Summer School 2021

The Summer School aims to equip the next generation of global changemakers with the knowledge, tools, and skills to realize disruptive ideas and have a positive impact.

Program Description

The Tech4Impact Summer School is a 6-weeks immersive virtual experience for students from across the world with the aim to develop innovative and sustainable solutions addressing core societal challenges  in the Global South. 

The program is free and jointly organized by a consortium of internationally renowned universities and NGO’s under the leadership of EPFL Tech4Impact

The program is opened to all Bachelor and Master students from all around the world. You need to be confident to interact in English language and committed to dedicate time and passion to the full duration of the program. We are looking for students with an entrepreneurial mindset and a desire to have an impact.

Applications are open until the 31st of May 2021 by completing the application form below (please note you will have to upload a 1 minute video).

 

 Throughout the 6 weeks, students will: 

  • Learn and apply main concepts of sustainable entrepreneurship
  • Learn the development process of sustainable technologies as well as the context-specific challenges involved in their real application 
  • Develop teamwork and intercultural communication skills by working in teams with students from around the world 
  • Build and be part of community of student entrepreneurs

Every week, you can expect a workshop, a group work session and a mentoring feedback session.

Applications are open until the 31st of May 2021

  • Bachelor and Master students
  • Confident to interact in English language
  • Committed to dedicate time and passion to the full duration of the program 
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and a desire to have an impact
  • Submit a 1 minute video explaining why you are motivated and a good fit for the program
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset and a desire to have an impact
  • You want to acquire hands-on skills to solve real world challenges
  • You are interested in developing a network with NGOs and sustainability-driven entrepreneurs
  • Applications are open until the 31st of May 2021
  • The Summer School will take place from the 28th of June 2021 to the 15th of August 2021
  • There will be a break of one week from the 2nd of August 2021 to the 8th of August 2021

Alessandra Rojas
[email protected] 
+41 21 693 71 73