Apply to the 2013 Global Entrepreneurship Summer School

Deadline: April 30, 2013 (Earlybird) and May 31, 2013 (Regular)

Applications are now open for the Global Entrepreneurship Summer School. The Global Entrepreneurship Summer School is scheduled to hold in Munich  Germany from Sep 17 – Sep 27 2013. It is a collaborative project of the four leading university-based Entrepreneurship Centers in Munich. They believe in the power of entrepreneurial thinking for a better and sustainable future.

During the Summer School the student teams develop ideas that have both a sustainable impact for society and a self-sustaining, profitable business model. The students learn about entrepreneurship, develop their own sustainable business ideas and build a long-lasting network of international excellent and entrepreneurial students. The Global Entrepreneurship Summer Schools fosters the important role of education, entrepreneurship and networking for a sustainable development.

This is not just a conventional Summer School. It is rather a tremendous opportunity for you


You have to be enrolled in any university at any time during 2013 and you have to be between 18 – 27 years old. Example: If you are enrolled only until February 2013 you can apply even if you won’t be enrolled in September 2013.”Enrolled” applies in our definition also to MBA or PhD students.

This year, 35 outstanding students will be accepted from around the world to get an invitation to Munich. In addition 15 virtual participants will be selected. All applications will go through a very strict, but fair selection process.

Evaluation Criteria

Your CV and Motivational Letter should convince them especially with the following:

  • You think and act Entrepreneurial at the highest level
  • You are deeply motivated to find answers to the most challenging problems in our global society
  • You are highly engaged in student initiatives or in any other way
  • You are fluently in English and are doing pretty well in your field of studies
  • You are committed to peace and act responsible
  • In addition, we expect you to have strong “team-playing” skills, be open-minded, interested in working in international and interdisciplinary teams and for sure you should also have a great sense of humor.

The Global Entrepreneurship Summer School wants to support entrepreneurial students who are strongly committed to improve our global society by solutions for challenging problems. Their core values therefore seek for people who are committed to peace and who take responsibility for improving our global society, no matter what gender, race, religion or nationality they have.

Logistics Information


Participants won’t have to pay for their accommodation. We will provide accommodation from Sep 17 until Sep 27 either in the guesthouse of the LMU or at other places such as apartments of other participants from Munich.

Global Scholarships

International students who are invited to Munich will automatically receive a travel scholarship. The Global Entrepreneurship Summer School will contribute 50% of your total travel costs (mostly flight tickets) up to a cap of € 500,-. Just to remind you, accommodation, travel during your stay and lots of food during the week is also included – for free!

Food & travel in Munich

We will provide you for free some exclusive dinners as well as many snacks and coffee during the whole week. In addition we will cover your travel expenses for the public transport in Munich throughout the whole week.


Only if you are a student from Germany or you will be charged a tuition fee of € 79,- for early bird applicants and € 119,- for regular applicants per selected participant. If you can provide accommodation to an international participant you won’t have to pay a tuition fee – no matter when you apply.

Note: The deadline for Early Bird applications will be April 30, 2013. The regular deadline will be May 31, 2013 (GMT -12). We will inform everybody at the latest during the last week of June about their application status.

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