Netherlands, The Hague

Enterpreneurship in the next economy

when 3 July 2017 - 14 July 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 899

Do you want to make a meaningful difference in your world? Work on ‘Wicked Problems’ in a Group of Young people from all over the World? You could join The Hague Summer School 2017 in The Hague and learn how. Join us and explore society's future in the United Nations City of Peace, Justice and Security with its 131 international institutions, 80 justice organisations, 300 international businesses and numerous NGOs - the perfect place to see various sectors at work.

Module description: Entrepreneurs are making important changes in global societies. They are developing new products and services and generating billions of pounds worth of profits. But as the world changes, so does the work of entrepreneurs.

Large corporations are working alongside smaller, grass roots organisations to reach the less privileged and entrepreneurs are not just focusing on profit, but their corporate social responsibility. We now even see entrepreneurship thriving in post-conflict societies. We'll present new financial models needed to stimulate these changes.

Next to this module you will also participate in a general module: Global trends for Sustainable Cities

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Course leader

Lector Klaas Molenaar

Target group

The program is open to anyone who has completed their high school diploma (or equivalent) and has completed at least their first year bachelor degree level education. Applicants whose native tongue is not English, should have a good knowledge of the English language (Level B2 or higher). The Hague Summer School reserves the right to determine if applicants English language level is appropriate.

Course aim

The objectives of this course are:

Develop the ability to take actions and the confidence to take risks to create opportunities for new/existing products in the market
Broaden your view on international entrepreneurship models and theories and learn from real-life examples across the globe
Assess and develop the personal qualities needed to set up a business
Develop and build upon relations with other students from various educational backgrounds and nationalities
Applying the theory and case studies by delivering an assignment related to entrepreneurship

Credits info

The Hague Summer School are assigned ECTS (European Credit Transfer System). The amount of credits for each course depends on whether you choose the two or four week program. The two week program is worth 4 ECTS. It consists of a general module worth 1 ECTS and an elective module worth 3 ECTS. The four week program is worth 8 ECTS. It contains two general modules worth 2 ECTS and two elective modules worth 6 ECTS. Detailed program descriptions and outlines will be provided to the students to facilitate the credit transfer.

Fee info

EUR 899: The two week program of The Hague Summer School has a tuition fee of 899 Euro. However the 2 week course includes also a stay at the student hotel. It is mandatory to use the full package of 1499,-. Discounts apply to students from partner Universities.
EUR 1798: Four week program of The Hague Summer has a tuition feel of 1798 Euro. However the 4 week course costs € 2.998,- for the full package, this includes tuition fee , individual housing in the Student Hotel next to the University, and in-programme as well as social activities & lunch. You will visit several organizations and companies in the region of The Hague. It is mandatory to use the full package. Discounts apply to students from partner universities.



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