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The award
MSc

How long you will study
12 months

Domestic course fees
EUR 2060

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 14350

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About Sustainable Entrepreneurship at 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 asustainable society in which the interests of people, planet andprofits together are the driving force, rather than neoclassicalindustrial economic systems. This transformation needs academicprofessionals who can demonstrate that sustainable entrepreneurshipis 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 andacademic knowledge about sustainability?

Then join us at Campus Fryslân in Leeuwarden in theMaster's programme in Sustainable Entrepreneurship!

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 asustainable society in which the interests of people, planet andprofits together are the driving force, rather than neoclassicalindustrial economic systems. This transformation needs academicprofessionals who can demonstrate that sustainable entrepreneurshipis 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 andacademic knowledge about sustainability?

Then join us at Campus Fryslân in Leeuwarden in theMaster's programme in Sustainable Entrepreneurship!

After your studies

Job prospects

Our labour market analysis shows that employment prospects infunctions in the field of business administration are excellent. In the categories of general managers, managers and governmentofficials especially, there is an ever-increasing need forgraduates from business programmes with a focus on sustainableentrepreneurship.

Sustainability is relevant for careers in multinationals such asAkzo Nobel, FrieslandCampina and Heineken but also in fast-growingniches in biobased and high-tech sectors. Policymaking institutesnationwide also increasingly require new employees to define theirpersonal career ambitions in line with sustainable societies.International organizations such as the United Nations, the WorldBank or the OECD consider in-depth knowledge and skills as aprerequisite for trainee programmes.

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

Our labour market analysis shows that employment prospects infunctions in the field of business administration are excellent. In the categories of general managers, managers and governmentofficials especially, there is an ever-increasing need forgraduates from business programmes with a focus on sustainableentrepreneurship.

Sustainability is relevant for careers in multinationals such asAkzo Nobel, FrieslandCampina and Heineken but also in fast-growingniches in biobased and high-tech sectors. Policymaking institutesnationwide also increasingly require new employees to define theirpersonal career ambitions in line with sustainable societies.International organizations such as the United Nations, the WorldBank or the OECD consider in-depth knowledge and skills as aprerequisite for trainee programmes.

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

Job examples

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

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
language test

Sufficient English language proficiency (IELTS 6.5 tocomparable). For specific scores see:https://www.rug.nl/(...)ication/intl-route/1

written request

Your application must be accompanied by a letter ofmotivation

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
assessment interview

You'll be invited for an intake. The intake is a chance for youto ask any pending questions you may have and for us to get to knowyou better.

language test

Sufficient English language proficiency (IELTS 6.5 tocomparable). For specific scores see:https://www.rug.nl/(...)ication/intl-route/1

previous education

To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's degree from a research university, in scienceor the social sciences, for example, economics, business,psychology, political sciences, engineering or chemistry.

written request

Your application must be accompanied by a letter ofmotivation

Registration procedure

Both the University and the Dutch government obtain theirinformation from Studielink, so it is important that theinformation that you upload in Studielink is current andaccurate.

After you have applied for the programme via Studielink, you will get an automatic email which will allow you to access theUniversity of Groningen (UG) Online Application System (OAS). OASis the UG's enrolment software where you will upload all thedocumentation you need to be able to apply for the programme.

Both the University and the Dutch government obtain theirinformation from Studielink, so it is important that theinformation that you upload in Studielink is current andaccurate.

After you have applied for the programme via Studielink, you will get an automatic email which will allow you to access theUniversity of Groningen (UG) Online Application System (OAS). OASis the UG's enrolment software where you will upload all thedocumentation you need to be able to apply for the programme.

Language requirements

ExamMinimum score
IELTS overall band6.5

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