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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.

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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
  • It is possible to use the mobility window during the fall semester of the second year to study at one of the 60 partner universities worldwide. EBS has the strongest network of partner universities in Estonia specialising in business, such as EMLyon Business School, Università Bocconi, BI Norwegian Business School, Kedge Business School, Copenhagen Business School, and many others
  • Studying takes place in small study groups (up to 35 students) depending on the goal of the lecture 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

I Module: Seeding and starting-up
“Exploring entrepreneurial landscape”

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

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

II Module: Launching
“Learning to drive the business”

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

III Module: Calibrating
“Daily life of your business”

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

Core subjects: 6 ECTS
Preparing your business for internationalization 6 ECTS
Elective subjects: 12 ECTS.

IV Module: Expanding and Growing
“Pivoting and Scaling”
In the fourth stage you develop a strategy for growing your business on international markets.

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

Academic year 3

V Module: Maturing and Exiting
“Departing to (ad)ventures”

Fifth stage focuses on liquidation strategy.
Combining narrative and numbers 12 ECTS
Executing exit strategy 12 ECTS
Elective subjects: 6 ECTS

VI Module: Bridging and Graduating
“Linking the entrepreneurial theory with real life practices”

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
Final 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 2021/22
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Aug 24, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Aug 24, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States