MA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (MAIE)


Program Description

MA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (MAIE)

Enroll in the MA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a program delivered in conjunction with Concordia University Chicago. You’ll study in the German capital of Berlin, a city home to numerous start-ups as well as an exciting and vibrant nightlife. You’ll develop the necessary qualities of an entrepreneur and leader enabling you to start and grow a business as well as share your vision with those around you. Throughout this one-year program, you will cover a wide range of topics including: Leading Innovation in the Digital Age, Social Media Marketing Communications, Ethics, Law and Communication in Decision Making as well as Creative Thinking and Practice. By the end of the program, you will be able to implement new business ideas, tackle a range of issues affecting the business world as well as utilize data to assess the viability of new opportunities. You will also have the opportunity to enroll in one of our free Executive Education course, delivered in partnership with LSBF; this will enable you to develop your leadership style and improve your approach to management. This program is targeted at individuals looking to become world-leading entrepreneurs who can create, build and manage successful businesses. Learn how to turn your passion into a career. The MA will also equip you with the knowledge and research skills to undertake further studying including a postgraduate or research degree. Pay the required €2,000 deposit to secure your place before 31 January 2020 and save up to €1,000 off the tuition fees.

Course Requirements

  • Minimum age: 21
  • Academic qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. equivalent, regionally accredited institution
    • GPA earned 2.25 or above.
  • English language requirements:
    • IELTS minimum score 6.0 (not less than 6.0 in any component), or;
    • TOEFL minimum 72 (internet-based), or;
    • PASSWORD minimum of 6.0.
  • English proficiency requirements can be waived for:
    • Native English speakers, or;
    • International students who have earned an advanced degree from an accredited institution in the United States, or students from an international English-speaking university (in which the lingua franca is English) do not need to submit English language scores.

Berlin School Of Business & Innovation

Want to become an exceptional business leader in your chosen field? Berlin School of Business and Innovation (BSBI) will help you develop the key management skills you need for a successful career.

BSBI’s degree programs have three concepts at its heart:

Enterprise | Leadership | Success

You will:

  • Improve your business skills through practical teaching methods
  • Learn about your chosen industry from career-oriented academics at the top of their field
  • Gain competitive advantages by acquiring key professional tools and techniques
  • Learn how to apply the concepts to real businesses

Our goal is your success: when you graduate, you will soon be able to enter the job market as a highly qualified professional and upon graduating you will be eligible to apply for an 18-month post-study residence permit* to take advantage of career opportunities in Germany.

While you study your degree…

Teaching methods

Benefit from career-oriented and practical teaching approach using methods such as:

  • Case studies
  • Visits to exhibitions and businesses
  • Workshops and guest speakers
  • Group discussions
  • Presentations
  • Group projects

Flexibility & online study support

Enjoy a study schedule designed to fit around your professional and personal commitments.

Take advantage of the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and access ‘Virtual’ classrooms meaning you can study from home.

Central Berlin campus

BSBI has created a wonderful study environment, offering a newly-refurbished, modern campus located in the heart of Berlin.

The city was recently ranked the most popular choice for international students looking to study in Europe**.

**Based on an annual survey by ICEF in 2018.

Industry connections and opportunity

As Europe’s start-up capital, Berlin is the perfect place to learn about business and gain valuable experience – the city is a hub for entrepreneurs who flock to Berlin to take advantage of investment and economic opportunity.

Dedicated Career Service

BSBI’s on-campus career experts are dedicated to helping you train for success. Career services are tailored to your particular needs and are designed to develop you into an excellent candidate upon graduating.

After graduation…

Globally recognized degree qualification

You will receive a qualification from Università Telematica Internazionale Uninettuno – BSBI’s main academic partner.

Post-study residence permit

After successfully completing your degree course, you will be able to apply for a post-study residence permit for up to 18 months. This will give you the opportunity to take advantage of economic opportunities across Germany.


Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

The Berlin School of Business and Innovation (BSBI) is located in the heart of Berlin. We focus on helping graduates to become exceptional leaders in their chosen field.

The Berlin School of Business and Innovation (BSBI) is located in the heart of Berlin. We focus on helping graduates to become exceptional leaders in their chosen field. Read less