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Global Startup Class 2022

International Entrepreneurship

Summer in Berlin

Global Startup Class is an international, interactive and inspiring summer school. In this two-week program (1st until 12th August 2022) you will learn to think and act like a global entrepreneur and acquire important skills for your career and life.

Together with an international and multicultural team, you will develop your own innovative startup idea by identifying current problems and challenges, creating a new product or service, and designing an innovative and sustainable business model.

Thereby you will be supported by our experienced team, discover various locations in Berlin and meet and exchange with other entrepreneurs and founders from the startup ecosystem.

„Start-up Class was an immersion into the skin of an entrepreneur. Mind Blowing!"
„My experience at Start-up Class proved to me my ability to become an entrepreneur."

Schedule and Contents

Important information : The Global Startup Class is a blended program. The first week will take place in Berlin, the second week is fully online!

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Methods and Takeaways

We will show you how to apply different methods and techniques, e.g. ideation and creative thinking techniques, peer group learning, working with a digital whiteboard, digital prototyping, etc.
We place special emphasis on user and problem orientation throughout the entire process. In doing so, we are guided by the Lean Startup and Design Thinking approaches.

Earn credits and skills

Skills and methods learned in the Global Startup Class will come handy for your career and life.
For full participation and the final pitch you will get a minimum of 3 ECTS (can vary depending on your university).

NO participation costs

Participation is free for students!
In addition, you will receive financial support (after consultation with us and your university) for transportation and accommodation here in Berlin!

Your application

You want to be part of the Global Startup Class 2022? Then don't miss out and sign up!
Seats are limited!
Some seats are reserved for students of the HWR Berlin and students of our international partner universities (especially: Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences; Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences).

If you have any question, feel free to send an email!

How to apply?
Send us an email with the following information:

  • First and last name
  • Email address
  • Student number (if available)
  • Name of your university
  • Study program and semester
Write 2-3 sentences about what your motivation is to participate in the Global Startup Class 2022.

Contact us

We are very much looking forward to your application and participation at the Global Startup Class 2022!

Click here to send your application.

See you in Berlin! 👋


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