Brown Summer Program

IE UNIVERSITY AND BROWN UNIVERSITY JOINT SUMMER PROGRAM

This joint Summer Program between IE University and Brown University offers current IE University undergraduate students the opportunity to enroll in a three-week summer program hosted at Brown University Campus in Providence, RI.

THE PROGRAM

Classes will run for three hours during the morning. After a lunch break, students may have up to an additional three hours of scheduled classes or extracurricular activities. In the afternoons and evenings, students are free to meet up with friends, enjoy life at the Brown campus or head out to explore the city of Providence and nearby cities and towns of New England.

THREE-WEEK PROGRAM

with Faculty organized by Brown and IE University

ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE

June 30, 2019 – July 20, 2019

COURSE DATES

Monday, July 1 – Friday, July 19
(July 4 is a holiday and students will not have class on that day)

THE COURSE

The course is imparted by Faculty organized by Brown University. Upon completion of the course, students will receive two certificates: one from IE University and one from Brown University. Students are eligible to receive 3 ECTS credits that can be applied towards the students’ IE degree.

Social Innovation

How does innovation affect us as a society? We often seem to think of innovation as inherently being a good thing for society, but is it really? At the core, what is innovation? Innovation can affect society in different ways depending on the stage of development and or growth and location. Students will explore the theme of innovation and its impact on society, from conception to global distribution.

SOCIAL INNOVATION SYLLABUS

Relevant Details

PROGRAM FEE

€4.200

• Full room & board (housing & meals) for 21 days on Brown University Campus
• Course taught by Faculty organized by Brown University and additional activities with IE Professor
• Extracurricular studies & events organized by IE Professor & Brown University Staff
• Brown and IE University certificate upon completion
• Students are responsible for their travel fees, including flights and transportation to and from Brown as well as travel insurance

Payment Details

(Please Read Carefully) Payment can be made in Euros to the following account:

Name: INSTITUTO DE EMPRESA S.L
Bank: Banco Sabadell Atlántico
Account Number: 0081 - 5281 - 45 - 0001037012
Swift: BSABESBBXXX
IBAN: ES9000815281450001037012

Concept of Transfer:
• “Brown University Summer Program 2019 + Student’s Full Name”
• Full name of the applicant must be shown on the receipt

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

IE University seeks students with intellectual curiosity, willingness to engage with others in an academic and social environment, and a standard of behavior in line with the expectations of both institutions.

To apply for the program students must complete the application form found below this page, which includes a statement of intent. IE University will consider the student’s:

• GPA (A minimum weighted GPA of 6.00/10.00 is required)
• Level of English

*This is a highly competitive program with a limited capacity. We encourage you to apply as early as possible.

 

SEND APPLICATIONS TO INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY TEAM

IMPORTANT DATES

APRIL 8, 2019

Deadline to Apply

APRIL 11, 2019

Response from Program to accepted candidates

APRIL 15, 2019

Deadline to Pay €500 non-refundable Deposit

APRIL 30, 2019

Deadline to Pay Remaining Balance in Full

ACCOMMODATION AND CAMPUS LIFE AT BROWN

There’s always plenty of fun and enjoyment to be had, both on and off campus. The Brown campus is bustling with activity and life, with the busy Thayer Street running straight through the campus. The close-knit housing and dining system means that visiting students can easily make new friends with other students on campus. The city of Providence is one of Brown’s most valuable assets, with its many galleries, shops, and restaurants that offer convenience, enrichment, and entertainment.

FILL OUT THE APPLICATION FORM IN THE PROGRAM BROCHURE

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Visas

Brown University will provide assistance for students who need to apply for a visa.

For information on who to contact please visit this page.

Transportation to the airport, train station or bus station

  • TAXI

    TAXI companies and airport shuttle in Rhode Island.

    From campus to train, bus station or airport:

    • Taxi companies. If you need to leave early in the morning, call a company the day before to arrange a precise time and location for pick up
    • Airport shuttle/”limousine” (it’s a van) departs T.F. Green every hour on the hour, and has a pick-up point at FaunceArch/Campus Center. Call for reservations
  • TRAIN

    MBTA commuter train service to TF Green (Warwick, RI) Airport.

    Trains leave from the Providence Amtrak Train Station (near Providence Place Mall):

    • To TF Green, Check MBTA commuter rail schedule for Providence/Stoughton Line (Outbound from Providence to TF Green, or Inbound from TFGreen to Providence). Increased service to TF Green began November 2011
    • To Boston/Logan, MBTA commuter rail to South Station, switch to Silver Line to Logan Airport terminals. For instructions, check Getting to Logan info on the MBTA site
  • BUS

    BUS service to TF Green (Warwick, RI) via RIPTA and to Logan (Boston) Airports via Peter Pan Bus Lines.

    • To TF Green, RIPTA buses leave from Providence Kennedy Plaza (downtown). You can walk to Kennedy Plaza or take a bus from the Thayer Street tunnel. On the RIPTA website, select Schedule & Fares > Trip Planner to identify your bus and time (Tunnel is 218 Thayer St, Providence). Current students who show Brown ID are able to ride any RIPTA bus or trolley anywhere within the state at no charge
    • To Boston/Logan, Peter Pan buses leave from the Providence Bus Terminal (2 miles north of campus, take a cab from campus to the Peter Pan bus terminal)

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