Enrol by October 6th using the code MUTIGSEIN22, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad.  Apply now
Additional charges
All our study programmes include the following services
  • 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

Recognition

Recognition of previous achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised. By doing so, you save time and tuition fees – namely €30 per recognised ECTS point.

  • 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 study@iu.org 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.

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Admission

Entry requirements

We make it possible: You can start your desired study programme with IU if you meet the following requirements.
General admission requirements
English language skills
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Why IU is the best choice
  • 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. 

  • Practically oriented

    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. 

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