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Global Entrepreneurship Development Program

The Global Entrepreneurship Development Program is a collection of short term and summer programs for undergraduate and graduate students, where they can develop their own entrepreneurial ventures or businesses, enhance them in collaboration with international partners and pitch them in International Pitch Competitions. 

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Join us in Portugal, Summer 2023

European innovation academy

The European Innovation Academy is one of the most prestigious International programs for young entrepreneurs.

The event is going to be offered in person in Porto (Portugal) from July 16th - August 4th, 2023 as an accelerator program providing a real-world, immersive experience in an international and multidisciplinary community.

The Collins College will offer scholarships (a $3000 value opportunity) to attend the program to selected students wanting to turn their entrepreneurial ideas into reality. Additional scholarships for housing may also be available.

The program will give you the opportunity to meet and learn from entrepreneurs and venture capitalists from companies of the caliber of Amazon, Google, and Uber, while boosting your CV with real-world startup projects.

You will earn 3 academic credits that you can transfer for free towards several Entrepreneurship classes at the Collins College of Professional Studies.

For more information see the EIA web site:

Deadline to apply: February 15, 2023

Click here to learn about previous students' experiences.

For inquiry contact Maria Rappa, [email protected]

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