A unique opportunity for talented high-school students to widen and enhance their academic pursuits, as well as to meet other students from around the world with similar aspirations and abilities. 

A transformative experience for students not just an incremental gain in factual business knowledge and skills, but also a positive change in themselves, in their own capabilities to think critically and creatively.

Read more about Summer @ INSEAD on the student blog.





Learn about business, its critical role in society, and the ways in which it can and should be a force for good. Learn to work with a global team, learn about yourself and from others. 



Adrian Johnson    

Adjunct Professor

Programme Director, Summer @ INSEAD



Peter Zemsky

Deputy Dean, Professor of Strategy, 

The Eli Lilly Chaired Professor of Strategy and Innovation


 Subramanian Rangan

 Professor of Strategy and Management, 
 The Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court Endowed 
 Chair in Societal Progress


Miguel Lobo

Associate Professor of Decision Sciences,
Director of the Middle East Campus in Abu Dhabi



Erin Meyer

Senior Affiliate Professor of Organisational Behaviour



Ron Adner

Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship




Application Form & Fees




How to sponsor a student.  The €6000 sponsorship targets outstanding high school students (aged 15-17)  from underprivileged background. Our primary focus remains on emerging and developing markets but we also consider offering aid to high academic achievers from low-income families from other countries. The sponsorship covers all costs including: all tuition and instruction, accommodation, towels and bedding, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, domestic transportation, all books and materials, guest presentations, field trips, and all cultural and social activities – including sports, excursions, museum and gallery admissions etc. It also includes airfare, visa, medical and travel insurance, airport transfers as well as small personal expenditures.

How to get sponsored. In order to complete your application for sponsorship, please follow the regular application process and fill in this form. Once we have received the form and supporting documents, the admission committee for sponsorship will review your application. You will then be notified about the status of your application by March 1st.



Join our team. Be a counsellor for Summer @ INSEAD. Open for university students only.

Counsellors play a crucial role in the academic, residential, and social aspects of Summer @ INSEAD. They provide supervision of participants for all the programme activities and residential experiences. They also act as teaching assistants, providing instructional support during teamwork.
This is a full-time residential position.

For further information about Summer @ INSEAD internship position and the application form, click here

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No, students will not be graded on their work. Upon completion of the programme, each student will receive a certificate of completion during the closing ceremony.

No. Summer@ INSEAD is a credit free programme.

Students will be expected to work in teams for one to two hours per day on average. Prior to the programme, students may have to read some case studies and prepare a short presentation about themselves. Further information about pre-Summer assignments will be sent at a later stage.





Pascale Balzé 

Programme Head 


Marie-Angelique Picard 

Programme Coordinator 


Dezma Dsouza




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