Level: Master
Application period: 2023-10-16 - 2024-05-02
Start date: Autumn 2024
City: Jönköping
Degree: Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Business Administration, 120 credits


The Strategic Entrepreneurship programme develops students’ competence to both launch start-up companies as well as pursue entrepreneurial opportunities within existing organisations. The education covers both new venture creation and business renewal, using state-of-the-art research and practical experiences. Students become acquainted with the Swedish business landscape and have the opportunity to develop their own business ventures in close collaboration with Jönköping’s Science Park.


Graduates are prepared for a wide range of careers, including business owner/manager, entrepreneur, business developer, project leader and change manager. The second year offers plenty of specialisation options, studying abroad or elective courses, which includes internship opportunities overseas.


All courses are conducted in English and the programme is open to students from all over the world. The international atmosphere contributes to a broad perspective on the issues discussed during classes.

During the second year, you will have the opportunity to connect with the corporate world, either in Sweden or abroad, via our internship course. The programme works closely with the local business incubator, Science Park. In addition, you have the opportunity to collaborate with companies during various projects, and you get to meet company representatives during guest lectures.

During the second year, you get the opportunity to study abroad at one of JIBS' recommended partner schools, which gives you a possibility to specialise your programme. At the same time, you develop intercultural awareness and broaden your perspectives.

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The programme gives you cutting-edge expertise at Master's level within Business Administration, with a focus on venture creation, venture management and business renewal. You are qualified for several career opportunities, including business owner, manager, entrepreneur, business developer, project manager and change manager. The programme also prepares you for postgraduate education.

The programme is conducted at Jönköping International Business School
Credits: 120 credits
Level: Master
Rate of study: Full-time
City: Jönköping
Place of study: Campus-based
Start date: Autumn 2024
Requirements: The applicant must hold the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (i.e the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 credits in one (or a combination) of the following areas: business administration, economics, industrial engineering and management, or equivalent. At least 60 credits must be in business administration. Proof of English proficiency is required.

Read more about our Admissions Requirements.
Application code: HJ-MU106
Degree: Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Business Administration
Tuition fee: For the first semester: 60000 SEK
Total tuition fee: 240000 SEK

Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students

Pathway Programme

If you don't fulfil our language requirements, you can enter our Pathway Programme, designed to strengthen your English and academic skills. Read more.

NB Preliminary list of courses

Year 1

Entrepreneurship in Context 7.5 credits
Entrepreneuring 15 credits
Advanced Research Methods in Entrepreneurship 7.5 credits
Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs 5 credits
Applied International Marketing 7.5 credits
Corporate Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Growth 7.5 credits
Entrepreneurial Project 1 5 credits
Family Entrepreneurship 5 credits

Year 2

Studying Abroad/Elective courses/Internship+Elective courses 30 credits
Master's Thesis in Business Administration 30 credits

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Contact us

Programme Director

  • Assistant Professor Business Administration
  • Jönköping International Business School