6 Reasons to join our International Summer School

  1. Experience German culture in Münster, a charming university city located in the heart of Europe, where the peace treaty was signed after the thirty years war in 1648!
  2. Benefit from top-class education and intensive exchange with internationally experienced professors of the Münster School of Business and our partner universities!
  3. Improve your intercultural competences and use the chance to network with other international students!
  4. Enjoy free-time activities such as bicycle tours, nightlife, sport activities and field trips to Amsterdam and Berlin (optional)!
  5. Get insights into German business culture and foster your career opportunities by getting in touch with German companies during company visits!
  6. Prepare yourself for the global labor market by studying Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Intercultural Management at a top ranked German School of Business combining theoretical backgrounds with practical applications!

Dates and Timetables

  • April 1, 2016: Application deadline

Summer School 2016

  • July 4 to 7, 2016: (Optional) German language course (Monday-Thursday; 10 am-12 am) and lectures on German Economics, Politics, Society and Culture (Monday-Thursday; 2 pm- 6 pm)
  • July 11 to 21, 2016: Lectures on Intercultural Management (Monday-Thursday; 10 am-12 am) and Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Monday-Thursday: 2 pm-6 pm)
  • July 25 to 28, 2016: (Optional) Lectures on Innovation Management in the global context and company visits (Monday-Thursday; 10 am-12 am and 2 pm - 6 pm)

The lectures will be taught in English and will take place at Münster School of Business Germany. Prior knowledge of Entrepreneurship and/or Intercultural Management is not necessary.

Module Plan

Modules Duration Objectives

German language and German Economics, Politics, Society and Culture

20 hours
  • Get familiar with the German language or improve skills (classes at two different levels)
  • Understand and discuss current topics of German economics, politics, society, and culture

Intercultural Management

20 hours
  • Get to know different models and ways to describe and analyze cultures
  • Understand and analyze cultural differences between countries

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

20 hours
  • Develop an understanding of innovative entrepreneurship
  • Understand and discuss entrepreneurial processes and business practices

Innovation Management in the global context

20 hours
  • Provide examples of applications of theories
  • Highlight key factors for success of innovation and entrepreneurship in the global context via guest lectures and company visits


Course fee for…
two weeks course (11.-24.7.16) 700 EUR
three weeks course (4.-24.7.16) 1000 EUR
four weeks course (4.-31.7.16) 1750 EUR*


Costs include:

  • Accommodation at a student´s residence (single room)
  • course material
  • welcome package
  • free wire-less internet access on campus
  • Münsterbus pass for the time of your stay
  • com­pany visits
  • social activities

*The four weeks course price includes excursions to Berlin and Amsterdam


Costs do not include:

  • travel to and from Germany
  • visa expenses
  • meals
  • health insurance
  • accident  or liability in­surance
  • any additional personal  expenses

How to apply?

The deadline for the application is April 1. If you are interested, please send an e-mail to Eika Auschner. 

Your application should include:

  • Prove of international health insurance
  • Prove of matriculation
  • Information of level of German (if applicable)
  • Prove of dominance of English (B1/B2)
  • Brief explanation why would you like to participate and what your expectations are (max 200 words).

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