M.A. Innovation and Entrepreneurship

IU International University of Applied Sciences

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Innovation and entrepreneurship are essential to progress for companies of all shapes and sizes. They require both creativity and sound management knowledge. This is precisely where IU International University of Applied Sciences’ online Master of Arts in Innovation and Entrepreneurship programme comes into play. This degree offers you scientifically sound and practice-oriented expertise in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship at an affordable price with the help of their scholarship of up to 80%. You will be able to realise your own business ideas and enable you to take on responsibility in a variety of areas, bringing innovative management to companies.

Program Structure

1st semester

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
  • Entre- and Intrapreneurship
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Model Design
  • Product Development
  • Advanced Research Methods

2nd semester

  • Applied Marketing Research
  • Sales and Pricing
  • Agile Project Management
  • Lean Start-Up
  • Design Thinking
  • Seminar: Current Topics of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

3rd semester

  • Digital Business Models
  • Internet of Things
  • Electives A
  • Electives B

4th semester

  • Master Thesis & Colloquium


In the Master's distance learning programme Innovation and Entrepreneurship, you have the opportunity to choose two electives amounting to 20 ECTS and gaining deeper knowledge in areas such as Startups, data science and analytics, digital transformation, big data and consumer behaviour and brand management.

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Start-Up Lab
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Big Data
  • IT Project and Architecture Management

Academic Requirements:

  • Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate such as A-Levels, IB Diploma including your Transcript of Records.
  • Proof of eligibility to study a bachelor's degree at university in Germany.

Depending on your chosen programme, academic level, and background, you might need to also take one of the following to make sure you are ready to study with us:

  • Bachelor Entrance Examination
  • Pathway Programme
  • English Level:
    - Proof of English skills.
    - Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU - free of charge)
    - If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.