Young Entrepreneur University Degree

A one-year degree in entrepreneurship, to be completed alongside your studies at EM Strasbourg

Young Entrepreneur University Degree - EM Strasbourg

Program Overview

The collective nature of entrepreneurship requires an educational setting that is conducive to collaboration. The Young Entrepreneur University Degree allows students to gain autonomy while developing their project by making the sharing of knowledge and experience a key entrepreneurial practice in their role as budding entrepreneurs. 


Program Objectives 

  • Acquire a global understanding of the challenges inherent to starting a business in order to gain autonomy in developing your start-up
  • Develop and transmit new knowledge by using collaborative tools and actively contributing to the community of student entrepreneurs within the program


Strengths of the Program 

  • A participative teaching method centered on the specificities of the projects carried out by the student entrepreneurs 
  • Collective and collaborative approaches to entrepreneurship, leveraging the sharing of knowledge and experience to develop projects
  • An add-on degree taken alongside programs offered at EM Strasbourg 
  • A degree positioned within EM Strasbourg's entrepreneurial center, where more than 100 entrepreneurs are coached each year  



Program Layout 

This add-on degree provides 130 hours of training from October to June, scheduled in accordance with the timetables of the programs of study in which student entrepreneurs are primarily enrolled. Courses are compulsory and given at EM Strasbourg. Training is conducted in French.


Course set 1: Community Pillar: Collective Entrepreneurship 

  • Common Objectives 
  • Community Events 
  • Training Session 


Course set 2: Project Pillar: Business Model & Business Plan 

  • Coaching Projet 
  • Design Thinking 
  • Financial Business Model
  • Marketing Offerings 


Course set 3: Overarching Pillar: Thematic Sessions

  • Group Tutoring 




Important Dates


Opening date for applications: 

  • May 2, 2022 


Closing date for applications:

  • October 7, 2022 


Selection interviews (two phases): 

  • July 4-8, 2022, and 
  • October 10-14, 2022 


Admission results (two phases): 

  • July 11, 2022, and 
  • October 17, 2022 


Entry Requirements




  1. The application file is available upon request made to the program coordinator: 
  2. Once the completed application is received, an individual interview will be proposed (July 4-8, 2022, or October 10-14, 2022). The program begins at the end of October 2022. 

Spots available: 20



Quentin Lambert

Assistant Teaching Professor (ATER)


"J'avais en tête un projet entrepreneurial depuis quelques années déjà, sans qu’il ne se concrétise réellement. C'est donc au stade de l'idée que j'ai rejoint le DU JE. Les sessions d’échanges du programme m’ont permis de mieux appréhender le monde entrepreneurial, et d’être plus serein dans mon pro...

Julien Meyer