Munich, Germany

Global Entrepreneurship

online course
when 1 January 2023 - 1 January 2023
language English
fee EUR 79

The Global Entrepreneurship Summer School (GESS) is a unique virtual program, where top university students develop entrepreneurial solutions that tackle the world’s biggest challenges.

Through this nine-day virtual program, 50 international students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds are challenged to develop entrepreneurial solutions to societal challenges. This isn’t just another Zoom call – it’s an exciting, emotional and memorable experience that brings together people from around the world. This virtual learning journey includes hands-on and interactive methods to create a life-changing experience and foster lifelong connections between participants.

The application period for GESS 2022 is already over. However, if you are interested in the program in 2023, sign up for our application reminder on our website.

Course leader

The Global Entrepreneurship Summer School (GESS) is a program of the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie organized in cooperation with seven leading university-based entrepreneurship centers in Munich, Shanghai, Querétaro (Mex.) and Cape Town.

Target group

Undergraduate, graduate, MBA and PhD students.
Ages 18 – 35.
All fields of study (e.g., design, computer science, business economics, humanities, social sciences) are welcome to apply.
You must be enrolled at a university at some point during the calendar year of the summer school.

Course aim

At GESS, you will work in international and interdisciplinary teams on large-scale problems and develop your own ideas that present both a beneficial impact on society and a self-sustaining, profitable business model. Throughout GESS, your team will be partnered with a coach who will provide continuous feedback and assist with any technical questions. A series of interactive input sessions by renowned entrepreneurs will provide you with complementary and inspiring knowledge.

You will walk away with valuable connections, a global network of like-minded entrepreneurs, the insightful guidance of proven experts, a chance to voice your personal entrepreneurship-ideas and the irreplaceale inspiration when great minds come together and bundle their creative and intellectual forces.

Fee info

EUR 79: We charge a non-refundable tuition fee of 79,00 €. It’s timely payment is a requirement for participation.