Startup Werkstatt

In this seminar, students become founders. Based on their own ideas, student teams learn to start a new business in practical steps. On the basis of market, customer requirement and competition analyzes, students develop their own product over the semester, which they test by designing a suitable marketing strategy on customers. At the end of the seminar, students try to convince relevant stakeholders of their company through an investor pitch.

Please send your application until March 15th to


MW51: Praxisseminar Unternehmensgründung (Startup Werkstatt)


SS 2020: Monday, April 6th - Thursday, July 9th


Monday 12:30 - 2:00 pm and Thursday 2:30 - 4:00 pm


Oeconomicum, building 24.31, seminar room 2 and 1

Regristration Application formular
Application period March 15th

Can participate in this course:

  • Master students of Business Administration, Economics and Business Chemistry
  • Students of other disciplines within the framework of Studium Universale

Contents of this event are:

  • Founding of a new company in teams
  • Creation of market, customer requirements and competition analyzes
  • Presentation of the business idea to external investors
  • Own founding ideas are desired, but not a requirement for participating in the course 
Module description Studium Universale; Master BWL, VWL Wirtschaftschemie and KuK


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Antonia Nörthemann M.Sc.

Phone +49 211 81-10303
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Dipl.-Kfm. Bennet Schierstedt

Phone +49 211 81-10304
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