Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English, French


Entrepreneurship and Innovation are at the heart of the economic renewal of a society. Becoming an entrepreneur is a natural step for most but also a difficult decision as it is more than a job, it is a “way of life”.
This Specialised Masters® in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at ESCP Europe Business School is managed and taught by professors and professionals who are passionate about entrepreneurship and who share a great number of tools and field experience. For many, this Masters program has been the stepping stone for brilliant entrepreneurial careers.

This Specialised Master® prepares high-level entrepreneurs to act in an environment that is frequently ambiguous and uncertain.

A few key figures :

  • 17 classes : 1999 – 2015
  • 395 alumni
  • 71 startups created
  • 393 employees
  • Turnover cumulated : 100 000 000 €.

What you learn :

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
  • Classes to forgo mistakes and get going faster
  • Live practice cases to learn how to dare
  • An incubator to get your project off the ground

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

Programme Structure

Detailed Modules

Entrepreneurial finance

  • Financial Modeling
  • Accounting
  • Taxation


  • Opportunity Recognition
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship Practikum
  • Strategy for entrepreneurs


  • Design Thinking
  • E-Business for entrepreneurs

Venture design: shaping the opportunity

  • Marketing and Innovation
  • Legal Issues
  • Boot Camp


  • International Innovation&Entrepreneurship
  • Public Speaking

In-depth studies

  • Negotiation
  • Pricing / Excel Simulation
  • Human Resources

Entrepreneurial Applications

  • Entrepreneurial Track
  • Venturing Machine
  • International Seminar
  • Start Up Live Case Study


This Master is a one-year full-time academic programme designed for students holding a first master’s-level academic or professional degree in engineering, business, architecture, medicine, law, pharmacology, political science, the arts, or any other graduate degree. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.


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)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    17500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    17500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Paris

1140 - 1650 EUR/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.