Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship & Innovation


Program Description

In the fast-changing world, it is hard to predict the jobs of the future. Students now need to learn to create value, while remaining adaptive and agile.

Founded in 1986, Global School for Entrepreneurship is now on a mission to revolutionize entrepreneurial education. We will teach students the practical skills and secrets of meaningful entrepreneurship.

Students choosing for Global School for Entrepreneurship want to become:

  • impactful social entrepreneurs
  • meaningful profit entrepreneurs
  • intrapreneurs with innovation power
  • family businesses successors

Our Teachers Are Entrepreneurs

Over 75% of our teaching staff are entrepreneurs and have a track-record in higher education; students are taught by both subject and field experts, all under the personal guidance of their learning coach.

Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship & InnovationWe are passionate about reinventing entrepreneurship education. We know the needs of every entrepreneur is different:

  • Come to the course with an idea, we will facilitate it to go from idea to a real business.
  • Don’t have an idea, we will teach you how to create and discover new ideas.



To further maximize our personal approach; we have designed a tailor-made incubator program that facilitates our students in developing skills and gaining knowledge that is specifically relevant for their own business.

Students receive personal coaching by their learning coach and are connected through our global network of startups, corporates and investment funds.

Grow your business

From day 1, students have access to the incubator space to further develop their ideas or existing business.

At Global School for Entrepreneurship, Europe is your classroom, the world is your learning environment and entrepreneurship your future.


Small scale, massive impact

Global School for Entrepreneurship is a private University, where groups are kept small and innovation of the curriculum is key. The founders all have a unique background in education and entrepreneurship which becomes apparent when you experience how they run their University; they put APPLIED first in University of Applied Sciences.

Europe is your classroom

Teaching in the heart of the startup scene: Global School for Entrepreneurship operates from Amsterdam and has partners in over 100 countries around the world. This means that students are not taught in one school building – they are taught in accelerators all over the world.

Personal approach

We are a private university and we offer a maximized personal approach: every student has a personal learning coach accompanying the student through the entire program. In our incubator, the student is mentored by multiple business coaches.


Not an ordinary school

Global School for Entrepreneurship shouldn’t feel like a school. Students shouldn’t behave like students. Let’s make it better, together! We are looking to develop Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs. Will you join our movement in Entrepreneurial Education?

Hard to believe? Check the story of one of our students on our website.

Entry Requirements

We require evidence that you have passed the standardized examinations for university entrance of your nation of origin. These include but are not limited to:

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife
  • Zeugnis der Fachhochschulreife
  • GCE A/AS-Levels in two subjects plus GCSEs in 4 additional subjects grades A*-C
  • 6 different subjects in total or BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

To get an indication about the comparison of your educational system to the Dutch system you can go to the Nuffic website. Additional requirements may be applicable.

Additional to having a sufficient diploma of your nation of origin, you are required to be proficient in spoken and written English. Herewith the scores you need for the most common English proficiency tests:

  • IELTS 6.0
  • TOEFL (Paper) 550
  • TOEFL (Online) 80
  • TOEIC Listening & Reading* 670
  • TOEIC Speaking & Writing* 290
  • Cambridge ESOL First (FCE) – Grade B (scale 173 – 175) or First (FCE) – Grade C (scale 169 – 172)

*Provided that the student passed both parts “Speaking & Writing” and “Listening & Reading” with the required scores.

You are exempted from needing proof of your English proficiency if you have completed your secondary education in English.

Admission Process

Besides meeting the entry requirements, all applicants are also invited to for a personal meeting (either in person or through a video call). In doing so, applicants will have another opportunity to learn more about the program.

We will contact you as soon as you have sent us the filled in application and the required documents.

click here to review the application process.


Reach out to us!

Thomas Meijer, Manager of Business Operations

Last updated Jul 2020

About the School

At Global School for Entrepreneurship, we consider it our challenge to educate and facilitate tomorrow’s entrepreneurs in the most inspirational and personal way possible. In any given year millions o ... Read More

At Global School for Entrepreneurship, we consider it our challenge to educate and facilitate tomorrow’s entrepreneurs in the most inspirational and personal way possible. In any given year millions of novice entrepreneurs want to start their own companies. Read less
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