Application - GESS 2017

Apply now for the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summer School (GESS) and become a part of an extraordinary experience with like-minded people from all over the world, working to solve problems around the topic of FOOD! Join us in Munich, Mexico City or Shanghai.

Please only apply using the application form below, and please fill out the form in English. Any information that has not been sent in through our application form will not be considered.

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We look forward to receiving your application!

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Which program would you like to attend?*

If the program is already full, what would be your second choice?

Contact information

Date of birth* (YYYY-MM-DD)



Which country do you come from?*

Your studies
In which country do you study?*

What is the name of your university?*

What is your current field of study?*

What is your exact subject?*

What is your degree?*

Current grade of your studies in comparison to your classmates?* (e.g. I'm among the best 5%)

Please upload your CV (incl. grades)and your certificate of enrollment in ONE document.* (PDF, max. file size: 5 MB)

About you
Please describe why we should choose YOU?* (max. 500 characters)

Please list your extracurricular activities and / or social engagement efforts.* (max. 500 characters)

Have you already started/founded a company?*


Please describe the biggest problem regarding food in your country in 3 hashtags (e.g. #foodwaste).*

Choose one of the above mentioned problems - in your opinion, what would be the right approach to solve it?* (max. 500 characters)


Would you need a visa for the country you applied for?*


Please describe how you will cover your travel expenses to the destination in max. 3 hashtags? (e.g. #sponsor)

Have you applied to GESS before?*


How did you learn about GESS?*

Please confirm the GESS rules, terms and conditions.*

Yes, I have read and agree to them.

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