Entrepreneurship is becoming one of the most important skills that students can acquire.
In a suite of rankings put together by French consultancy Emerging and published exclusively by Times Higher Education, students can explore which universities have a good reputation in providing a digital education and encouraging tech skills and entrepreneurship.
The table was put together through the screening of 75,000 CVs of executives at the world’s leading digital companies, as ranked by Crunchbase. This analysis was combined with a live survey led by Trendence from a global panel of 3,500 selected digital professionals, corporate IT executives, start-up executives, and young digital professionals worldwide. The full methodology can be found here.
The top five is varied, featuring universities from Japan, Germany, Australia, the UK and Belgium.
Top three universities for digital entrepreneurship
The University of Tokyo is a public university located in Tokyo, Japan.
The university has 10 faculties, including economics and science. There are a range of research centres and institutes associated with the university, among them the Research Centre for Advanced Science and Technology.
The Career Support Office provides students with career counselling and employment information to support them in finding a career after they graduate.
The University of Melbourne has a unique curriculum that allows students to both choose a major to specialise in and to undertake additional courses to explore new subjects.
The university also offers short courses and microcredentials for professional development in a variety of subjects, including cybersecurity, digital storytelling and enterprise skills among others.
The Technical University of Munich is a public research university located in Munich, Germany.
It specialises in teaching and research in engineering technology, medicine, and applied and natural sciences.
The university aims to nurture an entrepreneurial mindset among its students through supporting them to start businesses and develop their ideas.