Master of Entrepreneurship and Digital Transformation

Shortfacts

Target group

International students with a bachelor degree / (HM) students / high potentials

Duration

3 semesters (18 months)

Format

Fulltime in person in Munich, Germany

Fees

None - except regular university fees of HM

ECTS

90

What makes our EDT Master so unique:

The interdisciplinary master program Entrepreneurship and Digital Transformation enables graduates to either start their own digital business or lead corporate digital transformation projects to success.

Designing sustainable solutions for the digital world 

Digital technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, or Blockchain will continue to revolutionize business models of established industries. Many start-ups build their value proposition on these new technologies. This digital revolution asks for qualified employees and passionate founders to design innovative solutions that improve our business and personal lives.

Curriculum (Overview)

Entrepreneurship and Digital Transformation is a full-time master programme designed to take three semesters.

You must complete a total of 90 credit points to graduate from the programme. The curriculum consists of compulsory courses on entrepreneurship and digitalization as well as electives from the master programmes of other faculties.

Professional perspectives

Graduates either start their own digital business or lead corporate digital transformation projects within companies.

Our approach

Through a learning-by-doing approach with the right balance between theory and practice, you will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to start your own business or innovate in an organizational environment.

Benefits

Your key benefits are:

  • project work at the core of the study program
  • interdisciplinary and international teams
  • individualized study plan
  • safe environment for experimentation
  • building strong networks
  • a University Masters Degree within 3 semesters

Who we are looking for

Are you…

  • up to start your entrepreneurial project in health, mobility, manufacturing, food or an own topic?
  • a team player and thrive in an international and interdisciplinary work environment?
  • eager to learn from peers and professionals in a community of aspiring entrepreneurs and corporate innovators?

You're interested in these things…

  • digitalization
  • founding a start-up
  • digital business modeling
  • entrepreneurial projects
  • international and interdisciplinary work environment
  • thinking beyond Digital Transformation
  • shaping a sustainable digital future

You...

  • are a HM-student / foreign student with a bachelor degree with a grade higher than 2,5 ( German grading)
  • consider yourself brave, bold and creative in critical situations
  • like dealing with challenges, with uncertainties and unpredictable changes
  • enjoy working in an interdisciplinary team where high social skills are needed

Then the joint master's program Entrepreneurship and Digital Transformation offered by Hochschule München University of Applied Sciences and Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE) is the right fit for you. Either as founders of your own business (entrepreneurs) or as corporate innovators with our industry partners (intrapreneurs), your project team will be supervised by a professor and a coach to come up with innovative solutions for the digital businesses of tomorrow.

JOIN OUR MOOC TO PREPARE FOR MASTER

We offer an online preparation course for Basics in Digital Transformation & Entrepreneurship. Join our MOOC and receive a certificate.

Apply now!

Application Process

All applicants - both international and German candidates - must complete an online application via the platform Primuss.

General Application Requirements

A two-stage suitability procedure will be performed, consisting of a pre-selection on the basis of your university degree, grade point average, the project description, and the proven knowledge in the areas of entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, digital transformation and implementation of projects.

In Detail

Thus qualification requirements for access to the master programme include:

  • University degree and grad epoint average
  • Proof of English language skills
  • Submission of a project description
  • Proof of knowledge in entre- or intrapreneurship
For applicants with international degrees

If you have a non-German Bachelor or diploma degree, please use uni-assist for prior evaluation of your certificates before applying to the master's program at Hochschule München University of Applied Sciences.

  • evaluation via uni- assist

- uni-assist evaluates if your university degree/certificates fulfill the general criteria for studying in Germany.

- uni-assist also converts your grades to the German system of grades. 

[Please note that the grading scale at German universities goes from 1 = very good to 5 = failed]

START you APPLICATION PROCESS as soon as possible - NOW!

Please note that uni-assist will need 4-6 weeks to issue the preliminary review record (VPD). You have to upload the VPD to our online application platform. uni-assist WILL NOT FORWARD your documents to our university.

  • Self-assessment of qualification

Before you submit your documents to uni-assist and pay a fee for their review services, we recommend converting your grades on your own by using the Bavarian formula. 

This tool will give you a first orientation if your grades probably meet the qualification requirements for access to the master program.

  • anabin

Another helpful link to check whether the university you graduated from is considered as a higher education institution, is offered by anabin (language is German only).

Downloads & Links

Impressions

Dana Schultchen Ph.D. Education
Lead Master Program

T: 089 1265 3287

Linkedin dana.schultchen@sce.de

Dana joined the Strascheg Center of Entrepreneurship (SCE) as Program Lead for the Deep Dive Master "Entrepreneurship and Digital Transformation" in April 2022.
Previously, Dana was head of “Learning & Development” at the Ulm University. Therefore, she was responsible for the conception and implementation of various education and event formats with the focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. She is also co-founder of mindwise and works as a coach. In addition, Dana offers various seminars and workshops on the topic’s innovation, career- and personal development as well as mental health.
Dana studied psychology and received her PhD in the field of health psychology. Furthermore, she has also trained as systemic coach and SCRUM Master.

Prof. Dr. Herbert Gillig Head of New Venture Program

T: 089 1265 3218

herbert.gillig@sce.de

Prof. Dr. Herbert Gillig is professor for Entrepreneurship at the Munich University of Applied Sciences and responsible for the New Venture Program at the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE). He is active in the “Denkfabrik Gründerhochschule” and is a member of the board of GründerRegioM.

Herbert holds a diploma in Business Administration and Engineering (Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing.) and an MBA & Eng. from the Munich University of Applied Sciences and the Grenoble Ecole de Management (France). He subsequently completed a PhD in Innovation Management at EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht. He has gained professional experience as a startup consultant and project manager at SCE GmbH, where he built up the New Venture Program and contributed significantly to the development of the SCE as a whole. He was also active as an entrepreneur himself, and was able to gain valuable experience by implementing his own business ideas and working as a consultant in IT and organization.

His main focus is on the areas of open innovation, effectuation, business models and innovation processes in start-ups.

Selected publications (many of them as full texts) are available at researchgate.