SEPT Business Start-Up Clinic from 1st to 3rd July, 2016
The German Association of Postgraduate Programmes in collaboration with the International SEPT Program organised a Business Startup Clinic for international students studying in Germany..
The International Small Enterprise Promotion and Training (SEPT) Program, Leipzig University received a group of 20 international students from 17 countries to the AGEP Business Start-Up Clinic in Leipzig from 1st to 3rd July, 2016.
AGEP is the acronym for the German Association of Postgraduate Programmes with special relevance to Developing Countries. Students who are enrolled at Master and PhD programs at universities throughout Germany got the opportunity to present and develop their business ideas with the help of instructors and coaches of SEPT Program. There were diverse business ideas given that the participants are enrolled in study subjects of Agricultural Economics, Hydro Science, and Renewable Energy.
Through the interactive Business Start-up Clinic, the students assessed the feasibility of their own business ideas and also used the opportunity to establish networks with other participants. The majority of the ideas proposed were meant to be implemented in the home countries.
The event was financed by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)