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Sustainable Entrepreneurship


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Join a new generation of entrepreneurs and policy advisors! Discover what makes sustainable enterprises emerge, thrive, and be successful.

  • Develop leadership and management skills and gain academic and practical knowledge on sustainability.
  • Learn how entrepreneurs and businesses contribute to solving complex social problems.
  • Work on real-life challenges alongside our partners - entrepreneurs, NGOs and governmental institutions.

You will learn about sustainability challenges from different perspectives - from a startup entrepreneur, or a large organization, well-established in their branch to a policy advisor working on the regulations for different levels of government. You will be equipped with leadership and alliance-building skills in order to connect companies and institutions on their way to sustainability.

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Pre-master February 2024
We offer a 10-week pre-master course for students who obtain a Bachelor’s degree from a University of Applied Sciences (HBO).

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Master of Science


1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 20,800

€ 19,900


Application requirements

To be considered for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's degree that included business related courses and either a Bachelor's thesis and/or research methods courses. University of Groningen: Students with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or International Business of the University of Groningen have direct access to the Master Sustainable Entrepreneurship. Other universities and degree programmes: Students with a Bachelor programme in Business A

Sufficient English language proficiency is required, except for native speakers of the English language from the following countries: United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and The Netherlands. The following documents are valid: - Full English Bachelor's degree*, where the only language of instruction is English. - TOEFL: a minimum score of 90 with a minimum of 18 on reading and listening, 20 on speaking and 21 on writing, - IELTS: a minimum score of 6.5

Language requirements

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
IELTS overall band
TOEFL internet based

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 20,800
€ 19,900
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 Jul '24 1 May '24
1 Sep '25 1 Jul '25 1 May '25
1 Sep '26 1 Jul '26 1 May '26


You can check if you're eligible for scholarships that apply to this course.

Orange Knowledge Programma (OKP)

The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to contribute to a society's sustainable and inclusive development. Its scholarships are open to mid-career professionals in specific countries.


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Wirdumerdijk 34
8911 CE Leeuwarden
058-205 5000

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