The two-week International Summer Academy is a mixture of theoretical basic courses (e.g. "Strategic Roadmapping", "Visualization") and discussions with and guided tours at practical experts from the local technology cluster (high tech companies as well as digital startups). It especially addresses the issue of the latest technological developments and their possible applications:
In recent years the International Summer Academy took place in Silicon Valley/San Francisco and Cambridge/United Kingdom. In 2018, the International Summer Academy will be taking place at the Shenzhen University (Guangdong Sheng, China).