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Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Want to learn how to create sustainable solutions that change the world for the better?   

Learn how to apply innovative tools to solve complex problems. Kickstart your career as innovator or entrepreneur. Download the brochure.

  • For anyone who wants to make a difference, for anyone who wants to create things that matter for society, either in an existing company or a new business. 
  • Innovation is key to stay ahead in a competitive business landscape: companies are looking for young potentials who know how to run innovation projects.
  • This is a top-ranked, hands-on, "learning by doing" program: you will dive straight into practical training: you will work on a real-life innovation case for a company  or your own start-up.
  • Discover the principles of Business Design Thinking in Milan as part of our exchange with Italian design students.
  • Work in multicultural teams on an intensive innovation project for an international company.

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Meet the academic director, Robin De Cock

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Why follow the MIE program?

At AMS, we believe that setting up new businesses only for economic growth and profit is a model of the past and contributes to the problems of tomorrow. We want to educate future managers with a global mindset and societal consciousness. Sustainability is at the core of our mission. 

Our MIE program is unique in its kind: we want to teach you how to put ideas into sustainable business concepts, how to create solutions that have a positive impact on people’s lives and on society in general, either in existing companies or your own business. We value social entrepreneurship.

Join the sustainable revolution, join the MIE! 

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Who are we looking for?

  • You are recently graduated and have little or no work experience
  • You have an interest in starting up your own company in the short or long term OR you have a real interest in how to run innovation projects within a company, how to turn innovative ideas into new products or services within companies. 
  • You are open-minded and looking forward to working/collaborating with people from all over the world. 

Ranked N°15

Our MIE program was one of the first in his kind worldwide and improved every year in the rankings. Now it is among the best 30 entrepreneurship master's programs in the world (Eduniversal Master Ranking 2021 climbing up to N°15 in Entrepreneurship, worldwide). You will be part of an extensive international alumni network. This year we will celebrate 15 years MIE.

More than 80 start-ups

Graduates from the MIE program who want to develop a start-up can use our building: AMS provides a free working place and a place where you can meet clients.

Our MIE program has already brought forth 80 start-ups. From start-up to great and successful enterprise. From medical products, to coffee bars, from fashion, to apps, the founders all followed the same program and they all share the same vision: finding sustainable solutions that create positive impact. 

Discover the start-ups of our alumni!

Learning by doing

This is a truly hands-on, “learning by doing” program. Already in the first months, you will start working on a venture building project of a company or on your own start-up.
You will meet real entrepreneurs, seasoned investors and top managers to give you a realistic idea of what it’s like to actually build a business of your own or innovate an existing business.

International growth strategy trip 

As part of the program, you will be going on an international growth strategy trip, you will visit an upcoming highly innovative ecosystem in the world that could be a possible place to scale-up. Every year we choose another destination. Our students have been to Lisbon, Zürich, and Stockholm. 

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Study in Milan

As part of the program, you will work for three weeks on an intensive innovation sprint for an international company. In previous years, our students worked for Samsonite, Unicef, Ecover, AirFrance-KLM, ...). For this project, you will join students of POLI.design di Milano, a world-class design school where you learn design thinking and prototyping skills to bring your ideas alive.

Want to know more? Watch the testimonials of our students and Samsonite and AirFrance-KLM. 

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Study with people from all over the world. Nationalities of previous students

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Come & meet us or get in touch with us!

Meet us at a fair,  book an appointment with Michael, our recruitment officer, for a personal (Skype-)conversation or register for an online info session or an info session on campus.

Any questions? I am happy to help!

Michael Sewell
michael.sewell@ams.ac.be

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Choosing Antwerp Management School means:

  • Top-ranked full-time master's programs
  • Study in Antwerp, the heart of Europe
  • An array of career opportunities
  • Personal leadership and individual development