Austria, Vienna

Green Building Solutions

when 22 July 2017 - 13 August 2017
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 7 ECTS

First hand ecological knowledge and engineering expertise bundled in a three-week program in the capital of energy efficient and green building: Vienna. It aims at architects, engineers and economists as well as marketers and project developers. 2016 saw the 6th installment of the program with 38 participants from 20 different countries. The Summer University is co-organized by an Austrian consortium of six universities (Vienna Technical University, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna University of applied sciences, Danube University Krems, University Vienna), Austrian Institute of Technology, innovative Gebäude Austria (former IG Passivhaus) and further technical colleges and freelancers. Upon completion, students receive 7 ECTS-credits. In 2013 the GBS Summer University was awarded by the Austrian Commission for UNESCO.

The main topics of the 3-week program are
o Sustainability in Building and Urban Planning,
o Principles of Passive house planning and
o Renewable Energies and Business Concepts.

Course leader

Barbara Mayr

Target group

Students and Professionals of Architecture, Planning, Urban Development, Energyplanning and similar Studies, Engineering...

Course aim

If you are a future leader, motivated, willing to learn & want to make a change - apply as soon as possible at and make an outstanding experience in taking part in our summer program!

Credits info

from University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna

Fee info

EUR 0: Fee for students / Fee for students with scholarship
EUR 2490: Fee for professionals


Scholarships are available - apply as early as possible, to get the chance on a scholarship and take part on this oustanding experience for as little as 490 €!