COVID-19 Update:
Due to the global impact of COVID-19, we have made the hard decision and regret to announce that we have to cancel the upcoming 2020 “Idea Explorer”Innovation and Entrepreneurship Global Summer Camp. Thanks for your keen interest to our IE Summer Camp. We look forward to reinstating the program and welcoming you to ZJU in the 2021 summer.
June 17 - July 2, 2021
16 Days

Embrace Digital World: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in China

Welcome to our 16-day intensive but stimulating summer Program and have an enriching summer in exploring the most entrepreneurial region of China.

With recorded courses, cultural e-visits and online interaction, you can unlock different facets of knowledge targeting entrepreneurship in digital world, make your flexible schedule, and taste entrepreneurial and vibrant Hangzhou, a city that Marco Polo called “the finest and the most splendid in the world.”

What’s in it for me?
Enhancing academic standing

Through exposure to the knowledge sets covering different facets of entrepreneurship, you will gain an understanding of what innovation and entrepreneurship look like and mean.

Exploring ideas

Working with peers through facilitated group discussions, you will be tasked with creating a business initiative to fine-tune the ideas you are itching to turn into reality.

Digital Governance of Smart Cities in a Big Data World: The Case of City Brain, Hangzhou
Digital Countryside in China – Marketing Education and Governance
Innovation and Intellectual Property Management
Digital Healthcare in China Social Media in China
The Rising of Chinese Internet Firms
Capturing Growth in China – The Chinese Consumer
Explore the Entrepreneurship Opportunity in China
Innovation & Entrepreneurship in China
Program Dates

*Please note that program dates are subject to change.

Day 1 Opening & Orientation

Day 2 Courses begin

8-10 Mini lectures (around 45-60 mins per lecture )

1-2 Cultural e-visits

Day 16 Final presentation

For applicants from our school’s partner universities, this program is free of charge.

For other applicants, the program fee is CNY 3200, and scholarship is available for excellent participants.

*Please note that the fees are non-refundable.

How to apply

Application deadline: June 10, 2021

All applicants need to fill out the online application form and you will be contacted and advised for the next step.

For applicants from partner universities, please fill in your home university email address in the application form.

Who may apply

College students with basic business/economic knowledge are eligible to apply. All courses are conducted fully in English. Students shall have intermediate or proficient English language skills.

Contact Us


Tel: +86 571 88208399