During this 3-day course, a team of local and international experts from the FORTHEM universities will teach essential skills of entrepreneurship and starting a business. The attractive venue in the heart of Mainz will nurture your creative spirit and serves as a starting point for an exchange with local start-ups to learn from their experiences.

25 students from the FORTHEM universities will work together in small groups. Within the three days, you will have the opportunity to fictitiously start your own business to gain insights into topics such as understanding your target group, defining and positioning your product/service, setting up the operational processes and creating a promising revenue model.

Good English language skills (level B2) are required. The course is not suitable for business administration/economics students. The deadline for your registration will be 15th of May. The final decision whether your application was successful will be announced at the beginning of June. Feel free to send us your questions in advance via mail.

What will you get: Knowledge transfer from international experts in basic business concepts, creativity techniques, market analysis, key financials and modern ways of starting a business. Discussion with international students and experts in small groups. Practical application of the acquired knowledge including the chance to pitch your idea in front of a qualified jury.

Participation is free of charge. For applicants outside Germany the travel and subsistence costs will be covered in the form of a scholarship agreement.

Contact: Christine Göhring - goehring@uni-mainz.de

More information here.