Czech Republic, Prague

Design for the business of change

when 1 July 2018 - 13 July 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 1650

The Design for the business of change summer school will provide an overview of social entrepreneurship by looking into societal problems they address and innovative business models to tackle them. Students will also be introduced the key methodological and epistemic instruments of design and ethnography in order to conduct ethnographic fieldwork and design new strategies.

Course leader

JEFFREY SCHONBERG
Jeff is an award winning medical and visual anthropologist. A recipient of the Paul Farmer Global Citizenship Award from the Society for Public Anthropology, and a Committee on Teaching Excellence Award at University of California, Ber

Target group

The course is designed for maximum 25 Master or Bachelor students across various fields of study.

Course aim

This course will provide an overview of social entrepreneurship by looking into societal problems they address and innovative business models to tackle them. Students will also be introduced the key methodological and epistemic instruments of design and ethnography in order to conduct ethnographic fieldwork and design new strategies.

Credits info

4 EC
Course is accredited by the university and students will receive 4 ECTS credits and a Certificate of Attendance upon completion of the course.

(1 ECTS credit = 26 hours of workload)

Fee info

EUR 1650: 1,650 EUR (early bird registration 1,550 EUR – tuition fee must be paid by April 15, 2018)


Tuition fee includes
- 12 lecture days and course materials
- Accommodation for 12 days
- Coffee breaks and lunches during lecture days
- Social programme incl. excursions and sightseeing
- Farewell party