The Global Summer Institute

The Global Summer Institute is an immersive interdisciplinary summer experience explores the creative approaches to solving real-world challenges in business, organizations, and non-profits both domestically and abroad! Whether you are an entrepreneur, intrapreneur, or exploring your professional path this will help you grow professionally and personally.


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Work with a global organization to help them solve a unique business challenge
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Explore the history and culture of Berlin
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Explore creative ways to think critically
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Develop your global mindset
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Network with local and domestic entrepreneurs and business leaders

Program Dates: May 21st - July 25, 2024

Germany Trip July 15-23, 2024

The Global Summer Institute Guidelines

Must be an undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in a degree program at The University of Texas at San Antonio. 

There is a $400 cost to go on the trip to Germany. First Payment of $200 will be due May 31, 2024. Second Payment of $200 will be due June 21,2024. 
* Please note this experience qualifies for the Experiential Learning Scholarship! If selected, the scholarship application link will be sent to you. 

Everyone traveling abroad will need a passport. If you do not have a passport or need to renew the one you have please use this link to get more information.  
The average cost for a passport is $165 and they take approximately 3-5 weeks to arrive!


Class Session Requirements

Week 1 May 21st, 9 am - 12 pm
May 23rd, 9 am - 12 pm
Week 2 May 28th, 9 am - 12 pm
May 30th, 9 am - 12 pm
Week 3 June 4th, 9 am - 12 pm
June 6th, 9 am - 12 pm
Week 4 June 11th, 9 am - 12 pm
June 13th, 9 am - 12 pm
Week 5 June 18th, 9 am - 12 pm
June 20th, 9 am - 12 pm
Week 6 June 25th, 9 am - 12 pm
June 27th, 9 am - 12 pm
Week 7 July 2nd, 9 am - 12 pm
July 4th, no class
Week 8 July 9th, 9 am - 12 pm
July 11th, 9 am - 12 pm
GERMANY TRIP!  July 15-23, 2024

Class Session Location: UTSA 1604 Campus - North Paseo Building

  • Class sessions will meet every Tuesday and Thursday 9 am-12 pm. 
  • The first and last sessions are mandatory. 
  • All sessions are in person. 
  • Excused absences will be appointed on a 1:1 basis not exceeding 2. 
  • *We will not meet on Thursday, July 4th, 2024 

Click here to apply!