Welcome to the Institute for Entrepreneurship
The Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE) of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences is a national and international research, consulting, and continuing education institution.
The focus of the research work is on topics related to start-ups in Germany and abroad and includes issues concerning consulting for small and medium-sized businesses and start-ups. One focus area lies in the development of curricula for entrepreneur training. Other focus areas include continuing education and consulting for start-ups. The IFE works closely together with different cooperation partners.
There are regular office hours for start-up-related concerns of university members (students, alumni, staff).
The IFE is the contact partner for the EXIST program of the BMWi. However, before you contact us about an EXIST stipend, please carefully read the conditions.
,The Wirtschaftspaten e.V.' – Your competent advisor for start-up questions.
As always, we are here for you free of charge on the first Wednesday of the month!
While following our motto "From the practical world for the practical world," former executives and businesses people from industry, retail, crafts, and the service industry offer you advice on your start-up, the development and establishment of small and medium-sized businesses, and business succession.
Target group: students, employees, teachers
Website: https://www.wirtschaftspaten.de/ (German only)
Start-up support and competitions
- From 27.01.2022 Start of BEST EXCELLENCE Winter School 2022 (German only)
- On 08.02.2022 online info event for the Frankfurter Gründerpreis (German only)
- On 03.03.2022 Application deadline for the Frankfurter Gründerpreis (German only)
MBA, continuing education
At Faculty 3: Business and Law, the career-integrated five-semester MBA program "Entrepreneurship & Business Development" started on November 15, 2011.
Find out more at the program page and in the program brochure (German only).
Start-ups / businesses
We consulted for and communicate with the following start-ups / businesses.
Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE)
c/o Faculty 3: Business and Law
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
Nibelungenplatz 1; 60318 Frankfurt am Main
Go to the legal notice of the website
You can read the statutes of the IFE Institute here.