Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Major in Startup Management

Program type:
Study mode:
Start dates:
September and February
3 semesters (1.5 Years)
Accreditated by:
Degree Awarded:
Master of Business Administration with a Major in Startup Management

Degree Overview

Master program in Startup Management gives students the necessary knowledge about starting a business, technologies development, team management and financial planning, as well as legal and accounting tasks both on the early stage of the development and during growth. During the studies at the Program, students will learn about fundraising strategies, marketing tools on the early stage taking into consideration low budget capacities.

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
  • Management Accounting
  • International Marketing
  • HR Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Communication
  • IT Project Management
    • SCRUM
    • Agile Project Management
  • Startup Foundation
  • High Performance Leadership
Year 1 - Semester 2
  • Advanced Business Law
  • Startup Marketing
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Financial Management
  • Basics of Web Development
  • Startup Fundraising
  • Strategic Development and Lean Startup Management
  • Industrial Workshops
Year 2 - Semester 3
  • Master Thesis or Internship*
* The best students get the opportunity to do internship during the last semester of the program that we provide

After the successful completion of the course by the student an official graduation ceremony will be held where the Master Degree Diploma awarded in Startup Management will be given.

Exchange and Transfer Students

Students who would like to change universities with their credits intact need to present an official grade transcript followed by a seal and signature of the respective university. Enrolment is possible throughout the entire academic year, granted a prospective student has enough verified credits. SSHE follows the European curriculum of ECTS. However, other curriculums (American, British and etc.) are also accepted once all the grades have been verified.

Tuitions Fees

Registration fee2 000 CHF
First Year
1 Semester 14 000 CHF
2 Semester 16 000 CHF
Second Year
Thesis fee and supervising* 200 CHF

* subject to change


Students with exceptional academic achievements could be awarded the SSHE Scholarship of Merit. It is important to note that the aforementioned scholarship covers the tuition fees only (accommodation, living and other expenses are not included). Students, who wish to receive partial scholarship of merit, must send their applications with a complete set of admission documents and state in separate letter the reason, why they need scholarship. Each case is examined on an individual basis.


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Applications deadline

for Fall semester 2020 is

until 30th of May.

Applications deadline