- Do lectures and seminars take place in Romania or abroad?
You will study in Romania and abroad. Lectures and team meetings take place at The EA main campus building. In addition, you will spend 4-6 weeks per year studying abroad (Learning Journeys), in the Netherlands (Amsterdam), Silicon Valley (USA) and a BRIC country (Brasil, Indonesia, China, etc).
- Who are the teachers and how have they been selected?
Teachers and Team Coaches at The Entrepreneurship Academy are entrepreneurs with top managerial responsabilities, and a great reputation for their skills and accomplishments, both in Romania and internationally. Their professional profiles are available HERE. They have been selected based on their professional accomplishments in business and on their mentoring skills. Moreover, all those who play a key role in the teaching process (teaching entrepreneurs, experts, Team Coaches) have delivered great results in the EMBA programme offered at Maastricht School of Management and/or within the Alternative University.
- What is the minimum score required for the English Language Test?
You need to obtain at least Acdemic IELTS overall 6.5, CAE Grade C, or Toefl Score 79.
- What is the minimun overall grade required for the Baccalaureate exam?
We do not require a specific grade in the Baccalaureate, but you need the Baccalaureate Diploma when you enrol as a student at The EA. The admission process is a holistic evaluation of each candidate, focusing both on the application documents in the first application step, as well as on the candidate’s performance in the Bootcamp selection, which is the second application step. The EA student profile is described HERE.
- What are the entry requirements?
The Baccalaureate Diploma and the English language certificate. In the selection process, we focus on the student profile described HERE.
- When does the application process open and when does it close?
The application process is ongoing (rolling admission), and if you want to take part in the next BootDay, you need to submit an online application form by October 15th 2018. The next Bootday is scheduled for October 26th 2018 at EA’s headquarters in Bucharest.
- What is the purpose of the EA BootDay?
Briefly, this experience is aiming at the following:
- For applicants to know the team, the teamcoaches, and the experts), to experience the education model and to learn more about entrepreneurship.
- For us to interact with candiates and to find out if they have the skillsn and motivation to become one of the 60 student entrepreneurs of the next academic year. The BootDay experience is thus essential in our selection process.
- Who are EA BootDays organised for?
BootDays are dedicated to high school students who wish to challenge their entrepreneurial abilities in a real-life, collaborative and entrepreneurial context. More specifically, BootDays target 12th grade high school students, interested in studying at The Entreprenurship Academy after graduation, and 11th grade students who want to interact with an entrepreneurial learning environment and are interested in studying at The EA after graduating from high school.
All those who with to take part in a BootDay event need to submit an online application.
- When is the next BootDay scheduled for?
The next BootDay takes place on the 26st October 2018. the application procedure and the complete calendar are available HERE.
FEES, PROFIT & SCHOLARSHIPS
The Entrepreneurship Academy offers its students a variety of merit-based and need-based scholarships. The available amounts are updated on a regular basis.
- What is the minimum and the maximum amount limit of the scholarship?
The scholarship amounts can vary between 1.500 Euro and 3.000 Euro for each of the 4 study years.
- What is the annual tution fee and what is the payment deadline?
The tuition fee for the 2019/2020 academic year is 7.500 Euro/year, and it can be paid in two installments: before the beginning of semester 1 (September 2019) and before the beginning of semester 2 (February 2020).
OPEN DOORS AT THE ACADEMY CAMPUS BUILDING
- How do we enroll in an Open doors event?
All you need to do is submit the application form available HERE.
- When will you come to my city?
We are currently pattering with important Romanian NGOs to help facilitate our visits to different cities throughout the country. In 2018 we organised events in cities such as Cluj, Brasov, Iasi, Pitesti, Ploiesti, Constanta, Braila, Timisoara and in over 10 high schools in Bucharest.
- What is ENTREPRENEURSHIP DAY?
Entrepreneurship Day is an approximately 3h event at a local high school, where all students in the city are invited. At the event, a local entrepreneur shares their business experience, with all the difficulties and the rewards of their journey. Then, students are challenged to play an online game, StartUp Wizkid, where they first receive an SMS with the game link. In 15 minutes, students need to answer entrepreneurial questions, but also solve logic and digital dexterity tasks. The first 5 students with the best Startup Quiz scores will be invited to the finals of the competition, in Bucharest. They will have the chance to join a certain team and compete amongst each other.
- Who can compete?
The event is organised by The Entrepreneurship Academy, in partnership with high schools throughout the country, for students aged 16 to 22, who wish to learn more about entrepreneurship.