The Global Entrepreneurship Summer School 2020, Germany, Mexico, China, South Africa


April 01, 2020

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The Global Entrepreneurship Summer School 



The Global Entrepreneurship Summer School (GESS) is a seven-day program where 140 university students come together in Munich, Querétaro (Mex.), Shanghai and Cape Town to develop entrepreneurial solutions that meet the world’s biggest challenges. In the spirit of promoting “Billion Euro Projects to take Climate Action”, we work on the UN Sustainable Development Goals aiming to empower students to become young responsible leaders who create positive change in our society.

At GESS, you will work in international and interdisciplinary teams on region-specific problems to develop your own idea that presents both a sustainable impact on society and a self-sustaining, profitable business model. Throughout GESS, your team will be partnered with a coach who will provide you with feedback and assistance on any technical questions, like how to test your idea with the community on-site. A series of interactive input sessions by renowned entrepreneurs will provide you with the complementary knowledge.

At the end of the course, you and your team will pitch your idea to a wide public audience – and you should definitely not miss the celebration afterwards!

Application Process

We will select 140 students to attend our program in Munich, Querétaro (Mex.), Shanghai or Cape Town depending on the location you have chosen. Due to the high number of applications received every year, all applications will go through a very strict – but fair – selection process. You will receive either an invitation or a rejection letter via e-mail by the end of April 2020.

For further details on how to apply, please read our FAQ’s.

Who we are looking for


All undergraduate and graduate students, aged 18 – 35, from all fields (e.g., design, computer science, business economics, humanities, social sciences) are welcome to apply. You must be enrolled at a university at some point during the calendar year. For example, if you are only enrolled until February, you can still apply even though you will not be enrolled in September. Our enrollment policy also applies to MBA and PhD students.

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February 16, 2020
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