The Annotation Sustainable Entrepreneurship & Innovation is a university wide Master’s track that aims to produce graduates who are world-leading change agents in the area of sustainability. If you qualify for the annotation certificate you’ll receive it alongside your Master’s certificate upon graduation.
In order to qualify for the annotation, the following three requirements must be fulfilled:
- Having passed the examinations of one of these two elective courses:
- Innovation Management (GEO4-2268; 7,5 EC) with an assignment regarding a sustainability subject; or:
- Sustainable Entrepreneurship (ECMSE; 7,5 EC).
- Having passed the examinations of one of these elective courses, which may not be the same course as the course passed for fulfillment of requirement 1 mentioned above:
- GEO4-2521: Bio-based Economy
- GEO4-2514: Energy in the Context of Sustainability
- GEO4-2312: Energy Supply Technologies
- GEO4-2604: Governance and Change Management for Sustainability. SBI students have priority.
- GEO4-2268: Innovation management
- GEO4-5501: Techniques of Futuring
- ECMSE: Sustainable Entrepreneurship
- Having conducted a research project of 15 EC related to the subject of Sustainable Entrepreneurship & Innovation. This must be achieved with the Master's Thesis (GEO4-2510; 30 EC or GEO4-2523; 45EC) or with the Consultancy Project (GEO4-2519; 15 EC) on a subject related to Sustainable Entrepreneurship & Innovation.
- It must concern newly-developed or soon-to-be-developed sustainable production processes, products, and/or services created by a firm (established and/or new start-ups).
- The above business activities must be new to firm concerned.
- It must include some form of data collection related to these new business activities.
If you decide you would like to qualify for the annotation, you should indicate this in the electives application form. Similarly, you should indicate your desire to qualify for the annotation in your Master’s thesis research proposal information form. Once you have completed your Master’s thesis, an assessment will be made as to whether it meets the annotation requirements. If you meet all annotation requirements, you will be awarded an annotation certificate together with your Master’s degree certificate.