Start Up Your Business - Summer Course in the Start-up City of Rotterdam, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 10 days
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #72 (WUR) ,
The city has also been praised for its outstanding start-up culture. Recently, the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) opened its first local branch outside the US in Rotterdam. CIC’s new location in Rotterdam is a wonderful addition to the city’s existing facilities for start-ups, and confirms Rotterdam’s status as “the place to be”. Start Up Your Business - Summer Course in the Start-up City of Rotterdam course is offered at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

About

Why join a Summer Course in Rotterdam? If you are interested in an international summer course and want to study in a vibrant city with students from different backgrounds and cultures, Rotterdam is the place to be! With its modern architecture, nightlife venues and with a range of food and beverage establishments to suit every taste, Rotterdam is the city for the young at heart. Moreover, publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Lonely Planet have nominated Rotterdam as one of the world’s “must visit” destinations.

The programme entails not only two weeks in Rotterdam’s start-up scene, but you will also have a full year’s access to the online start-up learning environment of the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, and two online coaching sessions, once you are back home.

The key component of the programme is innovating value propositions and business models through quick prototyping and rapid customer feedback.

Start Up Your Business - Summer Course in the Start-up City of Rotterdam course is offered at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Learning outcomes

  • Business model fit
  • Problem solution fit
  • Product market fit
  • Investors fit.

Partners involved during the summer course

  • Incubator Academy Rotterdam
  • Cambridge Innovation Center
  • Southern Connecticut State University

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 10 days
  • Credits
    3 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course content

The Start Up Your Business Programme

You have this amazing business idea and you want to become a successful start-up entrepreneur. Are you looking for a summer course that will teach you everything you need to know? Stop looking! We will teach you step-by-step how to build and grow your start-up.  

The programme is designed to accommodate the four challenges every start-up entrepreneur faces:

  • finding a “problem-solution fit”;
  • creating a “product-market fit”;
  • achieving a “business model fit”; and
  • realising an “investor fit”.  

For more information, please visit the course website.

Audience

Start-up beginners and Professionals who want to build further,

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

All courses require a motivation letter and CV upload.

For more information, please visit the course website.


Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    849 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 849 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 10 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    849 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 849 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 10 days.
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Living costs for Rotterdam

  • 760 - 1270 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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