Fulbright Scholar Program

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

A) Teaching Master level (EIT - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Training Programs):

Under the umbrella of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Training (EIT) Programs, UPM is currently participating in three Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs): Digital, Raw Materials and e-Health. The institution is considering adding other KICs in the near future.

All Master’s programs aim to build a strong entrepreneurial education brand via a disruptive and systemic change to European higher education that will attract top global talent to Europe.

The Lecturer will participate teaching the module of “Innovation and entrepreneurship” (6 ECTS per Master's).

Other Master’s programs at UPM may teach similar topics, and the Lecturer may be invited to collaborate with those programs, as well. Additionally, seminars of interest may be organized under the umbrella of the Business School.

The Lecturer will have the opportunity to deliver some guest lectures for courses pertaining to the Master’s degrees in his or her area of expertise and/or seminars for Ph.D. students.

Lectures will teach an average of four hours per week.

B) Research

The Lecturer will be invited to present his or her research in seminars and to attend research seminars led by UPM’s professors. It is expected that the Lecturer will have opportunities for research collaboration with UPM faculty.

Grant Length
Four months
Grant Dates

September to December, 2021, or mid-January to mid-May, 2022


CAIT/ UPM-Business School

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Paseo de Juan XXIII nº11 (28040 Madrid)

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

a) Innovation

b) Entrepreneurship

Special Features

UPM sponsors this award and, in addition to financial benefits, offers logistical assistance in finding housing and school(s) for dependent children, if necessary. A contact will be available to help the scholar adapt to the university.

The Scholar will be granted access to all digital resources available at UPM.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, except early career
Number of Grants
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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