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Porto Sustainable Business Summer School

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The Porto Sustainable Business Summer School is a three-week program organized in cooperation with the Católica Porto Business School (CPBS), which takes place in Porto, Portugal.

  • Location: Porto, Portugal

  • Duration: 3 weeks

  • Level: Bachelor’s students (advanced)

  • Program dates: July 3 - July 21, 2023

  • Scheduled travel dates: Latest arrival in Porto on July 2. Earliest departure after the official program closing.

  • Participants: Advanced bachelor's students from WU (max. 20 WU students) + advanced bachelor's and master's students from CPBS and CPBS partner universities.

  • Credits: Students will receive 8 ECTS credits and a grade certificate for successful program completion. The earned ECTS credits can be confirmed as (part of) the IBW International Experience and/or can be transferred towards your curriculum.

What I learned most was intercultural and interpersonal skills. How two different countries have completely different cultures and ways of life in everyday life - that fascinated me every day (...) I can definitely say that these 3 weeks have broadened my horizons a lot.

Aynur Temel, Participant in 2022

I can truly say that participating in the Porto Sustainable Business Summer School was one of the best decisions during my studies at WU so far, as I was not only able to acquire further knowledge on an interesting topic, but also gain international experience in an exciting country in a beautiful city, while meeting amazing new people and having a lot of fun.

Stefan Filaus, Participant 2022

Click here for a recap of the Porto Summer School in 2022.

For the Porto Sustainable Business Summer School the International Office is looking for one of the participating student to act as a “student assistant”. The student assistant will support the IO and the partner university with certain tasks on-site (such as the coordination of the intercultural evening) and will be a point of contact for the students, the partner university and the IO. In return, the program fee will be reduced by 600€.

If you are interested in this position, please send a letter of motivation to the International Office (spwu@wu.ac.at) during the ISP application period (March 6 – March 13, 2023). Please note that you can only be considered for student assistant if you are also selected to participate in the Summer School.

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Last update: December 2022; All information is subject to change