Entrepreneurship beyond borders: stimulate your international skills

Are you interested in expanding your entrepreneurial skills on an international level? Through the Entrepreneurship beyond borders project we have developed several tools to help you along the way.

Entrepreneurship in the Upper Rhine Valley

Interested in the German and Swiss markets? Through our detailed directory* of entrepreneurial support services we have the contacts to help you. Send us an e-mail ( describing your needs and we will put you in touch with the right people.
*Directory available on request.

Find out about the EBB project activities

Erasmus for Young entrepreneurs (EYE) programme

Benefit from a grant and spend between 1 and 6 months with an experienced entrepreneur in another European country to work on your project. This is what is o7ered by the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme. Supported by the European Commission it facilitates exchange of experiences and learning and networking for new entrepreneurs through time spent with experienced host entrepreneurs in another country.
Find out more about the programme here.

Student Entrepreneurship outside of Alsace

ETENA is not the only student entrepreneurship initiative, many others exist.
Consult our report (in French) of some of the best examples from around the world.

The project Entrepreneurship beyond borders is co-funded by the National Innovation Fund within the Programme of Investments for the Future (PIA) on « Innovation and entrepreneurial culture ». Led by the University of Strasbourg, the project is situated within the Franco-German-Swiss geographical area of the Upper Rhine and extends beyond into the Grand Est region. It aims both to promote a culture for cross-border entrepreneurship in universities and create an interdisciplinary, intercultural and cross-border network of entrepreneurs.