193.135 Summer School
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • to describe the topic of sustainability from different perspectives,
  • to deal with the topic of sustainability in one's dissertation,
  • to expand the current dissertation to include the topic of sustainability.

Subject of course

The CTS//TUA.summer.school deals with interdisciplinary, theoretical, and practical research regarding the topics Sustainability, Environment, and Technology. In addition to the scientific study of these topics, you will critically examine the use of new technologies and the implementation of transformation processes in companies, governments, educational institutions, entire regions, and society as a whole.

You will primarily focus on sustainability issues in your scientific work as part of your dissertation. In addition to raising your awareness of the impact of technologies and (change) processes, you will also gain insights into potentials, current trends, and the development of state-of-the-art approaches in innovative technology development and subsequent transformation processes.

In addition, research topics that have actual or potential implications for future policy and practice regarding sustainability will be addressed.

Teaching methods

  • On-site lectures
  • Group tasks
  • Presentation of the group tasks and feedback by the presenters
  • Poster preparation and presentation
  • Reflection on own dissertation
  • Final written adaptation of the own dissertation

Mode of examination




Examination modalities

  • min. 70% attendance
  • Participation in group work and presentations
  • Poster preparation and presentation
  • Presentation of the revised dissertation as reflection and adaptation
  • Submission of the dissertation project with adapted content

Course registration

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21.08.2023 08:00 04.09.2023 18:00

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