Explore the heritage of indigenous communities and their agricultural wealth. Discover the environmental and cultural context of the majestic Andes and deep Amazon. Investigate how social entrepreneurship and design drive social and environmental factors – departing from and celebrating local traditions – to enact sustainable lifestyles. Experience Ecuador with SSES.

This adventure invites you to explore the Andean and Amazonian landscape, agricultural traditions and culture, together with local organizations and communities. Address key challenges in achieving the SDG targets by creating concepts and scenarios for social and environmental innovation.

Scholarships covering course fees, travels and accommodation included.

What is a BootCamp?

SSES Bootcamps are full-time one-week highly interactive deep-dive into an exciting challenge area, where students work alongside each other to learn, solve, bond and grow. This social immersion takes place somewhere around the globe, or in beautiful Stockholm, in collaboration with our world-class academic partners. These Bootcamps are designed and developed for engaged and ambitious students, giving them the tools and opportunity to address wicked problems and complex social challenges through interdisciplinary groups. Through a meticulous selection process, we handpick students from each of our six member universities in order to maximize diversity of disciplines, perspectives, cultures and genders. Bootcamps are completely free and students and alumni of SSES and our six member universities are all welcome to apply.


Feb 18–25 - 2018




Applications are closed.