Intensive Course: June 17 - 30, 2017
Explore how others are "Impacting" change in Prague, Vienna, Dresden & Brno!
Gain exclusive access to Impact HUBS in these diverse cities & investigate these questions :
- How do communities innovate?
- How do you mobilize a community?
- What are the most effective leadership styles for community innovation?
- How does culture affect innovation?
Develop theoretical and practical understanding of how communities utilize innovation to solve complex issues (and apply these to your own understanding of yourself as a leader and innovator).
Take advantage of the unique opportunity to study three case studies in person through an “Impact HUB Crawl” to Impact Hubs in Prague, Vienna, Dresden & Brno.
Directly interact with innovators and social innovators in these cities and learn 1) how the culture, politics, and social capital impacts each city’s community development and approach to innovation; and 2) best practices of social innovation and entrepreneurship. Earn 4 US/ 8 ECTS university credits
Optional Internship Available January Program Only
AND for a unique look into the startup world, you have the option to stay in Prague for an additional 2-week internship with a startup or social enterprise startup at Impact HUB Prague. Limited space available.
Gain real-world experience by interning with a company or social venture at Impact HUB Praha. These companies are dynamic, interesting and growing!
You'll be able to
- articulate and apply principles learned in and outside of the classroom;
- complete assignments that encourage in-depth reflection of the internship experience;
- gain self-understanding, self-confidence, and interpersonal skills; develop work competencies; and
- explore career options.
*For-profit, nonprofit and social enterprises internships available.
Cost: Tuition for combining the Impact HUB Crawl + Internship (7 US semester credits, 14 ECTS) is 4950 USD. Price includes tuition and housing.
$$$ We get it. Sometimes you need a little help, that's why we offer limited number of scholarships. Not full scholarships; but partial scholarships.
Scholarships are primarily reserved from students from Eastern Europe and developing countries, but it never hurts to ask (it's in the application).
Check with your school, too.
Study abroad, student activities, honors and/or financial aid office. Lots of our students find money at their universities. We will even give you a letter to help you out.
Study in beautiful cities and get credit? YES!
Price of the program 2-week intensive is USD $2,650 and includes tuition (4 US/8 ECTS credits), housing, field trips and cultural activities.
Price of the program 4-week program is USD $4,950 and includes tuition (7 US/14 ECTS credits), housing, field trips and cultural activities.
Reserve your space: Lots of people want to come: a non-refundable deposit is required to secure a spot in program.
Can't pay at once? We gotcha. Payment plans can be arranged.
Travel to the program is not included, but you can book plane tickets through STA Travel, the world’s largest student travel company.
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