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BIT-SANTANDER Summer School on Innovation and Entrepreneurship



Themed in "INTERNET Plus CHANGES THE LIFE", BIT-SANTANDER Summer School on Innovation and Entrepreneurship is an extra-curricular educational program that teaches innovative and entrepreneurial thinking and real-world problem solving. It's a program for students who want to go beyond the typical university experience and take advantage of the knowledge, skills and networks at BIT. 25 scholarships for this summer program will be supported by Banco Santander.



WHEN: 2-20 July 2018

WHERE: Beijing, China

WHAT: Internet Plus changes the life

HOW: Lectures, Tutorials, Lab & Company Visits, Case Study, Experience Sharing, Brainstorming

WHO: Speakers include Experienced Professors, Successful Entrepreneurs/BIT Alumni, Award-winning Students for Innovation Competitions, Related Organization Officials etc.




BIT Strength in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • BIT - “University Excellence in Student Education on Innovation and Entrepreneurship" in 2016 and 2017;
  • BIT Students received over 1153 international awards, 3694 national awards and 4443 ministerial awards over the past ten years.
  • Over 50% of the undergraduate students participated in the university innovation projects annually.




  • Innovation projects and business plans submitted to related companies
  • Building bridges between talented students and established companies
  • Create a sustainable learning environment
  • Raise the recognition of Santander among Chinese universities
  • Better understanding of Chinese innovation and business model in the international environment



Week Date Morning Afternoon
  2018-7-1 Arrivals and Registration
Week 1 2018-7-2 Opening and Ice-breaking Lecture: International business and Intercultural management
2018-7-3 Lecture: International Business Strategy Management Company visit
2018-7-4 Lecture: Enterpreneurship for university students Lab visit
2018-7-5 Lecture: Corporate Governance and Corporate Innovation Company visit
2018-7-6 Peer Experience Sharing Seesion summary, Group discussion and brainstorming
  2018-7-7 Weekend Fieldtrip
2018-7-8 Free day
Week 2 2018-7-9 Lecture: Big Data Lab visit
2018-7-10 Lecture: Big Data Company visit
2018-7-11 Lecture: Internet of Things Lecture: Smart Robots
2018-7-12 Internship
2018-7-13 Peer Experience Sharing Seesion summary, Group discussion and brainstorming
  2018-7-14 Weekend Fieldtrip
2018-7-15 Free day
Week 3 2018-7-16 Case Study: Global Marketing Company visit
2018-7-17 Case Study: E-Commerce Company visit
2018-7-18 Case Study: Internet of Vehicles Company visit
2018-7-19 Group discussion
2018-7-20 Final Presentations and Closing Workshop
  2018-7-21 Departures


Full scholarships will be provided for excellence students in the program.

Program fee: 1900 Euros including local accommodation, local transportation, tuition and fieldtrips in Beijing.

Scholarship: Santander Bank has provided 25 full scholarships for excellent students.

Requirements:  University students above 18 years old with interests in innovation and entrepreneurship.

Language proficiency: English above B2 level or equivalence.


Application Deadline: 1 May 2018

Further Info:

Ms. PENG Shu, Office of International Affairs, Beijing Institute of Technology   +86 10 68911223

Apply NOW!