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Is this an Official Degree?

Yes, it is. LEINN is an Official European Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation. LEINN was first implemented in Spain in 2009, since then LEINN has been implemented in more than 10 labs all over the world, including LEINN International (2016) and LEINN Arts (2020). The LEINN degree is accredited by the non-profit cooperative University of Mondragon.

Is this an Official Degree?

Yes, it is. LEINN is an Official European Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation. LEINN was first implemented in Spain in 2009, since then LEINN has been implemented in more than 10 labs all over the world, including LEINN International (2016) and LEINN Arts (2020). The LEINN degree is accredited by the non-profit cooperative University of Mondragon. 

Which are the partner organizations developing the degree?

LEINN International degree is credited by the non-for profit cooperative university with 12 years of experience in entrepreneurship education. Travelling U, specialized in providing transformative learning experiences internationally, takes this learning experience to an international context where the campus experience happens in different locations throughout the degree. 

Which are the partner organizations developing the degree?

LEINN International degree is credited by the non-for profit cooperative university with 12 years of experience in entrepreneurship education. Travelling U, specialized in providing transformative learning experiences internationally, takes this learning experience to an international context where the campus experience happens in different locations throughout the degree. 

How is
LEINN International different from
LEINN Arts?

Both LEINN modalities are enriching multicultural processes of team entrepreneurship. In both degrees, we are looking  for people willing to transform themselves and the world, through developing real projects with positive impact –  in LEINN Arts, we look at the world through the lens of arts and culture and aim to impact the creative industries through entrepreneurial projects. 

This video may help you to see the two pathways with their differences.

How is
LEINN International different from
LEINN Arts?

Both LEINN modalities are enriching multicultural processes of team entrepreneurship. In both degrees, we are looking  for people willing to transform themselves and the world, through developing real projects with positive impact –  in LEINN Arts, we look at the world through the lens of arts and culture and aim to impact the creative industries through entrepreneurial projects.  This video may help you to see the two pathways with their differences.

What happens after LEINN?

After a LEINN degree, you have the possibility to work as an intrapreneur, leading and developing a project you’ve built throughout the degree to a new scale. You may also work as an intrapreneur, taking forward and leading new projects and initiatives in existing organizations in creative and innovative ways.  Throughout the four years of the degree, you build a professional network that enables you to work in different parts of the world. Stories from graduate LEINNers  

What happens after LEINN?

After a LEINN degree, you have the possibility to work as an intrapreneur, leading and developing a project you’ve built throughout the degree to a new scale. You may also work as an intrapreneur, taking forward and leading new projects and initiatives in existing organizations in creative and innovative ways.  Throughout the four years of the degree, you build a professional network that enables you to work in different parts of the world. Stories from graduate LEINNers  

Admission

Which are the requirements to enter into the degree?

We are looking for people who are willing to build their future by creating new entrepreneurial projects with social impact in teams. We have our own admissions process designed with the aim to be as holistic as possible.

In order to accomplish your application process to LEINN, you will go through a process composed of different challenges where you get to experiment the learning methods of the degree as well as show more of yourself. The application process is finished with a personal interview. The academic requirement we ask for is an official high school diploma that matches the Spanish education system. 

Which are the requirements to enter into the degree?

We are looking for people who are willing to build their future by creating new entrepreneurial projects with social impact in teams. We have our own admissions process designed with the aim to be as holistic as possible.

In order to accomplish your application process to LEINN, you will go through a process composed of different challenges where you get to experiment the learning methods of the degree as well as show more of yourself. The application process is finished with a personal interview. The academic requirement we ask for is an official high school diploma that matches the Spanish education system. 

Financial
Costs

Do you offer scholarships?

Yes, we do. There is a limited amount of scholarships yearly available that are based on need and merit. Once you have passed the application process to LEINN, if needed, you will start with the scholarship application process. In this stage, you will be asked to send us some specific information in order to understand your specific case, such as your household tax declaration, references, a financial plan, etc. Once we receive everything the scholarship board will analyse your case alongside other scholarship applicants, and come back with a response.  Please, take into account that scholarships are limited.

Do you offer scholarships?

Yes, we do. There is a limited amount of scholarships yearly available that are based on need and merit. Once you have passed the application process to LEINN, if needed, you will start with the scholarship application process. In this stage, you will be asked to send us some specific information in order to understand your specific case, such as your household tax declaration, references, a financial plan, etc. Once we receive everything the scholarship board will analyse your case alongside other scholarship applicants, and come back with a response.  Please, take into account that scholarships are limited.

What happens to the money we make out of the projects?

The company belongs to the team entrepreneurs, so you decide whether you invest the money gained in new projects, in team activities or in team expenses.

What happens to the money we make out of the projects?

The company belongs to the team entrepreneurs, so you decide whether you invest the money gained in new projects, in team activities or in team expenses.

Can we work while we study?

This is what the whole degree is all about! You start your entrepreneurial journey from the beginning and develop real projects with real results. You can choose how to invest what you earn. Some of the team entrepreneurs might work outside of the degree program during the first few years as well as earning money for expenses through the degree projects. 

Can we work while we study?

This is what the whole degree is all about! You start your entrepreneurial journey from the beginning and develop real projects with real results. You can choose how to invest what you earn. Some of the team entrepreneurs might work outside of the degree program during the first few years as well as earning money for expenses through the degree projects. 

