Second International Summer School on Entrepreneurship in Europe

2nd International Summer School on Entrepreneurship in Europe
2nd International Summer School on Entrepreneurship in Europe

The European Centre for Career Development & Entrepreneurship offers you the chance to participate in an one-week intensive study program to work on your business idea under expert supervision. 



Call for Participation 




2nd International Summer School Entrepreneurship in Europe

Paris, July 2017

Hosting Institution: PSB Paris School of Business


"A goal without a plan is just a wish" (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)

Your Opportunity: 



The 2nd International ECCE Summer School on Entrepreneurship in Europe will be held in Paris, at the PSB Paris School of Business, from the 2nd to the 8th of July.


The Workshops will focus on the key aspects that entrepreneurs must focus on when creating a new business:



(a) communication & culture (b) strategy (c) marketing (d) e-commerce & intellectual property and (e) finance.



All sessions will address the most relevant points that you must consider and how to apply them to your specific business idea. Additionally, you will work in groups with international peers on the refinement of your business plans, train your pitching skills in front of entrepreneurs and academics from all over Europe in order to be prepared to win the final business plan competition. Prize: Your very own European business mentor.



Project's submission: 


Stage 1: 



In order to participate, students must submit a specific business idea for a new company (entrepreneurship project). The submission must be done preparing a max 5-minute video with a presentation of the entrepreneurship project (how you want to present it, is up to your creativity). Videos must be in English and can be submitted in any of the key video formats available: AVI, FLV, WMV, MOV or MP4. 



Please upload your video in (use the private function) and send the link with your CV to:


Entrepreneurship projects at different development stages are welcome. Students from all academic backgrounds can apply, but you need to be from one of the ECCE institutions.



SUBMISSION Deadline: 15th of March 2017




What happens after submission?



Stage 2:  


Each institution chooses the 5 most promising projects for participation (altogether 25 projects). We will inform applicants latest until April 1stabout the outcome of their application.


Stage 3: 


The 25 projects will be shared amongst the successful applicants, who will have to decide on which projects they would like to work on during the summer school (you are not allowed to vote for yourself). The most popular five projects will be entered into the business plan competition and will be the main focus of attention during the group working sessions, notwithstanding the use of each participant’s personal project to stimulate the development of each of the presented entrepreneurship ideas.


Participation in the summer school will be free of charge for all chosen projects. Additionally, all participants from outside Paris will receive funding for travelling costs (up to 275 €) and free accommodation (bed in dormitory).


For information concerning registration and logistics, as well as updates of the program, please consult the following website: WWW.ECCE.ROCKS from April 30th onwards.




Preliminary Schedule:




Host institution:

  •  PSB Paris School of Business


Collaborating institutions:


  • EBC Hochschule
  • Regent’s University London
  • Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
  • Universitá Catolica del Sacro Cuore