OUR UNIVERSITY, YOUR COMPANY
Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Innovation (LEINN) is the only official international bachelor’s degree for entrepreneurs that exists in Spain, and the only one that has implemented a cutting edge innovative educational methodology from Finland. It is based on three basic pillars: learn by doing, team entrepreneurship, and international learning trips.
In this university degree, 100% hands-on and real, students aren’t students but rather entrepreneurs, and from the first year they start a real company, design and develop real products and services, work with clients, and have to invoice and make a profit in order to pass the year, among other objectives. There are no teachers, but rather coaches, while the classrooms are replaced with modern work environments. LEINN/ additionally is the only university bachelor's degree with 100% employability in Spain.
For young people 17 years and older with a proactive attitude and who want to develop projects that let them get the most out of an intense, demanding, and radically different university experience. Individuals who are prepared to open themselves to the world and make change in it. To lead, to lead themselves.
WHAT DOES LEINN/ PREPARE YOU FOR?
- To occupy corporate leadership positions: Full understanding of the corporate world and the development of a strategic vision of it.
- To implement entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial projects: Project management skills that are linked to fostering innovative projects.
- To understand the world in terms of the opportunities it offers: Global vision. We participate as global citizens.
- To work in a changing world, that needs people with a high amount of initiative, with leadership abilities and the courage to break down barriers.
MTA, OUR INTERNATIONAL NETWORK
More than 1000 young people study LEINN in the laboratories of our international network Mondragon Team Academy (MTA), with centres in Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Irún, Oñati and Valencia (in Spain), Mexico, Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Shanghai (China) and Pune (India).
"It was just what I was looking for. Something the fully broke with the schemas and stereotypes, a university beyond the traditional ones with an innovative methodology, and an international campus. LEINN sets you forth into the real world from the very beginning"Gala Freixa, LEINN student
“One of the best experiences that I’ve had was a trip to India, and above all the part of it that took us to Kolkata. There I worked with children with disabilities. A mix of very difficult moments as well as incredibly moving ones."Lara Larrañaga, LEINN student
“I couldn't see myself shut up in a classroom, listening to a teacher with a passive attitude. Education is extremely important and, of course, it’s based on theoretical knowledge, but personally I’m convinced that people learn best by doing”Kevin Costa, LEINN student
LEINN/ adheres to the Team Academy methodology developed successfully in Finland over the last 25 years by the Center for Excellence in Entrepreneurship at the University of Jyväskylä. To date, this methodology has spread to more than 20 university centers all over the world and is an international benchmark in higher education. It is based on four pillars:
LIENN teams undertake real projects with real clients from the very beginning of the degree.
The team company (a real company created by a team of between 12 and 20 young people) is the key vehicle for the learning process. With the aid of coaches and experts, it enables the students to develop the abilities and skills necessary for innovative entrepreneurship through hands-on experience.
During the first year, every student will stay for 6 weeks in Finland to learn about Team Academy.
In the second year, a month in San Francisco will help them to understand the entrepreneurial environments in the Silicon Valley tech sector.
In year 3, 4 months of immersion in Asia: China and India. To look towards the future.
LEADERSHIP FROM THE
LEARNING PROCESS ITSELF
Each student will lead their learning while supported by a coach, but
not led by them. They will develop their interests, committing at the
same time to clear and measurable objectives.
55% of LEINN graduates are entrepreneurs and start up their own company. The percentage of entrepreneurs in Spain among students with business related degrees is 0.7%.
Truly meaningful experiences which
develop the abilities and
perspective necessary for working
in a globalized, multi-lingual and
THE URBAN CAMPUS, A HALLMARK OF TEAMLABS/
LEINN/ takes place in TEAMLABS/’ basecamps in
Madrid and Barcelona, settings where
diverse professionals, companies and start-ups intermingle.
Removing the barrier between the academic and
professional worlds is key to developing
profiles that are highly valued by the organizations of the
LEINN / IS AN OFFICIAL BACHELOR’S DEGREE
The LEINN/ degree in Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Innovation is certified by the University of Mondragón (MU) and recognized by the Ministry of Education within the framework of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).
CONTENT AND SPECIALIZATIONS
LEINN (university degree in Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Innovation) aims to train participants in skills. Furthermore, LEINN/ offers four streams of specialization in emerging knowledge areas that are in high demand in the business world.
Digital platforms and Internet businesses (digital economy)
Health and Biotechnology
The Experience Economy
The Social Economy
It’s a bilingual degree (Spanish and English) where students also learn Chinese.
The degree costs €9.500 per year. This includes the journeys abroad. The year is paid for in 10 monthly installments.
At LEINN/ we’ve developed an innovative financing program that adapts to your needs. Call us and we’ll tell you about it!
LEINN/ FROM THE INSIDE: OPEN HOUSE DAYS
If you want to get to know about LEINN/ first hand, you can come to our Open House Days, where you'll meet the team in person, find out about the program in depth and get all of your questions answered. Find out where and when in our schedule of Open House Days.