How can I learn about people who are currently studying at Travelling University?

The best way to get to know the current LEINNers is by joining one of our Open Day events online or in person. You can also check out our youtube channel to hear some of the stories from the team entrepreneurs. We have been developing our big sibling program, putting current LEINNers in touch with those who are interested in the program.

Join Open Day

How can I learn about people who are currently studying at Travelling University?

The best way to get to know the current LEINNers is by joining one of our Open Day events online or in person. You can also check out our youtube channel to hear some of the stories from the team entrepreneurs. We have been developing our big sibling program, putting current LEINNers in touch with those who are interested in the program.

Join Open Day

Life in
Travelling University

Where do we live while travelling to different destinations?

You will be living in shared flats with other LEINNers. In the first destination, Travelling U will help you to find a flat, however in the following destinations you, together with your team will coordinate and decide where you would like to live, together. This is part of the process of learning how to become a global citizen.

Where do we live while travelling to different destinations?

You will be living in shared flats with other LEINNers. In the first destination, Travelling U will help you to find a flat, however in the following destinations you, together with your team will coordinate and decide where you would like to live, together. This is part of the process of learning how to become a global citizen.

How does the logistics work in terms of travelling?

You will always have the Travelling University team supporting you through the process, nevertheless you will be in charge and responsable for visas, homologation, housing payments.. etc.

How does the logistics work in terms of travelling?

You will always have the Travelling University team supporting you through the process, nevertheless you will be in charge and responsable for visas, homologation, housing payments.. etc.

Do we travel alone or are accompanied by someone?

When you are part of the degree, you will be accompanied by your team as well as team coaches from Travelling University while you are abroad. Travelling University has a local team in each destination, who are also, at times, joined by additional team coaches from the world-wide team.
If there is more than one LEINNer from the same country, we try to put you on the same flight so that you can travel together to the next destination, however, at times you may need to travel alone.
There will always be a support network once you arrive at each destination.

Do we travel alone or are accompanied by someone?

When you are part of the degree, you will be accompanied by your team as well as team coaches from Travelling University while you are abroad. Travelling University has a local team in each destination, who are also, at times, joined by additional team coaches from the world-wide team.

If there is more than one LEINNer from the same country, we try to put you on the same flight so that you can travel together to the next destination, however, at times you may need to travel alone.

There will always be a support network once you arrive at each destination.

Can we choose the destinations we travel to while studying LEINN?

In the first three years, the destinations are chosen by the university, and in the last year, you can decide where you want to develop your final project for the degree. Depending on the projects you develop in LEINN you will also have the opportunity to discover and work in other destinations.

Can we choose the destinations we travel to while studying LEINN?

In the first three years, the destinations are chosen by the university, and in the last year, you can decide where you want to develop your final project for the degree. Depending on the projects you develop in LEINN you will also have the opportunity to discover and work in other destinations.

How has the degree changed with COVID?

Since the global pandemic situation, we have implemented different safety measures. First of all, we activated a blended learning model enabling each person to connect and learn digitally until being able to be physically at one place. The travelling itinerary has changed throughout this year, however we believe in a face-to-face learning experience. The first year destination is currently Bilbao (Spain), the second year is Berlin (Germany), and the third year is Asia. During the fourth year you will be working on your final degree project and can decide your own destination.
Depending on the global pandemic situation there may be alterations in the travel itinerary however, the aim is to continue travelling across the globe, taking all safety measures into account.

How has the degree changed with COVID?

Since the global pandemic situation, we have implemented different safety measures. First of all, we activated a blended learning model enabling each person to connect and learn digitally until being able to be physically at one place. The travelling itinerary has changed throughout this year, however we believe in a face-to-face learning experience. The first year destination is currently Bilbao (Spain), the second year is Berlin (Germany), and the third year is Asia. During the fourth year you will be working on your final degree project and can decide your own destination.
Depending on the global pandemic situation there may be alterations in the travel itinerary however, the aim is to continue travelling across the globe, taking all safety measures into account.

What does Travelling U mean?

Travelling U brings the entrepreneurship degrees of Mondragon University to an international context. It means you go through your university studies travelling – living, creating and learning in different countries around the world. Your team is your safe space, with whom you travel and stay in Travelling U labs in Europe, Asia and around the world. Many times people ask if travelling, studying and working is all possible at the same time – in Travelling U it is our nature.

What does Travelling U mean?

Travelling U brings the entrepreneurship degrees of Mondragon University to an international context. It means you go through your university studies travelling – living, creating and learning in different countries around the world. Your team is your safe space, with whom you travel and stay in Travelling U labs in Europe, Asia and around the world. Many times people ask if travelling, studying and working is all possible at the same time – in Travelling U it is our nature.

How many different nationalities are there in Travelling U?

Currently, we have people from more than 20 different nationalities studying LEINN with us. You can find LEINNers from Kenia, Nigeria, Congo, Egypt, Korea, China, Vietnam, India, Armenia, Spain, Germany, Andorra, Belgium, England, Mexico, Colombia, and many more.

How many different nationalities are there in Travelling U?

Currently, we have people from more than 20 different nationalities studying LEINN with us. You can find LEINNers from Kenia, Nigeria, Congo, Egypt, Korea, China, Vietnam, India, Armenia, Spain, Germany, Andorra, Belgium, England, Mexico, Colombia, and many more.