The Master Entrepreneurship provides the student with cutting-edge knowledge on entrepreneurship, relevant skills, and an entrepreneurial attitude. In addition, the student is able to bridge theory and practice by applying and creating relevant academic knowledge on entrepreneurship in real life settings to solve challenging problems. Accordingly, the student is equipped to assess and successfully develop new business ideas, in uncertain environments, with limited resources but with decent foundations, in the context of both new ventures as well as established firms.
The Master Entrepreneurship is joint degree programme of VU and UvA. The setting is Amsterdam, one of the most entrepreneurial cities in the world. The programme takes one year, is taught in English, by a diversity of highly skilled professors. The programme's study load is 60 credits. Credits are expressed in EC: European Credit. Each credit amounts to circa 28 hours studying. The academic year is divided into six teaching periods: four periods of eight weeks and two periods of four weeks.