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Study Programmes Master Entrepreneurship


Master of Arts

Reach entrepreneurial success and a Master’s degree

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Gloria Thiller

You have an innovative idea and want to learn how to turn it into a successful business? You would like to start your own business, take over an existing company or join the startup scene?

Earn a Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship at SRH to make the most of your talents and enhance your business skills. Take advantage of the excellent study conditions, the know-how, the network and the international experience offered by our university and our partners (Zürich School of Management and St. Gallen Consulting) to successfully start a career as an entrepreneur or intrapreneur.

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Gloria Thiller

  • Overview
All facts at a glance
Degree Master of Arts (M. A.)
Credit Points

120 Credits

Duration of Study

4 semesters

Start Date

Winter Semester (September)

Study Type Full Time
Admission Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, proof of English language proficiency and successful participation in the selection process. The study programme is open for business students or non business students with or without professional experience.

Languages English
Mandatory Internship

We offer Start-Up Labs each semester.

Content, Objective and Course Structure

You will receive a Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship in four semesters. Based on business development steps, relevant subjects are addressed, discussed and applied in class. The focus of your studies is a business idea that you develop as a study project. The timetable of lectures is organized so that young entrepreneurs are able to work on their business and study at the same time.

We are now offering 3 variations of the Entrepreneurship Programme: All variations offer students the chance to earn a Master’s degree while simultaneously founding their own start-up. While receiving support and individual consulting from SRH Hochschule Berlin and our partners St. Gallen Consulting and Zürich School of Management, students develop their own business ideas and launch their start-ups by the time of degree completion at the latest.

All 3 tracks last 4 semesters (2 years) and cater to a variety of entrepreneurial interests:

  • Fast Track: Our fast-lane track is for founders who wish to start a business within a year. Students in this track receive an additional 6 months of external support by our coaching partners Zürich School of Management and St. Gallen Consulting in their second semester.
  • Classic Track: Our traditional start-up programme is for entrepreneurs who wish to start their own business and want to develop their business idea and their entrepreneurial personality.
  • International Track: Our new international track is aimed at students who wish to gain international experience and exposure via short-term stays abroad in start-up hotspots around the globe.

Knowledge, methods, experience and personality
Professional, social, methodological and practical skills: thanks to the newly developed curriculum, our study programme provides you with comprehensive skills. The international profile of our university and the intercultural character of our student body strengthens your career outlook. SRH offers you the ideal conditions to thrive in a multicultural world. 

We strongly believe that acquiring and enhancing your diversity competence is a crucial part of your personal and professional growth. As part of this educational path, we offer a range of intercultural events, excursions and language courses (German: beginner, intermediate and advanced level; Spanish and French: beginner level) which prepare you for the German or international job market.

Module overview:

1. Semester | Conceptual Development2. Semester | Incubator3. Semester | Business Implementation4. Semester | Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Creativity & Innovation ManagementStart-Up Lab- Technology-/ Service-Based Topics I Start-Up Lab- Social-Based Topic IEntrepreneurial Skills II -  Building and Leading TeamsEconomics and Entrepreneurial Eco-Systems
Entrepreneurial Strategy & Business Model GenerationStart-Up Lab- Technology-/ Service-Based Topics II Start-Up Lab- Social-Based Topic IIEntrepreneurial MarketingMaster Seminar
Law for EntrepreneursStart-Up Lab- Technology-/ Service-Based Topics III Start-Up Lab- Social-Based Topic IIIEntrepreneurial Finance & Risk ManagementMaster Thesis
Entrepreneurial Skills I - Mindset, Action & ReflectionStart-Up Lab- Technology-/ Service-Based Topics IV Start-Up Lab- Social-Based Topic IVEntrepreneurial Operations & Production Management
Scientific Writing & Presentation TechniquesBusiness Analysis & PlanningQuantitative & Qualitative Research Methods
Entrepreneurial Skills II - Negotiation & Conflict ManagementInformation Systems & E-BusinessGlobal Strategic Management



Career Perspectives

The startup scene offers exciting prospects for people who want to turn their ideas into reality and who enjoy working in small teams or independently. After your studies at SRH, you are ready to gain a foothold in the startup scene, manage complex projects or even join the innovation department of a large company.

