Entrepreneurship, Master Programme

60 hp

Learn to develop businesses and societies by identifying, implementing and analyzing entrepreneurial projects together with practitioners.

The program syllabus includes courses which provides a theoretical depth in business development respectively different perspectives on entrepreneurship, specially emphasizing Scandinavian perspectives. The first semester a course in methodology provides knowledge and skills in interactive methods (action research) and in parallel a development project is identified and initiated together with a business, an organization or a local community. The project is implemented during the second semester. The project work provides skills to take on qualified project and process leadership roles and to be practically useful for the organization or the local society which has been chosen. The program will therefore provide both theoretical depth as well as high practical relevance as acquired knowledge is applied on real cases. By the thesis work at the end of the program theory and practice is integrated.



Organizations in need of renewal demand entrepreneurially oriented employees. The program educates and equips qualified project and process leaders for businesses and organizations as well as provides a good ground to start your own venture either directly after completed education or later in life.


Master of Science (60/120 credits) with specialization in Entrepreneurship or Master of Science (60/120 credits) in Business and Economics with specialization in Entrepreneurship. (Main field of study: Business Administration)

The one year programme in entrepreneurship has been cancelled and no students will be admitted during autumn 2018. You are however cordially welcome to apply to our 2-year master's programme addressing the same subject area.


Växjö is a modern city with more than 80,000 inhabitants. The city has been declared "the Greenest City in Europe" because of its focus on environmentally sound solutions and the environmental programs implemented.

Being a student in Växjö you have easy access to everything – the city centre, the woods and the lakes. The pedestrian path from campus around Lake Växjösjön reaches almost all the way to the city centre and is perfect for jogging or taking long walks.

Campus Växjö is modeled along the lines of an American campus university and is the natural meeting place for students in Växjö. Campus is always bustling with life, and students move between lecture rooms, the University Library and the restaurants, pubs and outdoor recreational areas.