Blitz Week is a NEW one week course! Gain the tools to take ownership of your life.Earn $500 off Global U!

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Blitz Week is a NEW one week course! Gain the tools to take ownership of your life.

Earn $500 off Global U!Learn More

🚀 Take a gap year and launch your startup.

Global U is a Christian gap year program for artists, builders, and entrepreneurs looking to live life on mission.

Travel to the Dominican Republic in January

Experience The Global U Difference

You sense that God created you for something more. That He wants you to make a difference.

We feel the same way. Global U offers an alternative to traditional higher education that gives you marketable skills, without piles of debt. The world is changing. We equip you to be the change-maker it needs.

Our Process

Startup Lab

Go through the process of turning your idea into an enterprise that the world needs. The GU Startup Lab takes you through the Lean Startup process: Ideation, Building, and Launching. Each semester focuses on getting you on preparing your enterprise for a Shark Tank round that leads to funding.


Month 1 - 3 | Team Building & Ideation

Through facilitated discussions, exposure to the world, it’s needs, and time focused on your values and visions, we will help you discern what you are most passionate about addressing and building.

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Month 4 - 6 | Product-Market Fit

This stage will largely include making assumptions and testing them out in the marketplace. Your results here will inform your decisions moving forward – you’ll discover whether you can actually make a profit or if it’s time for a pivot.

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Month 7 - 9 | Enterprise Launching

It’s time to launch your project out into the world! Alongside your mentor, you will dive into marketing, branding, and build a following. This may be a time to build out your team. Do you need an accountant, a lawyer, suppliers, your first employee?

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