Master in Entrepreneurship Program –

Germany’s #1 ranked choice for your career.

At a glance

17 or 21 months | Full-Time




Master of Science (MSc)


Vallendar & semester abroad

Next intake
September 2024


Tuition fees
€ 30,300 or € 37,200


Why WHU?

Why choose the Master in Entrepreneurship at WHU?

The Master in Entrepreneurship (MiE) 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 times of technological changes, innovation, artificial intelligence, new business models and rapid transformation. Curious? Why not join one of our upcoming events!

Potential career paths

Be the best you can be –
One program, many opportunities.

The corporate transformer

For students that want to work in a corporate setting, but wish to bring innovation and a more dynamic perspective to a company. Become a change-maker through modules such as Corporate Entrepreneurship and Visual Prototyping.

The founder and entrepreneur

Do you already have your own business or new ideas you want to develop? The MiE can help you improve skills needed to successfully run a start-up, build a strong network, and find investors. Sharpen your entrepreneurial skills and expand your tool kit!

The consultant or venture capitalist

Through strategy modules and courses such as Entrepreneurial Finance, the MiE prepares candidates for a career in industries that are key determinants of the success of start-ups. Learn more about value creation and scaling to become a key player.

The technology expert

Knowledge around coding, AI, and the latest technology is growing in importance for top management positions. There is an increasing need for employees who can work at the intersection between tech offices, R&D, and management. Be the knowledge link.

Class profile

Student snapshot:



international students

female students

average age

average salary
of our graduates**

* among all enrolled MSc students 
** measured three years after graduation

Learn more about our Master in Entrepreneurship Program:

Courses & Curriculum

Hands-on knowledge from industry experts and thought leaders.

Application & Admissions

We welcome diverse and creative students from around the world.

Fees & Financing

Flexible financing options to help you invest in your future.

Double Degree

Why not go the extra mile?

Ambitious students from all of our MSc degree programs can apply for an optional Double Degree.


Double Degree

Why not go the extra mile?

Ambitious students from all of our MSc degree programs can apply for an optional Double Degree.


Student chat

Curious what the WHU experience is all about? –
Ask our students and alumni directly!

Student experience

An international network of opportunities –
Made in Germany, operating worldwide.

International experience

A cross-cultural learning experience.


Student life

Learning together, growing together


Study in Germany

A guide to living and studying in Germany.


Career statistics:

A return on investment –
Job entry following graduation.

Industry Breakdown for MiE Graduates 2018-2022

As a Master in Entrepreneurship student, you will gain access to the WHU network offering unparalleled opportunities, and a dedicated and top-ranked Career Center to assist you in your career goals. While many Master in Entrepreneurship graduates follow a career path into advanced management roles within industry and services, a greater number either enter the start-up ecosystem with an existing company or found their own, often assisted by the excellent network found at WHU.


Interested in recruiting WHU students to join your company?

You can find information for companies here:

Recruit at WHU

Important dates

Semester dates

Our Master of Science Programs start in September each year.

Fall Semester 2023
Welcome week:  Aug. 22 – 31
Lecture period: Sept. 01 – Dec. 14
Exam weeks: Oct. 23 – 28 and Dec. 15 – 21

Spring Semester 2024
Lecture period: Jan. 08 – Apr. 19
Exam weeks: Feb. 26 – 29 and Apr. 22 – 26
Capstone Module Abroad (90 cr track): Apr. 28 – May 04

Master in Entrepreneurship News & Stories

Courageous and committed –
News and stories from our Master in Entrepreneurship community!

WHU's Professor Malte Brettel honored by UNIPRENEURS for his expertise in entrepreneurship

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New AI Tool LeanStartupAgent helps companies and founders to identify and evaluate possible innovation opportunities

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MSc alumnus Siddik Turhalli on WHU, venture capitalism, and making an impact

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Three successful WHU start-ups active in health and nutrition undergo acquisition

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Student stories

Our Master in Entrepreneurship students tell their stories –
Take a look!

As a successful venture capitalist, Lukas supports new start-ups.

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Julia explains how her studies helped her become a corporate transformer.

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To Silas, it’s all about WHU's extraordinary community and entrepreneurial environment that helped him become a successful founder.

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Exploring innovation in Tel Aviv - a unique entrepreneurial experience!

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Get in touch

Let’s connect –
We're here to answer your questions.

The Master of Science Team is happy to answer any questions you might have about our curriculum, admission requirements, or financing options. Simply drop us a line, and we will get back to you!

Team MSc

Hannah Page 
 +49 (0)261 6509 521

Sharon Min    
+49 (0)261 6509 523