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Discover Europe's financial industry!

Join this three-day experience and gain insights into the operations of global banks, stock exchanges, and financial institutions. All while discovering German culture and society!

What's the plan?

You will step into some of the biggest organizations - and observe the inner workings of the EU's financial sector

Why Frankfurt? The European Central Bank is located...

The Sustainability Summer School is an educational and enriching international experience to...

You will visit the economic organizations best aligned with your interests and needs as a finance student. 

You will gain knowledge of the functioning and operations of the European Central Bank (ECB), and the German Central Bank.

You will understand the principles and practices of sustainable finance and their impact on investment and decision-making.

You will experience German culture and society and understand how it influences its business practices and professional interactions. 

You will discover the role of Germany's financial industry within Europe and globally. 

Why you should join:


You will enjoy exclusive access to key financial institutions and be able to listen to first-hand accounts of working in them


You will see a new side of Germany's culture, gastronomy, architecture, music and traditions


You will explore different perspectives when - guide you in your career and future path 


You will gain skills with trainings by EucA staff, experts in ...


You will learn build lifelong connections with peers

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Thanks to 30 hours of certified training you will dive into a wide range of topics, from EU policies to managing your own environmental impact.

You will enjoy...

  • An online onboarding experience (pre-event).


  • Visits in person to local organizations involved in sustainable project with inspiring testimonials from entrepreneurs,


  • EucA training on the following topics:

From Sweden to New York:

Sustainability Roadmap and the Importance of the Agenda 2030

  • EucA cultural activities on the natural, cultural and social richness of Ponta Delgada.



Immerse yourself in a practical experience through interactive lectures, workshops, and visits to startups and professionals!


Delve into firsthand insights and inspirational conversations with experts within the financial & investment sector. You will enrich your understanding of the european finance framework and its applications for driving positive impact.


Participate in collaborative group activities and challenge your comfort zone. We don’t just talk about the steps to success; we explore them in real settings with real people!

Is this for me?

Recent graduates and bachelor's and Master's degree students from all academic areas are welcome. If you are interested in environmental topics, this is for you!


Previous knowledge related to environmental topics will be considered a plus.

Still having doubts? This is what we are looking for!

College Lecture

Academic Diversity

From humanities to sciences, all academic backgrounds are welcome!

You will enjoy a rich combination of knowledge and perspectives.

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Passion for social impact

Are you passionate? Do you want to make a positive difference in society?

Whether through advocacy, policy-making, or community engagement, you will be able to develop the skills that make an impact!

Planting a Tree



Do you have a strong interest in environmental issues and sustainability?

If you understand the urgency and importance of addressing environmental challenges: Get on board!

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Collaboration and teamwork are key to building  solutions that work for the environment.

If you enjoy working as part of a team you are more than ready for this adventure!

Does this sound familiar?

“I am a young person, and like many people in my generation, I am deeply concerned about the ecological situation that threatens our world.

I would like to make a more positive impact in my life, but I don’t know where to begin.

I wish there was an opportunity for people like me to get practical experience and valuable information.”

If it does, the Sustainability Summer School was made for you!

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23 October 2024


Welcome activity

All day:

Arrivals (included)


24 October 2024

EucA trainingSDGs: Does Sustainability Really Matters?

Dinner (included)

Free time



Early morning:

10:00 - 13:00:

Breakfast (included)

EucA training: From Sweden to New York. Sustainability Roadmaps and the Importance of the Agenda 2030

13:00 - 14:00:

EucA trainingFrom Contamination to Regeneration

Lunch (included)

EucA trainingA Globalized and Contaminated World

14:00 - 18:30:


25 October 2024

Early morning: 

10:00 - 13:00:

Breakfast (included)

Visit Life IP Azores Natura project in Lagoa do Fogo + Volunteering activities



Cultural dinner (included)

Free time

13:00 - 14:00:

14:00 - 18:00:

Lunch (included)

EucA training

How to Choose What I Consume: A Practical Guide to Sustainability

Where does the change start?

Ponta Delgada, Azores (Portugal)


Let's go!

Students of all academic backgrounds are welcome!

 Before 15 June 2024 

Early Bird Registrations

EucA Members: x EURO 

 After 15 June 2024 

EucA Members: x EURO

Regular Registrations

What is included in the fee?

  • Accommodation: 2 nights in a shared hostel room

  • Local transport in the city

  • All the breakfast and dinners

  • EucA activities: trainings and workshops with two trainers

  • Minimum 2 organization visits

  • Cultural experiences in the city

  • Certificate of completion by EucA

  • Organizational costs of the event and trainings

What is NOT included? 

  • Flight to/from Frankfurt

  • Travel to/from the airport to the meeting point

  • Extra expenses

  • Extra snaks

  • Extra activities

How to register:

Grow, connect, make a change!

Follow these steps:

  • Fill out the registration form. Please be aware that we do a selection on a rolling basis - first come, first served. The sooner you apply, the sooner you’ll get confirmation and can book cheaper flights.

  • Once registered, you will receive confirmation from EucA with payment information and details for further steps.

  • You have seven days to pay and confirm your spot in our Summer School. We will request a 500 euro payment to secure your attendance, with the fee balance due by 1 July.

If you have questions about the selection process, write an email at

Confirmation policy:

  • Pay 500 euros to book your spot once EucA confirms you.

  • Pay the rest (490 euros for Early Birds) by 1 July 2024.

Cancellation policy:

  • From 16 April to 1 August: 250 euro will be refundable.

  • From 2 August to 1 September – Not eligible for a refund.

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