Entrepreneurship and Innovation - Master's Programme (One Year)
Master's programme · 1 year · 60 credits
Entrepreneurial skills enable the successful discovery and exploitation of opportunities in the market as well as driving innovation and business development projects in existing corporations.
About the programme
In the Master's in Entrepreneurship and Innovation you will learn how to create, develop and exploit business opportunities by starting up and managing new ventures. This track offers you an opportunity to be fully involved as an entrepreneur in the start-up process, from idea selection and team composition to venture formation, which enables you to gain real experience in starting up a new business. In addition, you will be part of our mentorship programme where you are matched with an experienced mentor.
International Master Class
Students with exceptional study results during the first semester at the MSc in Accounting and Finance, may compete for seats at the International Master Class (IMC) programme. An International Master Class is a highly competitive opportunity to go on an exchange semester after finishing your Master’s studies at LUSEM.
The entrepreneurial eco-system
To support your entrepreneurial and innovative actions we take great care to embed activities within the sophisticated entrepreneurial and innovation eco-system of Lund and the surrounding cities:
- As a student in the programme you are welcome to participate in activities at the Ideon Innovation incubator, including the opportunity to sit in their co-working space.
- We retain strong relationship with our alumni and invite them to join in various activities during the programme.
- Guest lectures form an important part of the programme, we regularly invite experts from various areas related to entrepreneurship and innovation into class to share their expertise and hold workshops.
- We collaborate with Lund University’s student incubator VentureLab, and as a graduate of the programme you can enjoy a fast-track application process to join the Incubator.
In addition to the above, the programme also offers you as a student the opportunity to participate in the Dragons at the University pitching competition, participation in Venture Cup, attendance at the Trendspotting at Lund University seminar series, and also to attend various field trips and study visits on companies in the surrounding area.
The Master’s programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation has an excellent employer reputation. A majority of our former students are working in a leading role at established companies or managing their own businesses and start-ups, involved in business development and entrepreneurship.
Open for applicationsApplication opportunities
Requirements and selection
An undergraduate degree (BA/BSc). English 6.
English language requirements
Most of Lund University’s programmes require English Level 6 (unless otherwise stated under 'Entry requirements'). This is the equivalent of an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 90. There are several ways to prove your English language proficiency – check which proof is accepted at the University Admissions in Sweden website. All students must prove they meet English language requirements by the deadline, in order to be considered for admission.
How to apply
Lund University uses a national application system run by University Admissions in Sweden. It is only possible to apply during the application periods.
Step 1: Apply online
- Check that you meet the entry requirements of the programme or course you are interested in (refer to the section above on this webpage).
- Start your application – go to www.universityadmissions.se where you create an account and select programmes/courses, during the application period.
- Rank your programme/course choices in order of preference and submit them before the application deadline.
Step 2: Submit documents
- Read about how to document your eligibility and how to submit your documents at www.universityadmissions.se. Follow any country-specific document rules for Master's studies or Bachelor's studies.
- Get all your documents ready: official transcripts and high school diploma (Bachelor's applicants), official transcripts and degree certificate or proof of expected graduation (Master's applicants), passport/ID and proof of English proficiency (all applicants).
- Prepare programme-specific documents if stated in the adjacent column on this webpage.
- Upload or send all required documents to University Admissions before the document deadline.
- Pay the application fee (if applicable – refer to the section below on this webpage) before the document deadline.
*Note that the process is different if you are applying as an exchange student or as a part of a cooperation programme (such as Erasmus +).
*If you have studied your entire Bachelor's programme in Sweden and all of your academic credits are in Ladok, you do not have to submit transcripts or your diploma when applying for a Master's programme. However, there may still be other documents you need to submit! See the link below.
*Svensk student? Läs instruktionerna om att söka till ett internationellt masterprogram på lu.se
In addition to the documents mentioned under Step 2, you must also submit a CV and a statement of purpose when you apply to this programme. See the School of Economics and Management website for further instructions.
Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 120 000
First payment: SEK 60 000
Citizens of a country outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees. You pay one instalment of the tuition fee in advance of each semester.
EU/EEA citizens and Switzerland
There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.
If you are required to pay tuition fees, you are generally also required to pay an application fee of SEK 900 (approximately EUR 100) when you apply at www.universityadmissions.se. You pay one application fee regardless of how many programmes or courses you apply to.
Read more about paying the University Admissions in Sweden application fee and exemptions on the University Admissions website.
*Note that there are no tuition or application fees for exchange students or PhD students, regardless of their nationality.
Scholarships & funding
Lund University Global Scholarship programme
The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is a merit-based and selective scholarship targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA.
Swedish Institute Scholarships
The Swedish Institute offers scholarships to international students applying for studies in Sweden at Bachelor's, Master's, PhD and post-doctoral levels.
Country-specific scholarships and funding options
Lund University has agreements with scholarship organisations and funding bodies in different countries, which may allow applicants to apply for funding or scholarships in their home countries for their studies at Lund University.
- Scholarships/funding for students from Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia, Russia and Chile, among other countries
- US student finance
- Canada student finance
Scholarship for the Master's Programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Through the generous donation from the Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship, a full tuition fee scholarship is available for students applying for the Master's Programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.