Explore the World’s #1 Innovation Hub
The FAU Silicon Valley Fall School offers high-speed learning as well as a unique experience in the global center of digital technology and innovation: a Silicon Valley entrepreneurship deep dive for leaders and learners!
This program invites you to join an exciting group of outstanding students, entrepreneurial academics and industry innovators. Together, you will visit exciting companies such as the current and future Googles, Teslas or Facebooks. Exclusive networking events, lectures and case study sessions with leading entrepreneurs, business representatives and academic innovators will be part of the program.
Boost your entrepreneurial skills, gain new business ideas, and deepen your knowledge about innovation and digitization. Enhance your analytical skills, intercultural competence and creative thinking in a once-in-a-lifetime experience with future change makers!
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About The Partner Institutes
When it comes to innovation, FAU is a world leader. According to the latest Reuters ranking the University is at the top in Germany, and ranked at an excellent 2nd position in Europe and 31st position worldwide. Founded in 1743, FAU is today one of the largest universities in Germany with about 40,000 students, 4,000 academic employees and about €200 Mio annual third-party research funding.
As innovation leader, FAU designs unique learning experiences that carefully combine internal and external further education and provide leaders and learners with inimitable network opportunities that span across boundaries: institutional boundaries, disciplinary boundaries, but also the boundaries of generations, backgrounds and diverse strengths and talents.
San José State University is the oldest public institution of higher education on the West Coast. SJSU is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. As a comprehensive public university located in the heart of Silicon Valley, it offers students an exceptionally rewarding learning environment. The distinctive character of SJSU has been forged by its long history, by its location, and its vision—a blend of the old and the new, of the traditional and the innovative. It is ranked fifth in Top Public Schools and 52nd in Best Value Schools.
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