Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences Suur-Sõjamäe 10a, Tallinn, Estonia eek@eek.ee +372 610 1900

START-UP
ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Learn business by building your business.

  1. Three-year program

  2. A secondary field of study in the Entrepreneuship and Business Innovation program
  3. Full-time study in English from Monday to Wednesday

The start-up area can be described with the following words: solving a problem, product-market fit, hackathons, MVP, considering the input and feedback from clients and users, fundraising.

Startup Entrepreneurship is an intense learning-by-doing curriculum where you'll learn business by building your own innovative company.

The programme taught at Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences is unique and Estonia being an e-country has a great start-up ecosystem, where to be a founder of your own company.

This program is for you if you are proactive and willing to work hard towards building your own startup company.

Application deadlines

Admission for Autumn Semester 2021.

  • Application deadline for non-EU (EU visa required)31.05.2021
  • Application deadline for EU (and EU visa-free countries): 31.07.2021
  • Application deadline for permanent residents of Estonia: 31.08.2021

*Autumn Semester starts on 06.09.2021




CURRICULUM

CONTENT / SEMESTERS

Start-up entrepreneurship specialisation (61 ECTS CREDIT)
Business administration module (52 ECTS CREDIT)
Internship and final paper module (30 ECTS CREDIT)
General competences module (24 ECTS CREDIT)
Research methodology (13 ECTS CREDIT)

TUITION

ONCE IN YEAR IN TALLINN:
tuition fee per year for non-EU residents 5480 €
tuition fee per year for EU residents 5080 €

"My stay here has helped me to grow my entrepreneurial mindset and create my own company. EUAS is not only committed to building successful entrepreneurs but also towards your personal development so that you can become the best version of yourself."

Sona Irene Bokeng
Student



"A good chance to get a lot of exciting skills, useful contacts, good friends and take part in cool events."

Gerry Konnov
Graduate

Cofounder
Sign Lingua


"I came from Latvia and had a great experience at EUAS - it is a very friendly, innovative and digital environment. I got the inspiration to start my own business and decided to extend my studies to two semesters."

Muhammad Umar 
Erasmus+ student
Transport and telecommunication institute (TSI) Riga, Latvia.

Founder
New Hope




Our students' achievements at STARTER accelerator programme:

STARTERcreative - Winner (2018)
STARTERtallinn - TOP10 (2019)
STARTERtallinn - TOP10 (2020)
STARTERtallinn - TOP10 (2021)



Unlike the many accelerators and shorter programs out there, Startup Entrepreneurship offers an in-depth three-year program covering all phases of a startup's growth. Previously we have cooperated with TransferWise, BoltPipedriveFortumoLike A Local and Toggl
In 2019 we worked with Startup Estonia, GoWorkaBit, Clanbeat, Subatomic, CoModule, Fanvestory,  Lingvist, Innovation Academy, Cin Cin Bubble Tea, Elisa and Tele2.

It is best to already have an idea that you want to work on when applying or come to the idea through the events we have in Estonia during the first semester. You can also be a co-founder of the company.

Throughout your journey from ideation and business model design to hiring and rapid growth management, you'll be encouraged to work on your own idea through all your subjects. 

During your studies, you will take some subjects with Creative and Business Innovation students and some only with Start-up Entrepreneurship students. You are expected to put all your knowledge into practice and register and establish at least one company with a customer base and money flow. You can also be a co-founder with another person.

If you are motivated enough, you can meet a lot of accomplished people from across Europe and the world and build a solid professional network already while you study.

By the end of the program, you'll have a background of most probably several entrepreneurial ventures, setting you in a league of your own compared to your theoretically-taught peers from traditional business schools. Entrepreneur-minded students have the ability to continue as an entrepreneur or become a project manager or product manager inside a bigger company.

Criteria for admission:

  • Internationally recognized secondary education;
  • Motivation letter/short essay (30%);
  • Admission interview (50%);
  • Motivation to study and an entrepreneurial mindset (20%);
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent proof of English proficiency. (IELTS results can not be over 4 years old)


More info about scholarships and grants HERE.

For more information please contact:

Vanessa Vorteil
Head of Curriculum
vanessa.vorteil@eek.ee

MAIN LECTURERS
Ming Jia Liew, MSc
Yiyang Yang, MSc