Call for participants

International School for Social and Business Studies (ISSBS) and coorganizers invite you to participate at the Mediterranean Summer School 2016: Business and Innovation in EU: V4 Challenges, which will be held in Portorož, Slovenia from 4 July to 15 July 2016. One one side, the summer school's focus will be on practical development of participants' creative thinking and innovation in the field of entrepreneurship and unexploited business opportunities; and, on the other side, on equiping participants with the knowledge on how to act as responsible EU citizens.


Mediterranean Summer School will be carried out in English and will be based on creative teaching methods, including Case Studies and Creative Group Projects, which will enable and help participants to identify and pursue international business opportunities, as well to learn about EU integration processes. After successful completion of Summer School's study obligations each participant will receive 6 ECTS in study course Innovation in Business or/and 6 ECTS in study course Living in the EU: United in Diversity. Participants individually decide if they would like to join one or both offered study courses.


Participants will be faced with real business challenges provided by participating companies. Participants will become acquainted with issues of product innovation, innovation process, green entrepreneurship, creation, growth of businesses, EU institutions, EU integration, and challenges in EU. Solutions from participants' group project work will be presented to representatives of the participating companies.


We anticipate participation of an international group of students. Expected results of Summer School 2016 are motivated participants with a developed skill for a different approach to business ideas and a gained knowledge of implementation of their ideas in an international environment.


Registration and programme fee:

Mediterranean Summer School 2016 has a registration fee of 100 EUR which covers summer school material, social programme, and study visits. Moreover, the Mediterranean Summer School 2016 has a programme fee of 240 EUR for one study course (6 ECTS) or 360 EUR for two study courses (12 ECTS, discount included). Students decide for one or both study courses.


Travel costs, accommodation and other expenses:

Participants cover their own travel costs, meals, accommodation and aditional activities that are not included in the programme.



Electronic application is possible through the E-REGISTRATION FORM

Application deadline is 1 May 2016.

Important dates:

Registration opens:

1 October 2015

Registration deadline:

1 May 2016

Notification of acceptance:

10 May 2016

Summer School dates:

4 July - 15 July 2016


For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us at


We look forward to welcoming you in Portorož in Summer 2016!


Summer School 2016 Team

International School for Social and Business Studies

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