Berlin, Germany

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

when 6 July 2020 - 17 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 950

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, this program has been cancelled for 2020. Please check our website for the new TU Berlin Summer University Online program.

Participants will get introduced to current major themes in innovation and entrepreneurship, including human-centered design and innovation ecosystems. This practical course will guide participants to create new valued products, services or experiences, from idea generation trough to business concept development and testing.

This course is suitable for undergraduate and graduate students as well as professionals from any discipline who wish to develop an entrepreneurial and user-centered mindset in multidisciplinary teams.

Course leader

Klaus G. Kammermeier

Target group

The target group includes current university students who have completed at least one year of their studies (Bachelor's, Master's or PhD level). Working professionals with equivalent work experience are also welcome to apply.

Course aim


By the end of the course, students will have:

A good understanding of the human-centred design and innovation process to develop new products, services or experiences
The ability to systematically explore, create and modify business-driven ideas
The ability to validate assumptions and test prototypes
An understanding of the innovation and business creation eco-system
The ability to transform new ideas into valuable solutions considering their Impact
Leadership,team building, and managerial creativity competencies to work in and lead interdisciplinary teams
The ability to present a concept in a pitch format

Credits info

3 EC
3 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) for the academic course.

Fee info

EUR 950: The fee covers public transportation for the duration of the course, excursions, course materials, and a cultural program.