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Master in Entrepreneurship

Degree awarded
Master of Science (M.Sc.)

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Burgplatz 2, 56179 Vallendar – Germany

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Type of course

Language of tuition

Length of course
17 or 21 months (90-credit track or 120-credit track)

Date of commencement
September 2023

Application deadline
31 May 2022

Class size
42 Students

Cost / fees
€ 33,200

Student grants / Financial assistance
We are determined that qualified students should not be held back by their financial situation. Therefore, there are several financing options available to our Master of Science students, which allow all successful candidates to study at WHU.


Exchange partner schools
212 partner universities worldwide.

Student profile
1. More than 45 nationalities
2. Ratio of Men / Women - On average 29% are female students
3. Average age - 24

Admission requirements
See below / opposite

Programme Director
Julia Teuber
Associate Director Marketing & Admissions BSc/MSc
Tel: +49 (0)261 6509 520

Contact details for application
Hannah Page
Manager Marketing & Admissions
+49 (0)261 6509 521

Sharon Min
Manager Marketing & Admissions
+49 (0)261 6509 523

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Master in Entrepreneurship

The Master in Entrepreneurship is Germany’s first international and specialized Master of Science program in the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation. It has been developed for students with an entrepreneurial mind and the ambition to lead and found companies in the time of technological changed, innovations and rapid transformation.

The program offers a 90-credit track (for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree with at least 210 ECTS credits) which has a duration of 17 month including a one-week international module, the capstone module. The 120-credit track is for students who have completed a 180 ECTS credit bachelor’s degree. This 21-months program includes a semester in either the Master or MBA program at one of our 200 partner universities.

The program allows students to bring theory to practice in real-life cases and offers an international experience.

Core modules include: Accounting and Financial Analysis, Sprint2Berlin, Advanced Entrepreneurial Finance, Platform Markets and Regulations, Corporate Entrepreneurship

As well as various electives: After having taken the mandatory Core Module, students choose 7 Electives.

Value Creation in Family Firms, Entrepreneurial Selling, International Strategy, B2B Pricing: Negotiation, Calculation, Strategy, Transportation Management, The Analytics' Edge, Heinz-Nixdorf-Lecture: Strategic Intellectual Property Management, Venture Capital Finance, Field Experiments in Organization, Advanced Organizational Behaviour, International Marketing Management, Actionable Customer Analytics, Sustainable Marketing, Modern Tools and Applications of Data Science, Service Excellence, New Product Development, E-commerce Operations Management, Strategic Technology and Innovation Management, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Technologies, Psychology of Leadership, International Strategy, Leading the High-Performance Sales Force, Blockchain Programming, Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation, Visual Prototyping, Building and Scaling Successful Companies, Leadership in Practice, Luxury Brand Management, B2C Price Management, Managing Data Science, Web Mining, Sustainable Operations Management

From day one, the WHU Career Center supports students in developing your potential for a successful and seamless transition into the working world. The WHU Career Center organizes a comprehensive range of activities and provides personal career counselling.

Admission to the Master in Entrepreneurship

Admission requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with at least 180 ECTS
  • At least 12 weeks of relevant practical experience
  • Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS)
  • Proof of strong analytical and quantitative skills (GMAT/GRE/TM-BASE)
  • International experience of about 3 months
  • Successful completion of WHU admission test
  • Pitch deck

Other courses offered by WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

  • Master in Finance (M.Sc.)
  • Master in International Business (M.Sc.)
  • Master in Management (M.Sc.)

  • About WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

    WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management offers top-notch business programs with an international reputation for excellence. Since its establishment, WHU has proven to be a pioneer of future-oriented research and in teaching business administration programs. Offering degree programs at a bachelor, master, MBA, and doctoral level, WHU's programs are centered around business administration, management, and Entrepreneurship. WHU's international network includes more than 200 partner universities with which there are exchanges of lecturers and students, as well as cooperation in research worldwide.

    WHU is regularly certified by EQUIS and FIBAA and a member of the renowned accreditation institution AACSB, which guarantees the excellent standard of courses and a high degree of internationalization. In addition, WHU is the only private business school in Germany, which is a member of the German Research Association (DFG). In both national and international rankings WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management continues to excel in business education.

    Why WHU?
    • One of the best business schools in Europe.
    • Accredited by AACSB, EQUIS, and FIBAA.
    • Truly international in all core areas of activity.
    • Renowned and international faculty.
    • High-quality academic programs.
    • Strong network of partner universities, (unicorn-) companies, and alumni.
    • WHU a spirit based on social responsibility and respect.

    Financial Times Ranking

    #2 Germany - European Business School Rankings 2021
    #20 Europe - European Business School Rankings 2021