Terms and Conditions


European Innovation Academy offers a unique learning experience to develop entrepreneurship, innovation, and collaboration skills. Get ready to learn, connect, and grow! These terms and conditions outline the rules for participation, ensuring a productive and respectful environment for everyone.

About us

  • European Innovation Academy (EIA) is a non-profit company dedicated to fostering innovation and collaboration among young minds. We organize educational programs, study abroad experiences, and boot camps, including your EIA adventure!
  • Innovation Academy SA (reg. code 90012509, Valukoja Tn 8, 11415 Harjumaa, Tallinn, Estonia) is incorporated under the laws of Estonia and the EU.

Enrollment and Participation

  • By enrolling, you agree to these terms, which cover program participation, payment, accommodation, and your rights and responsibilities. For questions, contact us at


  • All fees must be paid in full according to the invoice details in order to participate.
  • Any bank transfer fees incurred during the payment process will be the responsibility of the payee.

Changes in the Program

  • We reserve the right to adjust the program content, timing, or speakers. We will notify participants promptly of any significant changes.

Cancellations by EIA

  • In unforeseen circumstances (e.g., Force Majeure), we may postpone or cancel the program. 
  • We will offer a rescheduled date or a full refund. 
  • We will not be liable for any costs incurred by participants (including, but not limited to, travel, accommodation, and other expenses).

Cancellations by the Participant

  • You may replace yourself with another eligible participant.
  • You may receive a refund based on the cancellation timeline (see table below).
  • Cancellations due to visa issues, travel problems, or personal choices follow the same policy.

Refund Table

Cancellation TimeframeRefund Percentage
More than 3 months before50%
Less than 3 months before0%

NB! The Super Early Bird ticket is not refundable.

Program Rules
Respect and inclusion are fundamental. We expect participants to:

  • Follow all program rules and instructions provided by the EIA staff.
  • Treat others with respect. See our full Code of Conduct for details.
  • Comply with applicable laws and regulations of the program and the country the event is taking place. We encourage you to research them before traveling and to act responsibly throughout the program.

Violations and Consequences

  • Violations of the Code of Conduct may result in disciplinary action, up to and including removal from the program without a refund.
  • EIA is legally obligated to report any serious violations of local laws or regulations to the relevant authorities.
  • The EIA Team reserves the right to act according to their discretion, including notifying the authorities as necessary.
  • Any costs related to violations are the responsibility of the violator.

Additional Policies

Visas: You are responsible for obtaining valid travel documents and visas.

English Language: The working program language is in English. Ensure you possess a minimum B2 level for clear communication and optimal learning. No refunds will be provided in the event of the participant’s insufficient English language level.

Insurance: Consider travel and medical insurance for personal coverage. EIA is not responsible for fees related to any travel and medical emergencies

Accommodation: We partner with a third-party provider for student housing. Respect the property and abide by their rules. See our full Accommodation Terms & Conditions for details.

Privacy Policy: We collect and use personal data in accordance with GDPR regulations. See our full Privacy Policy for details.

Image Rights: By participating in the EIA program, you (participant, mentor, partner, faculty, speaker, investor, jury, or others), grant a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, display, perform, and distribute any photographs, video recordings, and testimonials that you provide or that are taken of you during the program, including but not limited to participation in workshops, interviews, presentations, and any other program-related activities. This license includes the right to use such materials in marketing materials, promotional content, and future educational products or services developed by the European Innovation Academy or its affiliated companies aimed at promoting subsequent editions of the program or other products in our portfolio. You acknowledge that this grant of rights is made without any entitlement to compensation or credit and is intended to assist in the educational and promotional endeavors of the European Innovation Academy.

Event Destination Laws: Participants must comply with the laws of the event destination country in addition to program rules. We understand that participants may not be familiar with all local laws and regulations. We encourage you to research them before traveling and to act responsibly throughout the program.

Here are some resources to research:

Official website of the City of Porto:
Portuguese Government Information Portal: 
Travel advisories for Portugal:  

Contact us

For questions or complaints, reach us at:


Effective from: March 2024