8 - 18 September 2023
The Sustainable Innovation and Industry 4.0 Summer School is a bi-annual intensive training school, organized by Ain Shams University iHub and the TU Berlin Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. The school aims to increase the entrepreneurial mindset of students while providing them with new entrepreneurial and team competences, sustainability lenses and tools, international insights, and industry perspectives.
Students engage with intercultural teams to understand the intersection of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainability in international and technological contexts. Interdisciplinary German students are teamed with Egyptian student-entrepreneurs to bring new perspectives and practice problem solving, product-market analysis, and aiming innovations towards sustainability within diverse economic and political landscapes. A blend of lectures, teamwork sprints, social activities, and industry perspectives will provide a full and varied program. Networking and intercultural exchange is a key motivation for students. After successfully completing and evaluating the course, participants receive a certificate worth 6 ECTS.
After the course, students will be able to:
Teaching and learning methods
Time and place
This one-week intensive training will take place at and around TU Berlin between September 8 - 18th 2023. The course hours are every day from 10 am to 4 pm*, but students should block the evenings for finishing teamwork or engaging in the social activities. Some excursions may also last longer than 4pm.
Forms of assessment
Portfolio: Oral presentation 50%, team essay 25%, self-reflection 25%
Enrolled at TUB or in “BUA” as a Bachelor student (with at least 4 semesters completed) or Master Student and a CEFR B2 English proficiency.
How to apply
Until July 29th, interested students must send an email application to the ISI4Egypt Team: eim-TB-isi4egypt(at)win.tu-berlin.de
Once the application deadline has passed, there will be a selection process and you will be notified by August 1st.
To apply, please send:
TU Berlin / BUA students: Free
Refreshments and a lunch are provided during the program.
Maximum number of students
The maximum number of students is 20. Ain Shams University will nominate and send an additional 10 students.
Students will receive course materials and further instructions after their acceptance.
Deadline for application
29th July 2023