New Business Challenge Summer School 2022 for Students from Ghana & The Netherlands

Last Updated on June 1, 2022

New Business Challenge Summer School

The Summer School is a 5 day program and takes place simultaneously in each country for 24 selected students & young professionals.

The Summer School is all about learning in an interactive way about the business relationship between The Netherlands and Ghana, the existing policy programs and how business is being done between the two countries. The program is a combination of on location and online elements. You will participate in lectures of experts, meet entrepreneurs, go on a company visit and collaborate online in intercultural teams to work on a real-life business case and familiarize yourself with the (work) culture of the other country. Experienced trainers will facilitate the program.


  • The NBC exists of a Summer School and Expedition Trips to The Netherlands and Ghana. You will learn about the business relationship and opportunities between Ghana and The Netherlands, the existing policy programs, brainstorm with entrepreneurs and companies on business solutions, collaborate with students from the other country, get professional coaching and training, and have a chance to travel to The Netherlands and Ghana! Travel and accommodation costs are completely covered.


  • Students and starters from The Netherlands and Ghana can register to participate. They are looking for university (or HBO) students or starters that graduated not longer than 3 years ago.
  • A specific study background is not required as long as you are an entrepreneurial and an open minded candidate who can think independently and is motivated to explore business opportunities between The Netherlands and Ghana and might be interested in a career with an international component.
  • You should not be older than 28 years of age.


Register online for the New Business Challenge. You register with your CV and a short motivation where you let them know why you want to participate in the NBC 2022 and why you are the ideal candidate for the NBC 2022.

Note that registration is not a guarantee for participating in the NBC, because they will receive more registrations than they have places available. Therefore, candidates will be selected.

Click here to apply

For more information, see FAQ and visit New Business Challenge.

Deadline: June 3, 2022

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