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BAEntrepreneurship in the Digital Era

Tuition fee €5,299 per year

NB! Non-EU applicants must pay a year tuition fee 5299€ in one part prior to the studies.
2530 € / autumn semester; 2699€ / spring semester

Application fee €120 one-time

The application fee is non-refundable. Application documents will be processed only after the application fee is received.

EU candidates & the following countries (Turkey, Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan) are exempt from the application fee.

More information

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Overview

Estonia is the best place in the world to study entrepreneurship, as Estonia is a country that values education and entrepreneurship. This is evidenced by our Pisa results and the success stories of Estonian start-ups (Skype, Bolt, Transferwise, etc.), where EBS alumni have also played an important role.

Innovative programme for ambitious entrepreneurship enthusiasts

An innovative study programme ’’Entrepreneurship in Digital Era’’ is developed to meet the needs of the society and take into account best practices and our own 30-year experience in entrepreneurship education.

If you dream of establishing an international company, the innovative English language study programme ‘Entrepreneurship in the Digital Era’ is perfect for you! This programme provides you with real entrepreneurial experience; you will get to know all the significant stages of development of a company in the digital age and be prepared to operate on the global market. Learning takes place in a teamwork format and you will have the help of experienced entrepreneurs, mentors and coaches. To overcome realistic business obstacles, you will learn to combine knowledge from many areas of life and find creative solutions.

Our Entrepreneurship in the Digital Era programme is intended for you if you are interested in:

  • starting your own business or develop an existing business;
  • learning through intense and practical collaboration within an international team;
  • learning about your strengths and challenges as an entrepreneur

In order to create the most real-life learning experience possible, we abandon traditional subject-based learning. You will cover the whole lifecycle of being an entrepreneur during this study programme, starting with finding a business idea, creating your business and finally liquidating it

Why the Entrepreneurship in the Digital Era study programme?:

  • You will find your business idea and start executing it with thorough planning.
  • You will obtain actual business experience on an international team.
  • You will learn about the business models of the digital age and how to apply new technologies.
  • You will establish a network of like-minded people who support your personal development.
  • Modern teaching methods are supported by the cloud-based e-learning platform Canvas, which is used by many of the top universities around the world
  • Modern study methods are supported by cloud-based e-learning platform Canvas, which is used by several top universities around the world.
  • Among Estonian universities, EBS boasts the strongest network of partner universities, including the best business schools in Europe (EMLyon Business School, Università Bocconi, BI Norwegian Business School, Kedge Business School, Copenhagen Business School and many more). During the autumn semester of the second year (mobility window), you get to take your choice of elective subjects in one of EBS’s 60 partner universities.
  • Studying takes place in small study groups (up to 30 students) and each student is advised to study organization related questions by a personal study consultant.

The programme gives you necessary entrepreneurship skills, competences and attitudes:

  • Skills and knowledge important for entrepreneurship
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Digital skills, eg digital literacy
  • Collaboration and communication skills
  • Sales
  • Positive attitude towards lifelong learning
  • Emotional intelligence

Programme structure

Academic year 1

Module I: Seeding and starting-up

Exploring entrepreneurial landscape: After completing the first module you are able to orientate in the entrepreneurial ecosystem and develop an initial business concept considering ethical and sustainable aspects in the digital era.

The first stage is for forming your team and developing a business idea. This stage ends with pitching your idea to real entrepreneurs and investors.

  • Discovering entrepreneurial landscape & opportunities 12 ECTS
  • Exploring the market opportunities and business modelling 12 ECTS
  • Elective subjects: 6 ECTS

Module II: Launching

Learning to drive the business: At the end of the second module, you are able to present a plan of a functioning enterprise integrating essential aspects of law, responsible business, finances, management, etc. in the digital era.

In the second stage, you create a virtual start-up, considering all important aspects of a real company.

  • Launching minimum viable product 12 ECTS
  • Designing effective business organisation 12 ECTS
  • Internship 3 ECTS
  • Elective subjects: 6 ECTS

Academic year 2

Module III: Calibrating business & discovering international opportunities

Daily life of your business: At the end of the third module, you are able to present a justified improvement plan for an enterprise to enhance its efficiency and productivity in the digital era.

The third stage is where you create an action plan for developing the productivity and efficiency of your virtual company.

*Core subjects: 6 ECTS (virtually from EBS)

  • Preparing your business for internationalization 6 ECTS
  • Elective subjects: 12 ECTS (mobility window)
  • Optional subjects: 12 ECTS (mobility window)

Module IV: Expanding and Growing

Pivoting and Scaling: At the end of the fourth module, you are able to present a justified growth and expansion plan for an enterprise in the digital era.

In the fourth stage, you develop a strategy for growing your business in international markets.

  • Financing and managing growth 12 ECTS
  • Leading change 12 ECTS
  • Internship 3 ECTS
  • Elective subjects: 6 ECTS

Academic year 3

Module V: Maturing and Exiting

Departing to (ad)ventures : After completing the fifth module you are able to present a justified exit/entry plan for an enterprise in the digital era.

The fifth stage focuses on liquidation strategy.

  • Combining narrative and numbers 12 ECTS
  • Executing exit strategy 12 ECTS
  • Elective subjects: 6 ECTS

Module VI: Bridging and Graduating

Linking the entrepreneurial theory with real life practices: After completing the sixth module you are able to create links between entrepreneurial theories and practices in the digital era for applying your learnings beyond the University.

The last stage is for connecting everything you’ve learned during the programme by consulting early stage entrepreneurs and by writing a bachelor’s thesis.

Coaching and mentoring entrepreneurial teams 9 ECTS
Bridging and graduating 9 ECTS
Bachelor’sl thesis: 6 ECTS


Total: 180 ECTS

Career opportunities

After graduation you can find a job as:

After finishing the programme, you will have acquired the necessary knowledge and skills to start your own company and develop it with an international team. Additionally, you can implement yourself as a business project developer or a specialist on positions that require an entrepreneurial approach and knowledge of the economy.

The goal of EBS is that alumni of this program:

  • implement innovative business ideas;
  • create worthwhile jobs;
  • act responsibly and ethically

The salary of EBS graduates in the field of business and management is, in comparison with graduates from other universities, higher.

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application deadline
1 Jun 2022 23:59:59
Europe/Tallinn time

Please send your documents to EBS by the requested deadline.

Studies commence
Aug 22, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application deadline
1 Jun 2022 23:59:59
Europe/Tallinn time

Please send your documents to EBS by the requested deadline.

Studies commence
Aug 22, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States