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24 July to 5 August 2023
Age range 18 - 24
24 Countries represented
Open for Application:
End March to 5 June 2023
Experience INSEAD this summer
You’re starting out in a world that is constantly changing and more complex than it’s ever been before. Now is the time to start building the knowledge, insights, understanding and experiences that will help you forge an exciting future.
Whether you're thinking of pursuing a Master’s degree or kickstarting a rewarding international career, the INSEAD Summer School will help you stand out from the crowd and get the very most out of whatever you choose to do next.
Join a cohort of explorers and adventurers from every corner of the world and start building today what you’re going to need tomorrow.
- Knowledge of the forces shaping our interconnected world
- Exposure to multicultural, multidimensional thinking and perspectives
- The global mindset to steer your way through whatever complexity the future holds.
Register your interest in the INSEAD Summer School now.
Investing in the Leaders of Tomorrow
The INSEAD Summer School brings students and undergraduates from all over the world together for two immersive weeks, studying and living at our Fontainebleau campus just outside Paris, France.
During the programme, students will have the opportunity to learn from INSEAD’s award-winning faculty and join a vibrant global community with a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures.
You’ll build an international network of contacts, colleagues and friends around the world, and for life.
Understand the big ideas: the problems and solutions driving global innovation
Meet and learn from industry giants on field trips to market-leading companies
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Stand out with future employers or Master’s Admissions and hit the ground running
Enjoy direct access to world-renowned INSEAD faculty and the INSEAD ecosystem
Build a global mindset and skills to connect and collaborate anywhere in the world
Our curriculum exposes the most critical challenges, solutions, ideas and innovations in global sustainability and purpose-driven management today.
Holistic and expertly curated by INSEAD faculty, this is your fast track to understanding our interconnected world; and building the mindset, skills and confidence to get the most from work or further studies, wherever they take you.
INSEAD Summer School
Adrian is an Adjunct Professor at INSEAD and the Programme Director of the INSEAD Summer School.
Adrian teaches MBA/Executive MBA courses in Fontainebleau and Singapore as well as Executive Education customer-specific and open-enrolment programmes. Adrian is also a supervisor of final Executive MBA student projects and has been a teacher, judge and mentor for Startup and Sci-Tech Commercialisation Bootcamps.
Adrian works with C-suite Executives of multinational corporations on issues such as digital transformation, change management, intrapreneurship and business model creation.
Applications are open to students aged between 18 and 24 and close 5 June 2023
1. A completed application form
2. A copy of a transcript or recent school report (please provide an English translation if needed)
3. A motivational essay (up to 500 words)
4. INSEAD-format letter of recommendation sourced from your academic, professional, or personal network
5. A registration fee of €90 (online payment upon submission)
6. Video interview on Kira Talent via the link provided on the application dashboard
Fees for 2023: €5,500*
The programme fee includes tuition fees, lunch and dinner. Students enrolled in the INSEAD SUMMER School get a special rate when staying at the Ermitage Residence.
*A preferential rate is available to the following groups:
- Current INSEAD students
- INSEAD alumni
- Former INSEAD Summer School students
To learn more, get in touch with Nancy Blyth Piacentini
During your time with us, you will enjoy the comfort and security of INSEAD's 4-star Hotel Ermitage, located at the heart of our famous Fontainebleau campus. You have access to all that INSEAD campus life offers as you build ties and bonds with your new colleagues and friends.
INSEAD has also given me the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally. The curriculum is challenging and forces you to step outside your comfort zone daily. I’ve learned so much about myself and what I’m capable of through my experiences here. I’m grateful for everything INSEAD has given me and I’m excited to see what the future holds!
Augusta Peytz, Summer School and MIM’22 Graduate
02 August 2015
Abu Dhabi Education Council
INSEAD Inspires Next Generation of Business Leaders with ‘[email protected]’
18 July 2015
INSEAD course offers Emirati pupils the chance to pick business skills in France
Will students be graded on their work?
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.
How much homework to expect?
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.
Will students have access to a computer? Should they bring a laptop? Is the campus wireless?
Students have access to computers in all the breakout rooms. Students will not be able to work in the break out rooms after curfew, so they may find it useful to bring laptops. WIFI is available on campus, in the residence and in each accommodation.