Advance your career with a Master's degree
Graduates work in fast-growing innovative sectors such as information technology, biotechnology, healthcare, tourism, energy and environmental technology.

Possible careers:

  • Director of your own company
  • Business development in startups
  • Successor manager in small and medium-sized enterprises
  • Business analyst in venture capital associations
  • Innovation management or international marketing
  • Business or entrepreneurship consulting
  • Regional and economic development

Pursue a doctor’s degree
The Master of Arts in Entrepreneurship prepares you for a leading position in a company or for an academic career and a PhD.


Get your career started at SRH Hochschule Berlin and apply for our Master's programme. Here you find information about admission requirements and your next steps towards studying at SRH. 

You can start your studies at SRH Hochschule Berlin in the winter semester. Just apply online now. We will check your application carefully and, if the documents are in order, invite you to our selection process. The process consists of an interview and a written test. The participation in the process is free of charge.

Admission requirements
Admission requirements vary according to the educational background and nationality of candidates.

The basic requirements are:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Successful participation in the selection process
  • Proof of English language proficiency.

Applications of international candidates are examined individually to determine if they fulfil the admission requirements.

Proof of language skills
The following English proficiency tests are accepted:

  • TOEFL 87 ibt
  • TOEIC Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A): 59 Points
  • B2 First: 173



Tuition fees and financing

Studying at SRH Hochschule Berlin is worth the investment. You benefit from high-quality education that will prepare you for the challenges of your dream job.

A degree from SRH Hochschule Berlin positions you exceptionally well in the job market. Excellent study conditions and comprehensive services allow you to focus on your studies so that you don’t have to waste your precious time dealing with bureaucracy. We help you to make sure that there are no obstacles separating you from your dream career.

Tuition fees

citizenshipSeptember 2019 intake
EU/EEA€780 / month
Non-EU/Non-EEA€5400 / semester

Please note: The monthly/semester tuition fees remain the same for the entire duration of the study programme.

There is a fixed examination fee of €2,400 which is split into four equal instalments of €600 that are due each semester. An extra one-off fee of €280 for our diversity training (intercultural events, excursions and language courses) is added to the tuition fees as well as fees for our career preparation service phase (€700 in total). 

An additional enrolment fee of €350 (EU/EEA students) / €750 (Non-EU/EEA students) is to be paid once at the start of the programme.

Funding and scholarships
BAföG, scholarship programmes, grants, Germany Scholarship or study loans – there are several possibilities to finance your studies. What is the best option for you? Contact us so we can advise you and find the best solution.

There are many types of scholarships available. Find the best one for you. Further information about scholarships

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Advisory Board

A good business idea and a clever marketing concept are often not enough to establish a successful business. Early networking with partners, investors and key industry leaders is essential.

The main goal of the programme’s Advisory Board is to support our Master of Entrepreneurship students throughout their development. Not only does the Board help in keeping the course content updated: Experts will be paving the way to develp good ideas into businesses and will help get in touch with new contacts and cooperation partners.

