This Global Startup Class is an international, interactive and inspiring summer school.
In our two-weeks 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 your 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.
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 of the HWR Berlin and students of the international partner universities! In addition, you will receive financial support (after consultation with us and your university) for transportation and accommodation here in Berlin!
You want to be part of the Global Startup Class 2022? Then don't miss out and sign up! Seats are limited!
The seats are reserved for students of the HWR Berlin and students of our international partner universities (especially: Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Hogeschool van Amsterdam / Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences; Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences).
If you are not sure if you are eligible to participate or 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
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.