Master’s programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation | 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.

In a society characterised by increased dynamics and uncertainty, individuals with entrepreneurial skills and mind set are of vast importance. Entrepreneurial skills enable individuals to recognise and exploit opportunities in a start-up, as well as drive innovation in existing companies. The programme focuses on new venture creation, but also provide knowledge on entrepreneurial processes in existing businesses. 

The programme leads to an MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 

Teaching and learning

The master’s programme focuses on the process of recognising, testing, validating and exploiting opportunities for value creation. This approach encompasses blended value in terms of the balancing economic, social and environmental sustainability all of which are given attention throughout the programme.

Our pedagogy is based on the approach that you need to practice and take action to learn. However, you also need to reflect on your practice and learn from available theories in the field. This is why you will find that our programme in entrepreneurship and innovation embraces action & reflection, without compromising the valuable learning that comes from theory.

The entrepreneurial eco-system

In the programme, you will in teams engage in your own entrepreneurial project. In addition, you will be part of our mentorship programme where you are matched with an experienced mentor. The programme is also embedded in the local start-up and innovation ecosystem of Lund and the surrounding area. 

  • As a student in the programme you are welcome to participate in activities at local incubators and other support organisations. 
  • 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. 
  • As  a student on the programme you are also invited to join Spark Lund as coach. Spark Lund is a student-to-student coaching service available for free to all students at Lund University who are interested in starting a business:

Read more about the start-up and innovation ecosystem of Lund:

The programme teaches you to work together with people from different cultural and educational backgrounds. When you bring this mix into an entrepreneurship context, you get so many different ideas and the evolution of these ideas is what makes the programme exciting.

Su Lyn Cheng (Singapore and Canada)

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Application opens again in October 2023.

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Next programme start

23 August 2023

Arrival day

16–17 August 2023

Application deadline

16 January 2023


1 year, full time

Tuition fee

SEK 120.000. EU/EAA citizens are not required to pay tuition fees.

International Master Class

Students with exceptional study results during the first semester at the MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, may compete for seats at the International Master Class (IMC) programme.

Class profile 2022/23






Male students


Female students

21 - 42

Age range