Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English, French
As the first of its kind, the Specialised Master in International Business Law and Management has acquired an outstanding reputation based on its unequalled excellence. 2009: ESCP Europe adds an international dimension to the Specialised Master in International Business Law and Management by holding courses and seminars at the ESCP Europe London Campus in partnership with the City Law School.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


Studies at Paris campus.

Scientific Director: Prof. Eric Pesnel and Prof. Marc Fournier

Objectives of the programme

The programme’s objective is to enable participants:

  • To initiate and provide structure for an entrepreneurial activity
  • To start a company
  • To manage a new activity within an existing structure (intrapreneurship activity)

Career opportunities

  • Entrepreneurs from all backgrounds wanting to develop any kind of projects
  • Intrapreneurs inside well-known companies
  • Consultants in Practices specialised in following developing businesses (Business Angels, Venture Capital, Investors, Business Incubators, etc.)

International seminar

  • International study trip to San Francisco, USA (Silicon Valley).

Class Profile

  • Business: 39%
  • Engineering: 23%
  • Economics/Finance: 20%
  • Law: 6%
  • Humanities/Social Sciences: 6%
  • Other fields (Political Sciences and Navy): 6%

6% international students

26% women, 74% men

Language requirement

  • French and English


  • 1 year (Start in September)

Job Survey

  • 42K€ is the average salary after the MS.
  • Less than 3 months after graduation 75% are employed.
  • 67% have created their company.
  • 75 is the number of companies created by the alumni.

In which sector:

  • Information Technologies: 33%
  • Commerce/Retail: 11%
  • Real Estate: 11%
  • Others (Consulting, Tourism, Media, etc.): 45%

How to apply

  • Online application
  • TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS scores
  • Personal interview if eligible


Triple accredited: EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB

Programme Structure

The main characteristic of the programme is to be built on two axes; one is a solid theory base and the other is composed of live practice cases.

The focus is put on:

  • Your project at the core of your studies: Creation or polishing of your idea, building of opportunities and your project
  • Classes to forgo mistakes and get going faster: Everything you need to create your business, Entrepreneurship, E-business, Leadership, Entrepreneurial Applications
  • Live practice cases to learn how to dare: Mission for a Start-up, Projects launching accelerated simulations, websites and mobile apps creation
  • An incubator to get your project off the ground: Possibility to integrate an incubator, find funding for your project, networking in the Start-ups ecosystem, CEO-talks, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Awards, etc.

During the year, you will be coached by a skilled professional who will help you shape your project.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

  • Holders of a first Master's degree.
  • Holders of a Bachelor degree (240 ECTS) : with a minimum of 3 years professional experience
  • Holders of a Bachelor degree (240 ECTS) without professional experience (less than 30% admitted)

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 17500 International
  • EUR 17500 EU/EEA

The fees for the academic year 2017/2018 are set at 17,500€ (including costs of the international seminar - transport & accommodation - and the reference books).

The fees are invoiced either:

  • in one instalment at the beginning of the academic year
  • ESCP Europe also offers the direct debit option: in that case 6 monthly instalments will be paid from November to April.

Applicants who are offered a place must confirm their acceptance and pay a non-refundable deposit of 2,000€ for tuition fees.


Scholarships, depending on both financial need and merit, will be granted to the students in the Specialised Master® programmes.

Only students who fulfill the two following criteria will be eligible:
  • students who were granted a scholarship (level 2 to over) based on financial need in the last two years;
  • students who are admitted on the first list in the ESCP Europe Specialised Master®’s selection

The amount of the scholarship is 10% of the tuition fees and will be deducted from these fees. Students will be informed of the amount of their scholarship in September.

ESCP Europe Foundation scholarships, available to all students, are merit-based. The amount of the award is 2000€. There are 10 scholarships available.

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