Global Entrepreneurship: Design Thinking and Start-Ups

01 – 13 SEPTEMBER, 2018

Keen on global challenges in entrepreneuship? Join this course!

Business and Entrepreneurship
Business and Entrepreneurship
Business and Entrepreneurship

With us, you will be able to go deeper in global business issues combining serious studies with having fun in the most beautiful city of Russia - Saint-Petersburg! 

Program dates:

Arrival: August 31, 2018
September 01 – 13, 2018 
September 14, 2018

Target group: students from all over the world.   

Entrance requirements:
good command of english.  All classes and extracurricular activities are conducted in english.    
Applicants are expected to have at least 2 years of university level studies. Knowledge of the russian language is not required.

ECTS credits: 5.0

Participation fee: 410 euro

Deadline for registration: June 30, 2018

The cultural program includes:

Excursion to the palace and park at peterhof (also known as petrodvorets) – the one of st. Petersburg’s most famous and popular tourist attractions.

A boat city tour is likely to be the most romantic of all the excursions designed to acquaint students with the beauty of St. Petersburg from the water and to let them see a new antique image of the city.

Course description

The course’s objective is training of the future innovative entrepreneurs and provision of them with all the skills and competences necessary to develop products for the global markets. During the study process the school participants will acquire the following capabilities: generation and development of innovative business ideas on the basis of design thinking; business models; experience of interaction in cross-cultural teams; insights into the development of entrepreneurship in russia; presentation skills.


The Summer School is organised in collaboration with "The Russian-German Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship" Polytech Strascheg"

Teaching methods: discussions 

Learn more about summer school module Global Entrepreneurship


Program coordinators:
Department of International Educational Programs