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Small Business and Entrepreneurship


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Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) comprise over 95% of businesses in many countries. SMEs are renowned for their entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurial activities allow firms to remain competitive, they can create economic growth and innovation, and they can solve societal problems.You learn to understand the role SMEs and entrepreneurial firms are playing in the...




Master of Science


12 months

ECTS credits




Tuition fee 2020/2021

€ 14,900


€ 15,000


€ 2,143


Application requirements

To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: Business Economics, Business Administration, Econometrics and Operations Research, Economics and Business Economics, International Business, Technology Management. To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies. For more information, please visit: If you have any questions concerning admission to this programme, please contact our Admissions Office:

A GMAT/GRE test is required from all candidates who obtained their bachelor's degree from a university in a non-EU/EEA country. For specific scores and exemptions, please see Both GMAT and GRE are now being offered by and ETS as an online option to take from home worldwide. Please check their websites for more information.

IELTS Academic overall score 6.5 (Speaking 6, Writing 6.5); TOEFL internet-based overall score 90 (Speaking 20, Writing 24); C1 Advanced, C2 Proficiency (with minimum score 180); University of Groningen Language Centre Test (Speaking B2, Writing C1). * ETS is offering the TOEFL tests as an online option to take from home worldwide. Please check their website for more information.

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
EU/EEA € 2,143
Non-EU/EEA € 15,000
Institutional € 14,900
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '20 1 May '20 1 May '20
1 Feb '21 15 Oct '20 15 Oct '20
1 Sep '21 1 May '21 1 May '21
1 Feb '22 15 Oct '21 15 Oct '21
1 Sep '22 1 May '22 1 May '22


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