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  • What to expect ?

    SMALL, FINE and SOPHISTICATED - the Master program in Business Administration – Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation at WFI offers outstanding opportunities for an excellent study experience:

    You would like reach beyond your limits and strive to achieve more? You want to promote change? You seek to make the world a better place by encouraging social innovations? You would like to see your inspirations evolve? The master specialization in Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation allows students to become directly involved in finding solutions for social challenges and to contribute to sustainable reforms.

    Your advantages

    • Exclusive collaboration with the Bayer Cares Foundation: in their first and second semester Master students will work together with the winners of the Grants4Impact and/or the Aspirin Social Awards on the concept and implementation of the projects awarded by the Bayer Cares Foundation
    • Unique practical relevance – master students will work together in teams and are responsible for the concept and implementation of the projects
    • Workshops, seminars and guest lecturers from Germany and abroad open up new perspectives
    • Intensive English-taught study program focusing on Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation
    • Acquiring the degree of "Master of Science" after a study worth 120 ECTS within four semesters
    • WFI as a campus university, which has been among the top German business schools for many years now
    • Excellent conditions for studying through a lecturer-student ratio of 1/11
    • Unique variety of student organizations (such as the WFI Summer Challenge, WFI Consulting Cup, WFI Dialogue on Sustainability)

    Bayer Cares Foundation

    The Bayer Cares Foundation supports innovations and social commitment and is a forum for progress and innovation. Each year the foundation honors projects, which provide innovative solutions for social challenges in the fields of health and nutrition and which contribute to improvements within both fields and thus provide a benefit for society.

    Each year, a prize will be awarded for five projects that excel in high innovative strength, excellence in the execution, chance for improvement, impact for society, entrepreneurial spirit and related to the Bayer motto of “Science for a Better Life”.

    All master students in the study specialization of “Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation” will meet the winners during a boot camp that lasts several days. Afterwards they work together in teams on the presentation, written composition as well as on the implementation and evaluation of the projects – a unique and exclusive opportunity for students to help form international and innovative social projects at an earlier stage.

    Aspirin Social Innovation Award

    The Aspirin Social Innovation Award has an international focus and supports social innovations in the fields of health and nutrition that fill the supply gap and have the potential to realize systemic change.

    Grants4Impact

    Within Grants4Impact Bayer honors five innovators every two years in the fields of health & nutrition and provides seed funding in the amount of one billion euros. The aim is to develop the projects further and to increase their range. Grants4Impact enables social pioneers worldwide to gain access to capital, knowledge and networks in order to realize the projects’ full potential and to increase their impact.

    As a Master student in Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation, you have the chance to contribute to the success of the winning projects.

    The 2017 winners of the Aspirin Social Innovation Award