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Sustainable Entrepreneurship at the University of Groningen

 

Ever considered a career in sustainability and management?This Master's programme will teach you everything you need to know about Sustainable Entrepreneurship.
 

The global economy is undergoing a transformation towards a sustainable society in which the interests of people, planet and profits together are the driving force, rather than neoclassical industrial economic systems. This transformation needs academic professionals who can demonstrate that sustainable entrepreneurship is key. Our programme trains these professionals.
 

Are you interested in:

  •     developing a new perspective?
  •     circular business models?
  •     learning from real entrepreneurs?
  •     developing your leadership and management skills and academic knowledge about sustainability?
     

Then join us at Campus Fryslân in Leeuwarden in the Master’s programme in Sustainable Entrepreneurship!


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Sustainable Entrepreneurship at the University of Groningen

 

In the leadership project you will conduct independent academic research following to your own design, focusing on solving a problem relevant to a corporate sustainability challenge. You can choose one of the two options in the Leadership project;
A. The database project
B. The case study project
 

Depending on your individual entrepreneurship ambitions and leadership profiles, you will work with regional, national or international sustainable organisations. You will develop and present your leadership project for supervisors, peers and stakeholders on the Circular Minds Conference.


Our programme takes 12 months (one year) of full-time study. We coach your academic, leadership and entrepreneurship ambitions in four blocks of 10 weeks each. During these 12 months you will become an expert in all elements of the successful business model of sustainable entrepreneurship.
 

You will learn how to design (block 1), implement (block 2) and successfully manage performance (block 3). In block 4 you will develop your sustainable ambitions in your personal Leadership project.
 

Your research will focus on a case from regional, national or international companies. You'll find your project in collaboration with the Campus Fryslân's network. You may also adopt one of the UN's challenges of sustainability or a personal sustainability challenge. We are an international programme. Sustainable challenges are relevant for all nations, regions, cities, businesses or people. We are open to companies or challenges that will serve as your host during the entire programme.


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Sustainable Entrepreneurship at the University of Groningen

 

Our labour market analysis shows that employment prospects in functions in the field of business administration are excellent. In the categories of general managers, managers and government officials especially, there is an ever-increasing need for graduates from business programmes with a focus on sustainable entrepreneurship.
 

Sustainability is relevant for careers in multinationals such as Royal Haskoning, Rabobank and Tauw but also in fast-growing niches in biobased and high-tech sectors and start-ups. Policymaking institutes nationwide also increasingly require new employees to define their personal career ambitions in line with sustainable societies. International organizations such as Deloitte consider in-depth knowledge and skills as a prerequisite for trainee programmes.

In short: our programme prepares for a meaningful career with the perspective of actually solving world challenges.


Job examples: 

  •     Policymaker
  •     Project manager
  •     Internal consultant
  •     SME consultant
  •     Sustainability officer
  •     Sustainable entrepreneur

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Sustainable Entrepreneurship at the University of Groningen

 

To be considered for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's degree and have knowledge/experience in sustainability, leadership and/or entrepreneurship and be familiar with conducting scientific research. Preferably you have a degree from a research university in business administration, international business or a comparable bachelor degree.

After you complete your application, the SE Admissions Board will assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements. The primary consideration is whether you will be able to complete the programme in the time allotted (one year). A strong indicator therefore is the level and curriculum of your previous studies, and the grades you have obtained. Together with work experiences and relevant skills in the subject area(s).
 

To prove your English proficiency, the following certificates are accepted: minimum TOEFL score of 90 (internet-based) with a minimum of 21 for all items, IELTS: a minimum score of 6.5 with a minimum score of 6.0 on all items, or Cambridge English; C1 advanced or C2 Proficiency with a minimum score of 180, or a certificate from the University of Groningen Language Centre; Minimum section score C1 (writing) and three B2's allowed. The only exception could be made for students with a BA/MA diploma from a University in an officially English speaking country, this decision is up to the Admission Officer.


The application deadline for starting on 1 September is 1 May of the same year.


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Institution

University of Groningen


Location: Campus Fryslân Wirdumerdijk 34
8911CE Leeuwarden
Niederlande
Friesland
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Facts about the Masters programme

Location

Leeuwarden

Field of study

Business & Economics

Degree

Master of Science in Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Language

English

Start

winter semester

Application deadline

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Type of study

Full-time

Duration of study: 12 months

Tuition fees EU: 2168 EUR / year

Tuition fees Non EU: 15900 EUR / year

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Facts about the Masters programme

Location

Leeuwarden

Field of study

Business & Economics

Degree

Master of Science in Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Language

English

Start

winter semester

Application deadline

ask the institution

Type of study

Full-time

Duration of study: 12 months

Tuition fees EU: 2168 EUR / year

Tuition fees Non EU: 15900 EUR / year

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