24 months
12560 EUR/year
12560 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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In four semesters, including a semester abroad and a practice-oriented master's thesis, the Master in Entrepreneurship at the International School of Management (ISM) prepares you intensively for the requirements and tasks of business management.


In addition to modules in governance, project and growth management or financing, you will also be trained in specific topics such as succession management. Before you go into your semester abroad, you will work on a start-up in a practical project and develop a mature business plan.

Of course, leadership skills and legal training are also embedded in the course of study. All content of the Master in Entrepreneurship at the International School of Management (ISM) is practice-oriented, so that you are well equipped for international jobs after completing the program.

Fast Track: on the fast lane

With the option Fast Track the semester abroad is omitted and you shorten the work placement. This allows you to complete your master's degree in 3 semesters with 90 ECTS.

Semester abroad

All ISM Master programmes include an integrated semester abroad, including the Master in Entrepreneurship. After two semesters at ISM, you will spend the third semester at an ISM partner university. You can choose your partner university from our network of universities.

The semester abroad will deepen your subject-specific knowledge. You will also set individual priorities and get to know the intercultural peculiarities of the chosen cultural area. At the same time, you will perfect your language skills.


FIBAA, German Accreditation Council

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Innovation Management
  • Project Management
  • New Business Models & Design Thinking
  • International Business Law
  • Basics, Process & Forms of Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Business Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Governance & Business Ethics

  • Negotiation, Communication & Executive Presentations
  • Cross Cultural Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS

90 or 120


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Copy of your ID card.
  • One digital passport photo (colored, jpg format, high resolution).
  • Letter of Motivation.
  • Certified (authenticated) copy of your degree certificate (in English or German)
  • Proof of knowledge of the English language
  • Proof of health insurance.
  • Please register online for the admission test.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12560 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6280 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12560 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6280 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • 6,280 Euro in Dortmund, Cologne and Berlin

Living costs for Köln

831 - 1291 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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