Vienna Summer School of Responsible Entrepreneurship
This intensive undergraduate program will be held in a distance-learning format. The online program will take place from July 11 until July 22, 2022 and builds on the expertise of WU's Entrepreneurship Center and involved WU and guest lecturers.
A group of international and WU bachelor's students will jointly attend this online program to learn about responsible entrepreneurship and foster entrepreneurial skills. The program will have a strong focus on purpose-driven entrepreneurship.
The academic program will be taught by Dr. Rudolf Dömötör who leads the core team of the WU Entrepreneurship Center and by international guest lecturers, both academics and business practitioners (entrepreneurs, investors, consultants).
Two intensive weeks are planned for the course (July 11 - July 22, 2022). Additionally, the course includes individual assignments and group work before and after the intensive weeks.
6 ECTS credits and a grade certificate will be awarded for successful program completion.
- VSSoRE_2022_UG_Course_Outline_Feb.2022.pdf (pdf, 399 KB)
Application requirements (for international students)
current enrollment in an undergraduate program in business studies
excellent English language skills
Application procedure (for international students)
To apply for the Vienna Summer School of Responsible Entrepreneurship students have to fill in an online application form and upload all necessary supporting documents.
|Total fee for exchange students*||150 EUR|
|Total fee for non-exchange students|
from WU partner universities**
|Total fee for international freemover students||1,050 EUR|
*Exchange students: Students who come from an official WU partner university and are nominated by the WU partner university as part of the general exchange agreement (see nomination procedure). Tuition is waived for nominated exchange students.
**Non-exchange students from WU partner universities: Tuition is reduced for not nominated students from a WU partner university.
If students cancel their participation until May 27, 2022, the International Office will not withhold any fees.
If students cancel their participation after May 27, 2022 the International Office will not refund any portion of the participation fee.
The GBSN scholarship highlights WU’s focus on emerging markets regions. Students studying at GBSN member schools in developing countries are invited to apply for a WU scholarship for the Vienna Summer School of Responsible Entrepreneurship. In 2022, WU provides 2 scholarship positions for the VSSoRE.
|Total program fee||0 EUR|
How to apply
An essay according to the GBSN Scholarship Essay Guidelines has to be written and submitted together with the application documents when applying for the VSSoRE.
Applicants are selected for the scholarship based on the scholarship essay, the general quality of their application documents and their previous academic performance.
Scholarship for students from Ukraine
In 2022, WU offers scholarships for students from Ukraine interested in participating in the Vienna Summer School of Responsible Entrepreneurship. Undergraduate students can apply for this scholarship during the online application process if they meet the respective criteria, i.e. active enrollment in business administration or related fields at a Ukrainian university.
The scholarship covers the VSSoRE program fee.
How to apply
Please apply for the VSSoRE through our online application system. Under “optional uploads” (additional documents) please provide one document containing:
Confirmation of enrollment in business administration or related fields at a Ukrainian university
Motivation letter explaining how the scholarship can contribute to your academic success, and why it is important for your studies
Please complete your application by April 20, 2022.