Amsterdam, Netherlands

Pre-University Honours Programme: Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship

online course
when 26 July 2021 - 6 August 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 850

This online summer course is ideal for students who are considering pursuing a degree in business: however, no matter what you will study or the kind of career you are interested in, business innovation provides you with lifelong skills that are beneficial to numerous fields of expertise. Students will learn about the process of effectively crafting, formulating, and implementing a strategic direction for a company. This online summer programme will bring together high school students from across the world to study an important topic at the university level.

Course leader

Erik Dirksen

Target group

For current high school students (must be 16+) interested in business, entrepreneurship, economics, and the social and behavioural sciences (broadly).

Course aim

Throughout the duration of the programme, students will gain an in-depth overview of the exciting fast-paced fields of business innovation and entrepreneurship.

Our pre-university programmes are designed for high school students to experience studying in a competitive, international environment at the Graduate School of Social Sciences of the University of Amsterdam. The lectures and all course materials are in English. Participants in the course will develop study skills and become acquainted with learning methods that will give them an advantage as they continue their education at university.

Fee info

EUR 850: Tuition fee includes all course readings and materials, access to the digital library at the UvA, welcome and wrap-up sessions, live and pre-recorded lectures, access to the digital learning environment, individual feedback from our instructors on all course assignments, and an official transcript or certificate of participation.


Please check our website for several scholarship opportunities.

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