Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Project Management

About the training

The master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Project Management is a double degree program with Lumière Lyon 2 University (France). The main objective of the program is to give students the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully carry out an entrepreneurial project. It relies mainly on lecturers with a great entrepreneurial experience in order to transmit to students the methodological and conceptual tools as well as the good practices and relevant feedback to support them in all stages, from the formulation of a idea / concept to writing a business plan and developing their professional project. The program also places particular emphasis on the social and solidarity economy, the major of the master’s degree diploma granted by Lumière Lyon 2 University.

The master’s degree EPM is a 2 years program. The year 1 – semester 1 offers a common curriculum in business management. Specialization in Entrepreneurship and Project Management begins in the semester 2. For the year 2, students are registered both at RULE and Lumière Lyon 2 University and they follow the curriculum developed by the French university.  

About the French University

Lumière Lyon 2 University, a university of social sciences and humanities, has been strongly involved in academic cooperation with RULE since 1994, for training in law and economics. This cooperation primarily consists in carrying out teaching missions at RULE by academics from Lumière Lyon 2 University and secondly in hosting, in Lyon, Cambodian students, awardees or not, of Eiffel scholarships or scholarships from the French government.

Common core – Semester 1

  • Business ethics (20h)
  • Financial Accounting (40h)
  • Marketing Management (24h)
  • Operations Management (24h)
  • Management Control (24h)
  • Financial Management (24h)
  • Business Statistics (24h)
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods (24h)
  • Research Methodology (12h)

Entrepreneurship and Project Management – Semester 2

  • Introduction to social and solidarity economy (12h)
  • Entrepreneurship (24h)
  • Supply chain management and e-logistics (24h)
  • Professional Report


Admission requirements (graduate, master, other/ experience etc.)

Year 1:

  • Applicants must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in any field related to economics and management
  • Passing the entrance test. 

Entrance test:

  • Every year in August / September;
  • 4 topics: English, problem solving and quantitative reasoning and general knowledge in economics and management
  • Download the Test records from previous years here (2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020).
  • Download the correction of Test records from previous years here ( 2018 | 2020 ).


  • Students who have followed and successfully completed the first year of the master’s degree program are directly accepted in year 2.
  • Students wishing to integrate the program directly in the second year must prove that they have successfully completed a first year of a master’s in any field relating to economics and management. They must also have an interview with the program director.

Language(s) and requirements (TOEFL, DELF…)

  • The master’s degree program is fully taught in English.
  • Students must demonstrate a very good command, both oral and written, of English.
  • The most common language tests are accepted.

Registration Fees

  • 1500$/year in one installment
  • 1600$/year in two installments (800$/semester)


  • Registration opening: June / July
  • Entrance test: August / September
  • Interview for direct admission to M2: September
  • Calendar of the academic year: October – August
  • Courses from Monday to Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., exceptionally on weekends when visiting professors come.

The master’s degree program leads to management positions or to positions of project manager, research manager or consultant in several sectors of activity:

  • Public stakeholders involved in local development operations;
  • Stakeholders of the social and solidarity economy (NGO, businesses, cooperatives, cultural associations);
  • Institutions funding or supporting business creators, initiators of associative projects and carrying out activities;
  • NGOs, international associations, institutions and foundations working in the design, support and implementation of development projects, environmental programs or humanitarian actions.

Mr Laurent MESMANN

  • Advisor to the Rector in charge of the double degrees at RULE
  • [email protected]
  • +855 (0)68 98 98 18


  • Deputy Head of Project
  • French Cooperation Department in Economics and Management
  • [email protected]
  • +855 012 343 573

Ms THENG Chanthy

Ms SOK Marineth

  • Administrative Coordinator
  • French Cooperation Department in Economics and Management
  • [email protected]
  • +855 096 905 39 88