Extension Programme Entrepreneurship

You are studying at the University of Innsbruck and are enthusiastic about start-ups, company foundations or innovations? Then this is the right place for you!

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You are studying at the University of Innsbruck and are enthusiastic about start-ups, company foundations or innovations? Then this is the right place for you! Founding a start-up is the latest trend. It's clear that it takes more than an office in a hip co-working space together with an office dog and cool tech gadgets. But what exactly does it take? The Extension Programme Entrepreneurship provides you with the necessary insights, skills and techniques to start your own business or successfully support established organizations.

Extension Programme

2 semesters/45 ECTS-Credits

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After completing the extension study programme, students are able to find, build and pursue their own business ideas. In addition, students know how to found start-ups, manage innovation processes and combine subject-specific topics with business knowledge in established companies.

The Extension Programme Entrepreneurship at the University of Innsbruck is aimed at students and graduates who would like to add to their qualification profile by means of a scientifically founded and practice-oriented additional training in the field of entrepreneurship.

Graduates of the Extension Programme Entrepreneurship have an understanding of central concepts of entrepreneurship and master methods and tools for the systematic implementation of a business idea. The additional entrepreneurship qualification is not only relevant for founding your own start-up, but also for the digital transformation of established companies or the development and introduction of innovative new product developments in companies.

During the Extension Programme Entrepreneurship, the students acquire entrepreneurial competences and skills and are prepared for:

  • start-ups
  • self-employment
  • leading positions with research relevance
  • the implementation of business ideas
  • the management of innovation-relevant projects
  • tasks with business management responsibility

Faculty of Business and Management Contact: entrepreneurship@uibk.ac.at


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