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Global Innovation Tour, Geneva and Denmark
May 25, 2018  |  Read: 1,512

 

Global Innovation Tour, Geneva and Denmark

Supported by Social Impact Initiative for Global Creative Talent

 

The Yonsei Center for Social Innovation is a nexus of future-oriented development and growth in Korea and beyond, and supports young UIC innovators in their creative endeavours around the globe. Students interested in social innovation and global entrepreneurship are strongly encouraged to apply. 

 

About Global Innovation Tour

Yonsei Center for Social Innovation is proud to present its Global Innovation Tour to Geneva [track 1] and Denmark [track 2]. Students interested in social innovation and global entrepreneurship [track 1] and in having startup experience [track 2] are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

[Track 1]

This tour will take place in Geneva, a global city, a financial center, and worldwide center for diplomacy. Geneva is the city that hosts the highest number of international organisations in the world. Under the tentative schedule, there will be events designed to provide training in skills such as communications, leadership, creativity, problem-solving as well as academic knowledge. The track 1 program can be integrated into a college course, seminar or capstone project. Students will get a chance to promote the effective participation of university students in the UN’s work, specifically in the areas of entrepreneurship.

 

[Track 2]

This tour will take place in Aarhus and Copenhagen, Denmark. Tentative schedule includes visits to Aarhus University for Entrepreneurship workshop and Copenhagen School of Entrepreneur for life science, eco system and student startup hub.

 

Eligibility

The program is open to all students who are majoring/double-majoring in the Techno-Art Division and Integrated Social Sciences Division. Applicants must be enrolled into the Social Innovator Certificate Program, and students who are in their final semester are not eligible to apply.

 

Application

A large portion of the programme costs will be subsidised by the Social Impact Initiative for Global Creative Talent.

Please send in your resume and a complete application form (see attached file) to ycsi_ck@yonsei.ac.kr by May 30th. Results will be individually notified by June 7th.

     * Expected number of participants for [track 1] is about 18 students, and for [track 2] is about 6~8 students.

     * Startup experience is required to apply for [track 2].

*Delegation costs will be announced later.

 

Selection Criteria

The applicant should have strong interest in social innovation and entrepreneurship. Good communication skills and the ability to work in a team are also crucial.

 

Approximate dates

*All participants should attend two mandatory orientations before the tour. 

*Visit will be made August 6th ~ 10th [Track 1] and 13th ~ 18th [Track 2].

 

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Contact

For more information, please contact the Yonsei Center for Social Innovation, at ycsi_ck@yonsei.ac.kr (032-749-3099).

 

About Social Impact Initiative for Global Creative Talent

Funded by University for Creative Korea, the Social Impact Initiative for Global Creative Talent (SIIGCT) aims at fostering social innovators by providing diverse curricular and extracurricular programmes within Underwood International College, Yonsei University's Techno-Art Division and Integrated Social Sciences Division.

 

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