Master in Business Administration


Qualification ISSUED

​Master of Science HES-SO in Business Administration, Major in Entrepreneurship (Innovation and Growth)




In the framework of our Master’s degree, entrepreneurship is defined as a process that optimizes the quest for new ideas and their commercialization. It focuses on innovation processes in established companies as well as the establishment of new businesses.
The success of entrepreneurship – whether in relation to small, medium-sized, or large international businesses or public organizations – is closely linked to leaders’ ability to anticipate opportunities and changes in their environments.
Our graduates will have acquired the necessary skills to develop new fields of activity within established businesses or startup companies as part of School of Management Fribourg’s Master’s of Science in Business Administration and Major in Entrepreneurship.
By choosing the entrepreneurship track, the program participant has a set of complementary content modules that rely on various learning methodologies.
The classes and workshop cover the discipline’s theoretical and scientific challenges.
Action learning projects simulate opportunities and difficulties faced in the real world. Lectures, discussions, and projects stimulate the individual’s ability to anticipate and act.
The course also includes a two-week overseas study trip. This unique program also benefits from internationally renowned faculty members.

Public target

Target group

Admission to the Master’s program is reserved for individuals who already have a Bachelor degree or an equivalent qualification (as part of the second cycle of the Bologna system). The program, which is four semesters long, includes bilingual and trilingual options. This Master’s degree has a strong practical focus, which includes allowing participants to continue their employment on a part-time basis.


Structure of the study plan

Program flow 

The study plan layout enables students to work part-time from Mondays to Wednesdays. Classes take place in block seminars on Thursdays and Fridays, as well as on Saturday mornings.




Professional prospects

Fields and competence profiles

Program graduates have benefited in multiple ways in their careers. They develop competences aimed at mastering the challenges of young, smaller, innovative businesses as well as larger, well-established, international companies.
Learning to think and act entrepreneurially and innovatively constitute the core competences of the Master’s of Science in Business Administration with a major in Entrepreneurship. Among others, we encourage the development of analytical, intercultural, and interpersonal competences as well as the ability to act responsibly.


Professional prospects

  • Businesses creation
  • SME projects
  • Management of businesses or public or semi-public institutions
  • Management positions in human resources, marketing, production, and so on
  • Management consulting and business analyst roles

Types and cost of training


ECTS ​                            Credits 90

Duration                      4 semesters, part time

Languages                   Main language English, secondary languages French and German

Enrollement fee         CHF 150.- 

Cost                           ​   CHF 500.- per semester (course fees)

                                      CHF 250.- per semestre (contributions towards study fees)

Calendar                      The course begins in week 38



Master Secretariat
School of Management Fribourg
Room 107 (1st floor) 
Ch. du Musée 4
CH-1700 Fribourg
T: +41 26 429 63 47/53​


Monday to Thursday:
7.30 - 11.30 and 13.30 - 17.15

7.30 - 11.30 and 13.30 - 16.30


Registration 2020 will open in December 2019.​

For any question about your registration, please contact directly ​the academic office HES-SO Master in Lausanne :

Haute école de gestion | Ch. du Musée 4 | 1700 Fribourg | T : +41 26 429 63 70 | F : +41 26 429 63 75 | |
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