CFE, in collaboration with International Programs in Engineering, is pleased to announce three entrepreneurial-focused study abroad opportunities Summer 2018!

This is the third summer of our partnership, initially offering students Singapore, now Denmark, Italy and Portugal.  With over 200 applications to date and over 70 student participants, these entrepreneurship abroad experiences are very much sought after.  Alumni + local venture networking treks are additional co-curricular highlights, some with internship potential, unique to each location!

For more information please contact IPE’s Matt Hancock mhancoc@umich.edu | 647-7129 and/or CFE’s Christine Gordon gordc@umich.edu | 763-2903.  Funding opportunities are available through IPE.

Copenhagen, Denmark

6 weeks (May 21 – June 30)

​The Nordic countries have consistently demonstrated successful tech start-up exits, indicating an efficient ecosystem in creating valuable companies. In this ecosystem you will learn to use new business development tools and methods, engage with regional startup scene ventues and players of Denmark, Sweden and Finland. You will also gain first-hand work experience in the challenges local startups face in getting their venture to market.

Entrepreneurship/Innovation (6) transfer credits:

ENTR 411 (3cr) + ENTR 413 (2cr) + ENTR 417 (1cr)

Turin, Italy

3 weeks (July 7 – July 28)

The goal of this fast-paced program is to go from an idea to a tech start-up in 15 days. Students will work in international, multidisciplinary teams to reach milestones for creating a start-up: from idea to launching. The program is designed to offer students an experiential learning opportunity that affords deep insight into the real startup life. Students will engage daily with esteemed speakers, mentors and startup investors.

Entrepreneurship/Innovation (3) transfer credits:

ENTR 410 (2cr) + ENTR 417 (1cr)

Cascais, Portugal

3 weeks (July 14 – Aug 4)

The goal of this fast-paced program is to go from an idea to a tech start-up in 15 days. Students will work in international, multidisciplinary teams to reach milestones for creating a start-up: from idea to launching. The program is designed to offer students an experiential learning opportunity that affords deep insight into the real startup life. Students will engage daily with esteemed speakers, mentors and startup investors.

Entrepreneurship/Innovation (3) transfer credits:

ENTR 410 (2cr) + ENTR 417 (1cr)