Launch of the Multiple Higher Educational Institutions – Masters in Entrepreneurship (MHEI-ME) Erasmus+ on-line programme at the Szent István University


Gödöllő, 7th February, 2018 -   A six-member consortium – lead by the Maltese Advenio eAcademy, and including Szent István University – launches an on-line master course in entrepreneurship, after obtaining Erasmus+ KA2 grant. Further members of the Higher Educational Institutions consortium are the University of Ioannina from Greece, the University of Bari Aldo Moro from Italy, the University of Žilina from Slovakia, and the Poltava University of Economics & Trade from Ukraine.

Besides the general business knowledge, students can study about accounting, financial issues, marketing, management and human resource during this 18 month, 90 ECTS, level 7 on-line course,. Furthermore, participants will have the chance to improve their skills and abilities in the field of business and entrepreneurship - highlighted Dr. Tamás Tóth, vice-rector for education of the Szent István University -.

The online course is very innovative because it offers holistic, English language education which integrates six foundation subjects, three specialist subjects, an internship module and a business plan module. It offers a combination of self-learning and collaborative learning activities which aims to satisfy the needs of the international graduated entrepreneurs to acquire a post-graduate certificate, and to obtain a competitive advantage in managing Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

The course was validated in Malta by the NCFHE (National Commission for Further and Higher Education) which ensures the validity of the ECTS accreditation at Masters level in the European Union – stated Mr. Stephen D’Alessandro, the director of Advenio eAcademy, Malta. The training is very intensive and it sets high expectations, but these conditions guarantee the high level and the quality of the course for the students.

It is not necessary for the students to be tied to a certain place, they can participate in the course anywhere with internet access, proving the innovative nature of the programme. Those participants who successfully complete each module of the course can get a Master Degree accepted in every European Union countries.

The MHEI-ME programme is a project co-funded by ERASMUS+, and this fact reflect its value well. Due to the co-funding, up to 50% of the scholarship of students in the first intake (April, 2018) will be covered by the programme. Szent István University offers a full scholarship for 3 students with the condition of successful completion of the course. (Students awarded full scholarship have to make a 500€ deposit which they get back upon successfully finishing the course.)