International Business

Taste our renowned concept of Business in Context and participate in the Summer Program in International Business.

Good knowledge of your field is essential, but you have to be able to apply your knowledge in practice. Our goal is to provide ECCE graduates with an extra advantage among their colleagues; to stand out from the crowd in order to have a future advantage on the job market. The Program is awarded with 4 ECTS credits for every successful graduate.

Equaly importat as mastering your field in theory, is to be able to apply the gained knowledge in practise. Our Summer program in International Business aims exactly to achieve this. Therefore, students will not only eperiencelectures from leading practitioners. Each of them will be given a chance  to experience the day to day practise in one of our many intership companies. The program is awarded with 4 ECTS credits for every successful graduate. 

To accomplish the advantage amongst their colleagues, we offer our students a broad range of interships, from which they can choose in accordance with their own career focus and personal interests. This will provide a valuable addition to their understanding of the field in order to help them in their future professional lives and their first job applications.

What is our approach?Here is how ECCE Summer Program works.

Concept of Learning by Experience


We want ECCE students to experience what it is like to work in the field of international business transactions and further enhance their skills, focusing both on their personal and professional development. There is a careful selection of topics which will be covered by the Summer Program on International Business in year 2017. Topics may differ slightly each year.


  • Business and soft-skills lectures
  • Global Economics, Cross Cultural Business
  • Business Law, Mergers, Sustainable Business
  • Ethics in Business, Management Leadership
  • Communication Skills, Negotiation
  • Public Relations, PR, Social Media Marketing, E-business
  • Small Business Management
  • Financial Statement, Budgeting
  • Production Management, Project Management
  • Quality Management, Supply Chain Management
  • Knowledge Management

ECCE Grand Reception

Summer Programs´ Grand Opening.

  • welcome gala evening for ECCE students and an opportunity to meet many inspiring people who contribute to the ECCE community in various ways
  • in 2017 to take place in mid July
  • annual meeting place of top-level representatives from Czech and foreign companies, politicians, diplomats and academia
  • each year we host about 350 guests, among others:
    Gao Xiqing (former president of China Investment Corporation), Xiu Laigui  (Xiuzheng Pharmaceuticals, EY Entrepreneur of the year 2015 in China winner), Amy Cheng  (VP Bank of China) or Graciela Chichilniski (Nobel Peace Prize laureate) and many others


Lectures & Lecturers

Each is a pioneer in their field.

  • three weeks long series of lectures
  • lectures scope ranges from current trends to the very essentials of business and commerce
  • ECCE’s lecturers are seasoned representatives from market leading companies both in Czech and worldwide such as:
    Petr Kolář ( Ambassador and Senior Advisor), Radek Špicar (Aspen Institute, President), Gao Xiqing (former President and Chief Investment Officer, China Investment Corporation), Radka Dohnalová (Harvard Uni Graduate, Atairu, founder and owner), Leoš Dvořák (Head of Digitalization, Siemens Czech Republic),  Alex Braun (Managing Director, SKDKnickerbocker), Jan Rýdl (CEO TOS Varnsdorf), Václav Nekvapil (Managing Partner, CEC Government Realtions) and others.


Our internship is the type of job you crave for.

  • 4-5 week internship at a company chosen for each student according to ECCE test results (1-2 students per company)
  • internships are always under close watch and guidance of senior company representatives, who attend to students and coaches them further
  • includes office work connected with the practice such as research, translations, computer drafting, memorandum writing, attending meetings etc.
  • contents of internships are adjusted to fit each student individually
  • students can also choose an internship offer from several foreign ECCE partners residing in various European cities. In 2016 it was Geneva, Milan, Salzburg, Stuttgart, Sofia and Bratislava.
  • our partners range from the largest international companies with broad scope to smaller but focused ones, in the past they were for example:

    PwC, Škoda Auto, T-Mobile, Unicredit Bank, Huawei, DHL, Siemens, Linet etc.

Entertainment & Graduation with ECTS Credits

What can students do beside lectures and internships?

  •  our staff arranges various team-building events for students throughout the lectures period (first month) of the Summer Program
  • our goal is to engage students in various free time activities and introduce them to European culture in an entertaining way
  • we hold escapers, karaoke, laser games, barbecues, Prague sightseeing, traditional products and souvenirs shopping, etc.
  • trips around Czech Republic and abroad such as Český Krumlov, Karlovy Vary, Vienna, Berlin, Dresden, etc.

Graduation and ECTS Credits
Worldwide recognized certificate of ECCE graduation.

  • following the end of lectures, ECCE staff holds an informal certificate awarding ceremony, usually in a form of evening BBQ event
  • certificates of ECCE graduation are issued under the auspices of the Charles University in Prague. (The oldest University in Central and Eastern Europe, est. 1348.) providing 4 ECTS credits to each Business Summer Program graduate.
  • ECCE partner companies grant certificates of internships
Wishing to apply for one of our unique Summer Programs?

To apply simply complete the ECCE on-line form. We will respond as quickly as possible. Should you have any questions feel free to contact us at

Thank you for your interest & welcome to the world of ECCE Summer Programs!

Registration fee
2 800 € Early registration fee until 31 March


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