International Summer School on Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development


Deadline:  ongoing
Open to: International students from 18 to 26 years old, from any university
Venue: 3-15 August 2019, Krasnoyarsk (Russia)

Description

The Siberian Federal University, in cooperation with Krasnoyarsk Regional Non-Governmental Organization For Non-Formal Education and Intercultural Communication “INTERRA”, organize an International summer school aimed at providing advanced training on the Agenda 2030, the requirements that it creates for businesses and the opportunities that it opens in a globalized, interconnected world. The summer school “Global Entrepreneurship: opportunities and challenges” will take place in Krasnoyarsk (Russia) from the 3rd to the 15th of August 2019. The educational programme involves intensive training with interactive formats of group work, lectures from invited international professors, on-the-spot visits to business initiatives based on the principles of sustainable development, discussions of concepts relevant to sustainable development, interviews with local entrepreneurs and possibly with representatives of the local administration.

Eligibility

International students from 18 to 26 years old, from any university, interested in the topic of responsible businesses, sustainable management, entrepreneurship in a changing world, international cooperation.

Working language of the summer school is English.

Eligible countries:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden,  United Kingdom, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey.

Cost

Registration fee is 25 Euro. The registration fee should be paid to the organization’s account within 5 working days after organizers confirm your participation (all data will be provided upon selection of the participants).

Accommodation and meals, coffee-breaks during the summer school are provided. Participants will be living in local host families, which gives a chance to discover Russian culture from inside.

Selected participants will be required to pay for:

  • International and domestic airfare between the participant’s home airport and Krasnoyarsk
  • Medical/travel insurance and visa expenses
  • Transportation from/to Krasnoyarsk airport (bus or taxi). Organizers will assist you in searching for the best options.
  • Organizers will provide all the necessary documents needed for visa.

After successfully completing the summer school, participants will be given a completion certificate.

There is an opportunity to travel further in Siberia after the summer school, organizers may issue the invitation letter for a longer period.

Application

There are 15 places available for international participants.

Selection of the participants will be made upon motivation, interest in the listed topics  and background of candidates. Organizers will consider countries and gender balance.

Successful candidates will be put in a shortlist (15 persons) and in a waiting list (5-7 persons).

First-come applications will be given the priority when considered by the organizers.

In order to apply, register HERE.

If you have any questions please contact programme coordinator Anastasia Mokrushina  ana.mokrushina@gmail.com.

The official web-page.