Enschede, Netherlands

Design the Future

when 11 August 2019 - 20 August 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 875

Do you enjoy designing things and thinking creatively? Are you keen to shape the future through design? In the Design the Future track, students will be informed about and work with a variety of methods and topics in the broad field of design, ranging from agile design to designing with electronics for smart interactive products.

At Twente, we believe in innovative methods and multidisciplinary work. Design can be a great source of innovation, frustration and everything in between. It challenges us to blend our creative insights with our science-based analytical skills. Experienced designers work swiftly towards useful results. At Twente, we focus on innovative and multidisciplinary design, design for behaviour change and co-creation methods.

Course leader

Geke Ludden - She is associate professor in the chair of Interaction design and a fellow of the UTwente DesignLab. Her research centres around the question how the design of products and services influences people’s behaviour and motivation and focuses on

Target group


Course aim

Become a broader design engineer and develop your creative and science-based skills.

Credits info

2 EC

Fee info

EUR 875: Our fee is an all-in package consisting the following components:

- A stay at the inspirational campus of the University of Twente
- Course participation
- Course materials
- A tent to sleep in (included: air mattress, flashlight, pillow and sleeping bag)
- WiFi
- Food (breakfast, lunch and evening meal)
- Coffee/tea
- Free entry to the UT Sport Centre


No scholarships offered! please check your current/home university!