Inhalt des Dokuments
|Start of studies||Winter
restriction||Local selection process|
|Standard study period||4
|Number of ECTS
credits||120 (60 ECTS from TU Berlin + 60 ECTS from
international Partner University)|
|Structure||1st year at TU
2nd year at Double Degree Partner University
degrees||1. Master of Science at TU
2. Master of Science or Master of Management at one of the partner universities
|Started in 2010||Formerly named
Innovation Management and
Degree "Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship and
Sustainability" (IMES) is a consecutive study program held
completely in English. Students study two semesters
at TU Berlin, and two semesters at
one of the complementing Double Degree Partner University programs*
where they will also write the Master Thesis.
1. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability by TU Berlin
2. A second degree:
Science (M.Sc.) in Business
Administration||University of Twente  (UT)  in Enschede,
|Master in Management
(Magister)||Warsaw School of Economics
 (SGH)  in Warsaw, Poland|
|Master in Governance of Science, Technology,
and Innovation||Higher School of Economics
 (HSE)  in Moscow, Russia|
|Master in Management - Innovative
Universit y (SPbPU)  in St. Petersburg,
Science (M.Sc.) in Entrepreneurship||Norwegian
University of Science and Technology (NTNU)  in
*Please review partner University information for tuition fees, living expenses, and course information and plan your budget for living in Berlin as well as while studying abroad accordingly. Students´ financial budget while abroad is expected to be covered by personal income or savings, loans (e.g. BAföG), or self-organized scholarships.Upon successful completion, you will be awarded the two academic degrees.
Students on the IMES program will learn about all the fundamental principles of innovation management, entrepreneurship and sustainability. This includes all issues on operative, tactical and strategic levels relevant to founding new businesses or working in R&D. Graduates of the program are able to tackle issues independently, assess research positions and findings competently and apply them to their own research. This is achieved by linking a range of topic areas from economics and social science.
The practice-related aspects of the program include gaining knowledge of structures, processes, legal provisions ect. Working in teams and presenting your results will be a consistent part of your studies.
The following video shows how a typical course might look like.
Some typical professional fields include:
Teaching and research/the academic field
Organisation and company planning
Resource management and environmental management
Reporting about sustainability
- Corporate management
These professional fields also offer a range of starting points for setting up one’s own company later, e.g. in management consultancy or through partnerships with other companies.
Click here  to see what alumni are doing after graduation.
Structure of the Degree
A total of 120 credit points must be achieved, of which at least 90 credit points must be achieved in the modules and 30 credit points in the Master’s thesis.
Double Degree Structure: 2-year Study Plan
1st year at TU Berlin - 60 ECTS from in course modules
2nd year at Partner University - 60 ECTS in course modules and master thesis
30 ECTS in mandatory modules
30 ECTS in compulsory elective modules
30 ECTS in elective modules (Partner University regulations apply)
30 ECTS in master thesis (Partner University regulations apply)
More information are provided in the module overview .
The TU Berlin charges a semester fee of approx. €307 , that includes your required semester ticket  for the public transportation system.
During your study at the partner university, you might be reimbursed for your transportation semester ticket at TU Berlin.
The University of Twente charges an annual study fee, as of 2020:
- EU/EEA Citizenship: €2,143
- Non EU Residency: €12,250
- Scholarship Opportunities  (UTS)
- Non EU - "Study Holland"
Further information you can find here .
Please note: study seats at other Double Degree Partner Universities are limited.
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TU Berlin in Rankings worldwide
#82 Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016
#144 QS World University Rankings 2017 
#57 World's Most International Universities 2017 
#51 QS Graduate Employability Ranking 2017 
Start Up University
The university has a long tradition in being a university for Entrepreneurs. The Center for Entrepreneurship is very successful in receiving financial support especially for high tech Start Up teams. The University is also funded by a governmental start up program  and was awarded to be an EXIST Start Up University.
#1 Support for Start Ups at "Founder's Radar" 2017 
#3 German university overall at "Founder's Radar" 2017 
#2 Ranking "From Student to Entrepreneur" 2011 
The Master Program in rankings
Some facts about the study program can be seen here at the CHE ranking . (formerly named Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship)
The double degree with SGH Warsaw is ranked in eduniversal under the Top 50  programs for Entrepreneurship worldwide and is considered the #1 program in Germany.