ADYPU Center for Advanced Learning

The Ajeenkya DY Patil University has established a Center for Advanced Learning (CALS) at Antwerp, Belgium. The Center offers a range of specialist courses and programs covering a broad spectrum of topics. The purpose of CALS is to bring talented students and international faculty from different parts of the world to spend an academically invigorating period in the heart of Europe.

Europe is a continent of great diversity and culture and Belgium is in the center of it. The culturally charged environment combined with outstanding course content is a recipe for great learning and enlightenment. The participants of CALS programs stand to expand their horizons and open up their minds academically and culturally to meet the challenges of today’s world.

Innovation Summer School

Spend a summer in a great entrepreneurial community with renowned professors and practitioners. ADYPU brings to you The Innovation Summer School program at Antwerp, Belgium.

Date: 16th to 25th July 2018.

During this 10-day summer school, you will get the opportunity to explore current market opportunities and learn how to transform these opportunities into creative business plans.The main objective of this program is to help you:

  • Learn unique skills
  • Put business ideas into practice
  • Enhance your personal and professional network
  • Visit companies and interact with successful innovators

  • innovation & entrepreneurship

  • Pitching

  • ADYPU Human Centered Innovation Process

  • rapid prototyping


  • Idea Validation

  • business strategy

  • business model

  • Innovation Teams


Language of Instruction English
Duration of program 2 Weeks
Start date July 16, 2018
Credits 6
Number of Participants Maximum 30, Minimum 15
Eligibility Any university-enrolled student is eligible for this summer school.
You could be a student of any discipline, for example, Design, Media, Business, Engineering, Architecture, etc.
Exceptional High School students can join the course.
Fees Euro 1600 (transport to and from Belgium organised at your own expense).

Ajeenkya DY Patil University

Ajeenkya DY Patil University, India aims to contribute to the creation of Innovation oriented society by focusing on academic excellence in teaching, research and quality of service. Our purpose is to help transform individuals into the thinkers, dreamers and innovators of tomorrow and is proud to call itself an Innovation University.

The University offers a comprehensive, future-oriented curriculum based around international standards. The curriculum enables aspiring professionals to go out into the working world with competence, maturity and the ability to operate independently.

Our programs are highly experiential, hands-on programs with a unique learning experience to explore new ways of generating cutting-edge solutions. The emphasis at ADYPU is always on creating an exciting and charged environment, where a mix of youthful vibrancy with experience & maturity, global viewpoint with local reality, emerging technology with traditional wisdom, and existing knowledge with rebellion and constant questioning will lead to an exciting journey throughout the programs.

At the Ajeenkya DY Patil University, we endeavor to offer some of the most sought after undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across new and unique areas. Given below are some of the key highlights of our futuristic educational offerings:

  • Customized Learning
  • Excellent Placements
  • International Study Tours
  • Highly Experienced Faculty
  • Standards-based Curriculum
  • Innovation-centric Approach
  • International Visiting Faculty
  • Semester Abroad Programmes

Vesalius College

Vesalius College is the oldest US-style Liberal Arts College in the BeNeLux and an English-speaking Global Affairs school for undergraduate, graduate and executive studies, affiliated with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). Founded in 1987 by Boston University and the VUB, Vesalius College strives to educate students through a broad, interdisciplinary curriculum and through a truly global perspective in the fields of Business Studies (‘Global Business and Entrepreneurship’), International Affairs, Communication Studies and International & European Law.

A cornerstone of the College’s education philosophy is ‘TPEL’ – Theory-guided, Practice-Embedded and Experiential Learning – bringing innovative teaching formats and experiential simulations to the class-room and linking theory with policy-making and practical business issues. In the field Social Entrepreneurship and Policy-Making, the College cooperates closely with the Global Economic Symposium (an off-shoot of the Davos World Economic Forum) with an annual interdisciplinary Honours Class on Global and Inter-generational approaches to Contemporary Challenges (recent projects included the design and development of an interactive website and telephone app for refugees presented to policy-makers and business leaders at the Global Economic Symposium in Kiel, Germany) In 2013, the College’s Capstone Course won the LISBOAN Award for innovative teaching, awarded by a Consortium of 64 leading European universities and funded by the EU’s Lifelong Learning Programme.

In the past, joint conferences and workshops were co-organized by Vesalius College and Cambridge University, the London School of Economics, King’s College London and Georgetown University. The College encourages amongst its international student body a strong commitment to leadership, entrepreneurial thinking, social justice and an ethical perspective on global politics, law, economics and communication issues. With over 60 nationalities of its 350 students, the College is a highly diverse and international educational institution and was ranked among the top 10 performers in internationalization by the Multi-Rank ranking of 2015.