Members of the Advisory Board:

Heinrich WittigBankhaus Löbbecke AGChairman
Dr. Jochen SutorCommerzbank AGGroup Chairman Finance (GM-F)
Martina WesthuesDeutsche Telekom AGSenior Expert, Political Interest Group
Mark HoffmannGründerszene / Vertical Media GmbHManaging Director
Dr. Marion HaßIHK BerlinManaging Director Innovation and Environment
tba  Investitionsbank Berlin
Thomas MeyerJ.P. Morgan AGChairman of the Board
Dr. Christian SegalLandesbank Berlin AGHead of Competence Center Company Foundations
Max W. Römer Quadriga CapitalManaging Director
Dr. Norbert VerweyenRWE Effizienz GmbHManaging Director
Jürgen Nadler Stiftung WarentestHead of Research Multimedia
Dr. Reinhard MessenböckThe Boston Consulting Group (BCG)Partner and Managing Director
Dr. Ulrich BleyerUrania Berlin e.V.Director



Advantages of our Master's Programme

The Master's programme in Entrepreneurship is aimed at ambitious entrepreneurs with innovative ideas, passion and vision who want to found a company, take over an existing company or establish a career in the start-up scene. At SRH Hochschule Berlin, you implement your ideas and turn them into a successful business. You study in small groups and exchange ideas. You develop creative concepts, test them at the Start-up Lab, improve your presentation and rhetoric skills and benefit from a comprehensive network of entrepreneurs, professionals and investors.

Knowledge of Key Topics in Entrepreneurship
Our English-speaking Master programme teaches you the economic, legal and entrepreneurial knowledge necessary to start a business and prosper in a highly innovative and competitive field. You acquire the skills to develop business models, evaluate strategic options, build an organisation and learn how to enter international markets. The programme also includes trainings in the areas of leadership, human resources and organisational skills.

Real Business Experience
The programme provides you with plenty of real business experience. During your studies, you will develop a business idea into a real entrepreneurial project. Along the way, you will have the guidance of an Advisory Board established especially for Entrepreneurship students. Specialists within the Advisory Board help to pave your way to success by putting you in contact with cooperation partners

Personalized Start-up Support
You can grow your start-up at your own pace. We will connect you with world-class experts who will coach, mentor, and help you develop your entrepreneurship skills and your company. We can give you access to the vibrant Berlin start-up scene and connect you with entrepreneurs abroad. Leading experts will show you how to best market your idea to investors. A significant help to start-ups is being able to learn from others’ experiences and gather insights from successful businesses. Numerous successful start-ups have been founded by students and alumni of SRH Hochschule Berlin as well as of our SRH sister universities in the German capital. We hope that your start-up will contribute to this track record! 

Flexibility in your Academic Development
If you come to the conclusion that you would rather use your skills and abilities in more established companies or organisations, we offer you the possibility to switch from the Entrepreneurship programme to another Management study programme during your time with us.

International Orientation
SRH Hochschule Berlin is international. On our campus you will meet lecturers and students from over 75 different countries! The university’s international profile and the intercultural character of our student body provide a unique environment for professional and personal growth. The English-speaking programme enables you to enhance your intercultural and language skills.

In our multicultural and diverse world, we need to make greater efforts in effectively training and developing soft skills. This includes subjects as diversity, communication, and people skills that allow us to understand each other and develop good team skills. Diversity is about empowering people. We strongly believe that acquiring and enhancing your diversity competence is a crucial part of your personal and professional growth. As part of this educational path we offer a range of intercultural events, excursions and language courses (German: A1 – C1; Spanish and French: A1 – A2). The courses take place within the regular schedule. We want to give you the means to start a new language or to enhance existing knowledge.

Study course

Our alumna Karolina Stich - She already founded 2 companies while completing her Master's degree

Starting a business and working with one of Europe's biggest media companies - Our alumnus and founder Tim Tepass

Always focusing on the patient - Our founder Artur Steffen

Questions about the programme? Contact us.

Study Advisor

Dipl.-Üb. Gloria Thiller

University Administration

Prospective Student Advisor & Student Welcome Centre
Room H.115
Telephone +49 30 374 374 -155 Send an email

Study Programme Director

Prof. Dr. jur. Bert Eichhorn

University Management

Vice President of International Affairs, Study Programme Director International Management (M.A.) & Entrepreneurship (M.A.)
Room H.824
Telephone +49 30 374 374-510 Send an email

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