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Aurora Paris

Event info

AVP is sending a group of students to Paris, France, on 25.–30. September 2023. During the week, you’ll take part in a three-day art thinking workshop by Art Thinking Collective. In addition to the workshop, you’ll get to know Paris’ startup ecosystem, learn about sustainable city planning, meet local entrepreneurs, and, of course, enjoy the atmosphere of Paris at perhaps the most beautiful time of the year.

Throughout the trip, you’ll ponder topics around entrepreneurship, art thinking, and sustainable city planning. The trip is expected to provide you with:

  • An understanding of the system of sustainable city planning and the values of physical space
  • An understanding of entrepreneurship from an art-thinking perspective
  • Skills needed to involve and collaborate with multiple stakeholders
  • A glance at Paris’ entrepreneurship ecosystem

The Art Thinking Workshop is a three-day seminar with improbable mixes of conferences, workshops and feedback sessions. Art Thinking is an agile method that focuses on adopting creative mindsets and practices, where one incorporates their passion into their work. The workshop touches on skills including entrepreneurship leadership, analytical thinking and innovation, emotional intelligence, and problem-solving.

The application period has ended, and the trip has come and gone. Hope to see you on the next one!

Our partners

Sylvain Bureau

Co-Founder, JB Say Institute I Professor in Art Thinking

Visiting scholar at Duke University, UC Berkeley and the City University of New York, his work characterizes the similarities of creative practices in the worlds of science, art and business. He has published numerous scientific articles, which have been frequently featured in the media.

ESCP Business School

University partner

ESCP Business School is a French business school and grande école founded in Paris and based across Europe with campuses in Paris, Berlin, London, Madrid, Turin, and Warsaw.