Program Calendar


Program calendar

TIME students in both cohorts are required to attend the program for no less than 15 months (max 21 months). The MBE program is compirsed of three main components: the academic component, the summer Internship and Entrepreneurship Course component, and the master's thesis component. The academic component lasts between September and the end of April. Between May and July students proceed either with the Internship in Netherlands or the Entrepreneurship Summer Course in Crete. The master’s thesis is drafted between May and November and is due by the 31st of December. Students that need an extension should contact the M.Sc. Dissertation Coordinator. However, the master's thesis cannot be delivered later than the 31st of June.

Year One

Application Deadline

Applications are considered on a rolling basis for both cohorts until the 31st of August.

Semester start

10 September 2021

Module A: Business Economics and Quantitative Methods

September - October 2021

Module B: Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship for R&D Intensive Firms

November 2021 - January 2022

Module C: Business Skills for Innovative Ventures

February -April 2022

Summer Internship (optional for portfolio enrichment)

May - July 2022


Summer Break

August 2022



Year Two

Thesis Write-Up (15 month exit point)

September - December 2022

Thesis Write-Up (21 month exit point)

September 2022 - June 2023


March or July 2023




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