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Strategic Entrepreneurship

Master (2 years) of Economics and Business Administration - Strategic Entrepreneurship, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Campus Kolding
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4250 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


The profile that provides you with the ability to manage, renew and develop entrepreneurial activity in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and larger corporations.

Career Opportunities  

Whether you aim to be self-employed or aspire for a career as a manager in public or private companies this degree will boost your prospects. With high-level capabilities in facilitating entrepreneurial activities at a strategic and organizational level, the candidate will be prepared for profiles in team-leadership, project management and business consultancy in both private and public organizations at a local, national or international level. 

About the Degree

The aim of the programme is to provide you with the managerial capabilities necessary to work with, develop and facilitate various types of entrepreneurial activity in international contexts by combining knowledge of entrepreneurship, business development and networks with an international perspective. The combined theoretical and practical approach ensures in-depth knowledge of contemporary research and business practices, as well as the framework, skills and tools arising from practical experiences required for entrepreneurial activities.  
The Master has four semesters. Three terms consist of compulsory and elective courses while the final term is devoted to writing the Master’s thesis. In the third semester, students have the opportunity to participate in an exchange programme with a partner university or pursue a relevant internship in Denmark or abroad.

Compulsory courses
1st semester • Intrapreneurship and Entrepreneurship Theory and Policy • Internationalisation and Growth • Project Management • Idea Generation
2nd semester • Network, Resources and Entrepreneurship Strategy • Organisation and Entrepreneurship Facilitation • Performance Measurement and Financial Planning • Methods of Idea Evaluation
3rd semester • Internship in a company /institution (Denmark or abroad) + project work or• Studies abroad or • Studies at the University of Southern Denmark or another Danish University
4th semester • Master´s thesis


Applicants with a BSc in Economics and Business Administration from a University are qualified for admission. Applicants with a professional bachelor degree and other qualifying degrees may have access provided certain demands are fulfilled. In order for a degree to be deemed as a BSc programme in Economics and Business Administration, the applicant must have a bachelor degree from a university including a minimum of 75 ECTS courses within economics and business administration. 

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read about the language requirements of the University of Southern Denmark

Apply directly at the University of Southern Denmark with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact T
he University of Southern Denmark directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.  

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Spring - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Aug 01
Start date
Feb 01

Spring - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 01

Autumn - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01