Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and Social Change, Master Programme

120 credits

Do you want to work for social change through entrepreneurship? Are you interested in the role of entrepreneurship in economic, social and ecological sustainability? This Master programme focuses on sustainable entrepreneurship and prepares you for an international career.

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The Master programme in Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and Social Change will develop your knowledge and skill to be able to, independently, critically and on a scientific basis, understand entrepreneurial processes in all sectors of society: business, public sector and civil society.

The programme has a particular focus on the role of entrepreneurship in economic, social and ecological sustainability for the individual, organisations and society. This makes the Master programme suitable for you who want to contribute to sustainability and social development through entrepreneurship. During your studies you will develop your independent scientific thinking on entrepreneurship and social change as well as your knowledge about and skills in entrepreneurship practices. This in-depth understanding will give you the tools to drive or facilitate entrepreneurship through starting your own business, developing local communities or working with development processes in established companies, government agencies and non-profit organisations.


After your studies you can work with sustainability and social development through your own business. You can also aim for a career as a researcher, project manager, administrator or strategist within companies, public authorities, administrations or other organisations that are funded by grants. The programme also prepares you for third-cycle studies.


Master of Science or Master of Science in Business and Economics (120 credits) with specialization in Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and Social Change.

Main field of study: Business Administration

International opportunities

The language of tuition is English. In this way, you will become prepared not only for a career in Sweden, but also for a career in international contexts. The programme admits students from all over the world, which means that you will get international and multicultural experiences throughout the programme. You can also study a semester abroad at one of our partner universities around the world.


Roughly 15 minutes with a bike from the city centre, you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. It is like a small society with the university, student accommodation, and student life. Here you become part of a creative knowledge environment.

What will you come across on an excursion in Växjö – the city of contrasts? You will find good restaurants, a celebrated hockey team, and cozy cafés where you can enjoy a latte with lingonberry flavour. In Växjö, beautiful nature is always just around the corner; the city is surrounded by lakes and forests. Students like the combination of the city centre and the active student life on campus. Your dream of the future starts here!

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