Barcelona, Spain

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

when 12 July 2021 - 30 July 2021
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 850

This is a presential course taught at the UAB campus, where the university guarantees compliance with the sanitary measures and the development of the courses in a safe environment.

Research and innovation (R&I) and new business ideas are the key for a long-term sustained economic growth worldwide, especially in the globalized modern world, where large rates of competitiveness requires improving products, services, and processes, taking into account the international perspective to do so.

Course leader

Ricard Esparza Masana and Andreu Turró
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona/ Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB)

Target group

The expected students for this course are any motivated international students from different backgrounds (from economics and politics who want to better understand these topics to more science-oriented students who aim at learning about the economic logic of their fields of expertise). No specialized background is required.

The UAB Barcelona Summer School is open to standing local and international undergraduates and graduates students. International students who have been accomplished the first year of their undergraduate or at least the 50% of their first year credits at their home university could also be enroled at the programme. A working knowledge of the language instruction is highly recommended.

Course aim

This course intends to offer an in-deep perspective to the role of R&I and its business-based logic in the modern economies, from 2 main perspectives: (i) understanding the logic of the investment for innovation, especially from a public point of view, and how stakeholders develop their R&I projects; and (ii) turning new and innovative ideas in business opportunities, developing entrepreneurial activities.

Fee info

EUR 850: The course fee for international and national students (non-UAB students) is € 850 but those who register before April 30 will get 20% discount.


No but there is 20% discount on the tuition fee if prospective students register before April 30th.

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