Global Solutions Program

Formerly the Graduate Studies Program

Singularity University's Global Solutions Program (GSP) empowers participants with the tools, knowledge and skills for positively impacting billions of people. Join technologists, scientists, entrepreneurs, designers, physicians, and others on a path to discover technology-based solutions to improve the lives of billions.

Leaders. Change Agents. Problem Solvers.

The Global Solutions Program annually admits a class to take part in a 10-week immersive experience designed to educate, empower and prepare today's brightest minds from across the globe to use exponential technology to solve the world's greatest challenges. The 2016 GSP takes place from June 18 to August 28.


GSP16 Applications Are Closed


Still Want to Attend? Enter a Global Impact Competition to Secure Your Spot


Global Impact Competitions are annual competitions held in partnership with sponsor organizations worldwide and organized by geography and theme. These competitions act as a platform to identify outstanding entrepreneurs, leaders, scientists and engineers with the most innovative ideas for positively impacting millions of lives locally and globally within the next 3-5 years. The winner of each competition is invited to attend the Global Solutions Program (GSP) free of charge.


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The GSP Experience

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Who Should Apply to GSP 2017

Singularity University seeks talented social entrepreneurs, scientists, technologists, designers, physicians, social change agents, engineers, lawyers, and more for our 10-week immersive experience.

Applicants should be team players and have proven leadership skills, demonstrated experience working with global issues, and a passion for impacting the greatest challenges facing humanity. Applicants should be prepared to go 'all in' on their post-GSP startup and have no pre-existing obligations that would prevent them from doing so.

GSP is conducted in English and all applicants should be fluent.


Curriculum

GSP exposes participants to a culture of innovation and exploration through world-class curriculum, hands-on training workshops, interactive group discussions, behind-the-scene tours at emerging startups, and onsite visits at major technology companies.

Exponential Technologies, Tools & Methods

Technologies that demonstrate continued accelerating growth of capabilities and a set of tools and methods for using exponential technologies to create innovative social impact.

Exponential Technologies

  • Artifical Intelligence & Robotics
  • Digital Biology & Medicine
  • Digital Fabrication & Nanotechnology
  • Networks & Computing Systems

Tools & Methods

  • Policy, Law, & Ethics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Corporate Innovation
  • Data Science
  • Future Forecasting

Faculty

GSP faculty and guest speakers are renowned technology experts, leading entrepreneurs, notable CEOs, and top venture capitalists dedicated to applying exponential technologies to addressing Global Grand Challenges (GGC)—problems affecting at least 1 billion people.

Global Grand Challenges

Singularity University has identified the following eleven Global Grand Challenges facing the world today:


Learning

Energy

Environment

Food

Health

Prosperity

Security

Water

Space

Disaster Resilience

Governance

GSP Launchpad — NEW for 2016!

GSP Launchpad is a new 8-week program designed to further solidify the transformation of the strongest team projects into companies. During the most intensive phase of a company's development and growth, participants stay on campus and have access to Singularity University's team of experts to provide the tools and guidance necessary to build a strong foundation for success and impact. SU will provide housing and weekly check-ins with no formal curriculum or other programming.

A select number of positions will be available for GSP participants. Applications will be available toward the conclusion of the 2016 Global Solutions Program.

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Sponsors & Supporters

We're excited to announce a new multi-year, multi-million dollar agreement with Google that will enable SU to make the Global Solutions Program available free of charge to direct applicants.
Read more details here.