Germany, Darmstadt

Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Building and Construction

when 17 July 2016 - 13 August 2016
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
fee EUR 1990

The Summer University is a short term program taught in English focused on green buildings and the efficient use of energy in buildings and materials, in planning, constructing and maintaining a building. The program combines academic seminars and German-as-a-foreign-language courses with cultural learning and lots of activities outside the classroom. Professors from the department of Civil Engineering will give the students a scientific background and they will gain hands-on experience during field trips to different companies.
The students will get to know technologies which are unique in the world and visit innovative buildings or building sites. They will spend an unforgettable summer at one of the largest universities of applied science in Germany and meet new friends from Germany and from all around the world.

Course leader

Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences /Department of Civil Engineering and Language Center

Target group

The academic program is suitable for students from a variety of backgrounds, Civil or Electrical Engineering, Architecture, Energy Management or related disciplines.

Course aim

Professors from the department of Civil Engineering will give the students a scientific background and they will gain hands-on experience during field trips to different companies. Discussions and the exchange of ideas and knowledge with professors, research associates and other participants during and after classes will enhance the personal experience and bring best benefits to all participants.

Credits info

9 ECTS
3 ECTS will be awarded for participating in the German language courses (workload approx. 75h)

6 ECTS will be awarded for the participating in the academic program (workload approx. 150h)

Fee info

EUR 1990: For all applications received until April 1, 2015, an “early-bird discount” will be granted and the fee will be reduced to 1.790 €. This fee includes: accommodation in Hotel Atlanta in Darmstadt, a four-week study program including the lecture material, company visits and a field trip, a German language course (including lecture material), the cultural and leisure program as well as a ticket for public transportation within Darmstadt, and a health, accident, and liability insurance

Scholarships

Some of the partner universities of Hochschule Darmstadt made special agreements for ISU and it could be possible to get a fee reduction.
Please ask your international office for information.