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Extended Study on Innovation

Hands-on education on Intra- & Entrepreneurship

The Extended Study on Innovation is a one-year international curriculum providing a premium, hands-on education on intra- and entrepreneurship for students of TU Wien.

The program fosters innovation thinking and offers a solid education and network  for entrepreneurial spirits, business developers and/or innovation managers. This additional education will enhance your job prospect in research and industry and will prepare you for an entrepreneurial life.

The Extended Study on Innovation is a part-time program offered in parallel to the study programs of TU Wien. Only a limited number of students is accepted every year in the program, enabling them to individually apply the content learned to real projects, and get individual and personalised support and mentorship from experts.

Join our event!

#ESI Info & Networking Event

May 11th

EI 8 Plötzl Hörsaal
Gußhausstraße 25 – 29, 1040 Wien, EG

Join our Info Event and learn everything about the program and its content.
You will have the chance to ask all your questions, mingle and have some drinks with future colleagues and former #ESI students.



Why should you apply?

Ignite Innovation
Turn your ideas into reality through hands-on exploration and experimentation

Catapult Your Thesis
Transform your thesis projects into profitable ventures

Broaden Your Horizon
Enhance your technical expertise with entrepreneurial knowledge and skills

Pioneer Your Future
Explore diverse career avenues or chart your course as a successful entrepreneur

Sculpt Your Career Path
Lay the foundation for a promising corporate career in the field of innovation

Forge Connections
Expand your network with cross-disciplinary entrepreneurs, investors and innovators

What to expect?

  • Generating, validating and developing your own business ideas in a supportive, driven community
  • Getting personalised 1:1 mentoring with experts and 2-weekend seminars outside Vienna
  • Participating in input and feedback sessions, individual and group exercises, presentations
  • Uniting your strengths with students from different faculties and setting up your startup A-Team for success
  • Pitching your project to an influential jury to achieve visibility and unlock your entrepreneurial career
  • Tapping the full potential of your project by receiving initial funding or being accepted into the TUW i²ncubator


What you should bring?

Roadmap Image - Application and selection process

Check the full curriculum!

Become part of ESI Batch #13

Facts and Details


2 semesters
(Oct - Jun)


Evenings and weekends



Group Size

25 students



Total Workload


Check out last year’s Demo Day!


Learn more about the application and selection process


If you have any questions regarding the program or the application process, please contact:

Alexandra Alexandru
+43 1 58801-406674