Frequently Asked Questions
When does the program start and end up ?
The program (classes + incubation) starts in mid-August 2020. The end date depends on the campus you choose. (Summer 2021 for SF and Vietnam, end of September 2021 for Paris)
Mid-August – mid-December : classes at UC Berkeley
January – Summer 2021 : mentorship and acceleration at Schoolab
How much does it cost ?
Whether you choose to go to Vietnam, France or stay in the USA after the first part of the program, the price stays the same : 27,000€. (Cost of living not included)
We strongly encourage students to find innovative ways to finance their studies and entrepreneurial journey such as crowdfunding, finding sponsors, etc.
Will I get a diploma from UC Berkeley ?
You’ll get a graduation ceremony to get your certificate from UC Berkeley at the end of the first 4 months. If you wish to validate credit with your School, please get in touch now, it is possible!
Do I need to have a startup project or idea to apply ?
You don’t need to have an idea of business to apply to LeBridge Entrepreneurship. The practical courses at Berkeley, meetings with entrepreneurs, interactions with other students and startupers of the Silicon Valley will give you plenty of ideas anyway. Having a field of interests helps.
Who can participate to Le Bridge ?
We believe that multidisciplinarity is a great catalyser for innovation and entrepreneurship. Le Bridge Entrepreneurship is aimed at graduate students and young professionals from all disciplines and backgrounds as long as they are passionate and motivated.
I need to be back to University in September 2020, can I finish the program earlier?
During the second part, you can do both, our alumni did it ! Get in touch to talk about it.
What is the deadline for applications ?
To apply to Le Bridge #7 (2020 – 2021), please refer yourself to the following deadlines : 12/30/2019, 02/10/2020, 03/16/2020, 04/20/2020.