From the 26th to the 29th of September 2022, EC2U students will gather in Iași to celebrate transdisciplinary innovation, intercultural teamwork and entrepreneurial experiences.

The Entrepreneurial Week will take you on an inspiring entrepreneurial journey. Students of all disciplines are welcome to join the adventure. You will get to collaborate on new ideas  with international and multidisciplinary teams. The special topic will be “Social Innovation” this time. There will be workshops led by international experts, and entrepreneurs will share their experience and advice. Capture and reflect on what you have learnt, your experiences, your ideas, and your inspiration in a journal. Explore the vivid city of Iași, Romania, together with other students from across Europe.

Applications are accepted until the 3rd of July:

Who can apply?

We are aiming for a truly international and transdisciplinary event.

  • Curious students and young researchers from the 7 EC2U universities
  • From all disciplines and study cycles
  • No previous knowledge about entrepreneurship is required. However, having attended the previous online lectures of the Entrepreneurial Academy is an advantage.


Application process

  • 13 June – 3 July: Application – Apply by filling out the application form by the 3rd of July 2022.
  • By the 11th of July: Nomination – You will be notified by email if you were selected. After you have confirmed your participation, an EC2U Coordinator at your home university will contact you with details about the Erasmus+ travel grant.
  • 25 September: Travel to Iași
  • 26-29 September: Enjoy the Entrepreneurial Week
  • 30 September: Travel back home, with wonderful memories, new friends and new ideas


Application form

In your application, we will ask you for some personal information (e.g. contact details and academic background). To get to know you a bit better, there is also a motivation section where we ask you to reflect on different questions (e.g. personal resources, global challenges, etc).


Travel grant

The Entrepreneurial Week is free – it is funded by the EC2U Erasmus+ grants. Students from the EC2U Partner universities (Coimbra, Turku, Salamanca, Iași, Jena, and Poitiers) can receive one of 16 EC2U travel grants to come to Iași. It will be awarded by the students‘ home universities according to their local regulations.


Preliminary programme overview