The Global Entrepreneurship Summer School

This interdisciplinary, socially-enriching programme offers international students an opportunity to spend part of the summer break living in and learning about Brunei. This course is also designed to include experiential learning with an entrepreneurship theme through creating an idea, validating the idea, prototype and finally pitching the idea. Other components of this program includes activities and excursions that will allow you to explore Brunei Darussalam’s Kingdom of unexpected treasures while using this to develop their entrepreneurial ideas.

Start Date:

  • 1st – 28th August 2023

The GESS encompasses the following Lectures/activities:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Biodiversity
  • History and culture
  • Language
  • Malay Islamic Monarchy
  • Global Camp
  • Teambuilding
How to Apply
Entry Criteria

Global Discovery Programme

Please fill in this application form.

Completed application forms together with the requested documents can be submitted electronically ( or sent to the following address:

Office of Assistant Vice Chancellor
Unviersiti Brunei Darussalam
Jalan Tungku Link, BE 1410
Brunei Darussalam
[Attention: Global Discovery Programme]

Global Discovery Programme

Any international university student can apply to our GDP.

Given that space is limited, selection to participate in this programme will be achieved on the following basis:

  • Genuine interest to learn about diversity and multiculturalism.
  • Willingness to share your travel experiences and insights with others on our GDP blog.

Tuition Fees:


*Tuition fees for students from UBD’s partner universities will be waived

Living Expenses Fee:

USD2200 (GDP: Global Entrepreneurship Summer School)

Fee will cover:

  • Airport Transfer
  • Accommodation at The Core Residential College which is shared apartment compromising 5 rooms in each apartment with shared bathroom facilities, basic cooking facilities and communal facilities will be available
  • Full board meals
  • Field-trips and Excursion
  • Daily transportation

Fees will not include:

  • Return airfare
  • Travel Insurance

Apply Here