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How to change the world.  

Don’t miss your chance to have a summer like no other!  Develop your social entrepreneurship & cross-cultural skills in one life-changing intensive course! Sponsored by the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation, this course catalyzes the new generation of change agents!  Open to students from around the world.

 


highlights

F2727: Leading as an Entrepreneur

Leading as a Social Entrepreneur is designed to enable students to understand and harness the power of Social Entrepreneurship as behavior and practice. This course is divided into four main sections: Awakening, Exploring, Planning, and Sharing. Each section will include various exercises, activities, interactive conversations on and off-campus, providing you with an experiential and interdisciplinary approach to learning the fundamental principles and application of Life and Social Entrepreneurship. Students should be prepared to ambitiously step out of their comfort zone and into a new realm of learning and action. 

The course is taught by Christopher Gergen, CEO of Forward Impact, Innovator in Residence at the Center for Creative Leadership and co-author of Life Entrepreneurs: Ordinary People Creating Extraordinary Lives.   

Course is taught in English and fully accredited. Transcripts are issued by Charles University, the oldest university in Eastern Europe.  Most students are able to transfer credit from the program as long as arrangements are made in advance with their home university. Please consult your home university prior to attending the program for specific details on transferring credit. 

The course has 45 contact hours and is worth 3 US semester credits or 6 ECTS (European system) credits.  

Extend your stay in Europe:  Sullivan Network students qualify for special $1000 Scholarship for pairing the Rome or Prague July program + Rome August Course.  See which schools qualify.  On your application, indicate you are part of the Sullivan Network of Schools.

Earn 9 credits towards the Sullivan Social Entrepreneurship Certificate!

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Cultural Activities & Guest Speakers

As a vibrant city, Rome is the perfect location to explore culture and history!  Course material is supplemented by guest speakers and afternoon visits to the cultural sites of Prague.  Visit some of these amazing places:

  • Vatican
  • Colloseum
  • Impact HUB Rome

Bellissimo!  

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Housing, Meals & Transportation

Sure, you're in a triple-occupancy dorm room, but that's just triple the fun.  Cook in your kitchen or eat out.

You're living in the CENTER of ROME - just 15 minutes from the Vatican.  You can walk to class.

Explore by bus, tram, metro and your feet!  (Who knows you might even want to skip -- because you'll be in the CENTER of ROME.  

Magnifico!

 

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Cost

Study in a beautiful city and get credit?  YES! 

Price of the program is USD $2,650 and includes tuition (3 US/6 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.

 

Scholarships

$$$  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. 


Since 1934, the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation has taken as its primary mission the inspiring of young people to lead lives of integrity, characterized by service above self and service to their communities.  The Foundation seeks to accomplish this goal in three ways:  1) though awarding scholarships to deserving students, 2) through presenting awards to graduating college seniors and community members who have distinguished themselves in service to others and service to their communities, and 3) through promoting social entrepreneurship and service.

You'll have more than 36 hours to explore, but here's a taste.  

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