Experience the Entrepreneurial Immersion Programme (EIP), an enriching semester-long opportunity designed exclusively for international undergraduate students.
Through EIP, participants are immersed in the business landscape of Switzerland as they engage with partner companies and actively contribute to business-related projects.
As part of this comprehensive program, students will:
Join us for the Entrepreneurial Immersion Programme, an opportunity that combines experiential learning, academic enrichment, and cultural immersion in Switzerland's bustling business scene.
Experience the pulse of Swiss Start-Ups and SMEs firsthand. Experience a work environment unlike anything you've encountered at home, gaining fresh perspectives and acquiring valuable new skills.
We believe in the power of blending practical experience with academic excellence. Our professors bring years of industrial expertise and specialized knowledge to the classroom. They equip you with the knowledge, tools, and coaching needed to thrive in the realm of entrepreneurship.
Students must be enrolled at one of HEG's partner universities
Students will need to submit :
Entrepreneurship Immersion Program
Up to 30 ECTS
February 19, 2024
Spring 2024 : February - June Fall 2024 : September - January
Enrollment is closed, the next program starts in September 2025
Please contact our International Office for more information
Place of study
HEG-FR/HSW-FR (Fribourg, Switzerland)
The program is a great opportunity for international students to experience the vibrancy of the entrepreneurial culture in Switzerland
Students will be assigned to a company for one semester where they will learn and experience the way of business in a Swiss Start-Up or SME. During this attachment, students will be tasked with resolving a problem statement defined by the company and the school. At the end of the semester, students are required to submit a report detailing their findings and proposed solution.
To learn and use a systemic model of visionary thinking to design entrepreneurial activity systems. To provide the knowledge, tools and conceptual framework needed to undertake entrepreneurial activities in an international environment.
Identifying business opportunities and establishing the support structure needed to translate their ideas into action. To implement the knowledge and motivation acquired during the parallel classes, in the proposal for the hosting companies.
Students will follow a series of classes to help them understand the problem statements they are tasked with and how best to appraoch it. Students are expected to submit all class work and successfully pass examinations at the end of each course.
Learn about the latest developments in digital transformation, digital risk management, statistical analysis, the psychology behind marketing and more. The classes are chosen to help students find the best approach for their company projects.
Participants will receive an official transcript of records stating the ECTS credits achieved upon successful completion of the program.