Comillas Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program (January or June), Spain

Looking for something to do over the university break this summer or winter?

Offered by the ICADE Business School of Comillas Pontifical University in Spain, this 2-week Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program offered in both the summer (January) and winter (June) teaches innovative thinking and presents and encourages an entrepreneurial mindset through classes, industry site visits and social and cultural activities.

The Comillas Pontifical University, located just north of the city centre in Madrid, offers students the chance to experience life in one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan and vibrant cities

Program itinerary

Program overview

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Summer/Winter Program teaches innovative thinking and presents and encourages, an entrepreneurial mindset aimed at undergraduate students.

Through our exchange partnership with Comillas Pontifical University, there are tuition fee places available for selected students.

Classes are from Monday to Friday.

Cost: 1,400 Euros ($0 for students awarded an exchange place)

For further details see the financial information tab.

Dates: 17 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024




This program is offered by the Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences

This program is open to any student enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Charles Sturt University, who is eligible to complete an unspecified elective as a part of their course. No prior business knowledge is required.

Academic Recognition

Undergraduate students:

6 ECTS credits to be recognized and transferred to BUS201 - International Project upon completion and submission of Host University transcript.

Postgraduate students:

Please contact your Course Director for advice.

Financial Information

Program cost

1,400 Euros ($0 for students awarded an exchange place)


Students may be eligible to apply for a Vice-Chancellor Travel Grant of $400.

If you’re studying in a Commonwealth supported place and you undertake this program you may be eligible for OS-HELP.

Additional details

Early Bird Discount until April 15th: 20% off the course price.

Tuition fees are waived for students selected for an exchange place – limited exchange places available.

Housing is not included, but ICADE's accommodation partners can help and are offering discounts of up to 50%.

Program costs include

  • 60 hours of classes, materials and field visits
  • Social, cultural and networking activities
  • Lunch and coffee during breaks
  • Academic transcript

Program costs exclude

  • Airfares
  • Living expenses (accommodation & breakfast/dinner)
  • Travel insurance
  • Passport & Visa (if applicable)
  • Immunisations and vaccinations
  • Local transportation
  • Spending money


All participants will be required to complete mandatory pre-departure requirements. This includes the provision and completion of the following

  • Flight Itinerary*:  submit a copy of your E-ticket .
  • Travel Insurance*:  ensure you have the appropriate medical and travel insurance from the day you leave Australia until the day you return.  You must submit a copy of your certificate of insurance and your Product Disclosure Statement (PDS). At a minimum your insurance must include:
    • Medical Expenses $500,000
    • Repatriation Expenses $15,000
    • Personal Liability $1,000,000
    • 24hr Emergency Assistance Included
    • COVID 19 cover
  • Passport:  submit a copy of the photo page of your passport
  • Pre-departure modules: You will be registered for online pre-departure training once we approve your application
  • Registration with World Travel Assist: The app provides immediate access to 24-hour emergency medical assistance (in the event that your own insurer is unavailable), security alerts and detailed country reports.
  • Student Declaration form: This will be provided with your acceptance email.

Learning about so many different cultures and meeting such a different group of people is something you can’t experience in classrooms here. Everyone was there for the same reasons; a love of learning, love of travel and curiosity. These things bound us all together.

Michael Jago, Program Participant


Further enquiries regarding the application process should be directed to:

Charles Sturt Global

Charles Sturt Global Office
Charles Sturt University
Phone: +61 2 6338 4021