Porto Sustainable Business Summer School
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.
Click here for a recap of the Porto Summer School in 2022.
Location: Porto, Portugal
Duration: 3 weeks
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.
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 (email@example.com) 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.
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
Below you still find the information on the program of 2022. All information is expected to be updated at the end of October.
- Factsheet Porto Sustainable Business Summer School (pdf, 278 KB)
The academic program will be on Sustainable Business and will be held entirely in English.
Please find detailed information on the academic program in the Course Outline.
Credit Transfer Options
After successful completion of the program you will have earned 8 ECTS credits. Obtained credits can be transferred to your WU curriculum and/or can be confirmed as (part of) the IBW International Experience.
Possible credit transfer options 2022:
Zukunftsfähiges Wirtschaften II (ZuWi II)
Cross-Functional Management: Special Topics in Financial Management (PI)
International Courses/Electives I and/or II (BaWiSo – IBW,
possible to combine with other courses)
Free Electives (BaWiSo, BBE)
Update February 2022; All information is subject to change
|Program fee (excl. accommodation)||€ 650|
The program fee will include (tbc):
Course fee (lectures) and course material
WU coordination prior to and during the program
Meals on selected lecture days
Opening Reception and Closing Reception
International Cultural Evening
Foreign travel health insurance
This fee does not include: flights and transfers, visa fees, vaccinations (if needed), additional meals on lecture and non-lecture days and additional expenses on site.
Accommodation is not included in the total fees either. To give students the flexibility of choice, students book the accomodation on their own for the respective program dates. WU provides accommodation recommendation but students are not bound to these options.
Information on available grants for ISPs abroad can be found here.
If students cancel their participation until April 22, 2022, the International Office reserves the right to withhold a processing fee of € 200.
If students cancel their participation after April 22, 2022 the International Office will not refund any portion of the program fee.
To give students the flexibility of choice, students are asked to book accommodation on their own. The accommodation options listed below are suggestions, students are not bound to these options and can also arrange housing through other private accommodation providers.
Please note that given the COVID-19 situation, we ask you to be careful when making binding reservations and to inform yourself about the cancellation policy of your respective accommodation provider.
Please note that these accommodation providers operate independently from WU. Bookings are subject to availability.
Hotel / Diocesan House
from EUR 58 per night
25 min to University (Bus)