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Summer Course ISU Darmstadt

Summer Course ISU Darmstadt
16:19:37 23-03-2016 General Board Summer course

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Darmstadt, Germany


Dates

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17-07-2016 to 13-08-2016


Description

Our summer school, which is funded by the Hessen State Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts, is on the topic “Energy-efficient and sustainable building” and takes place from July 17 until August 13, 2016. It is an English-taught course and we will provide students with knowledge about the use of green energy and innovative materials in planning, constructing and maintaining a building. We will give participants insight into environmentally friendly technologies and sustainable energy production. Students will learn how to apply the “Hottgenroth Software” used by energy advisors for simulating the behavior of a building, taking into account detailed climate data and calculations of the cooling-, heating-loads and air temperature.

 

The academic courses taught by our Civil Engineering professors (and other experts) are complemented by field trips to building sites, companies and public institutions, enabling students to apply their knowledge at first hand. An additional one-week excursion to southern Germany will bring participants to passive houses, the hydroelectric power plant Walchensee (renewable energy generation) and cultural highlights (e.g. traditional Bavarian festival).

 

Our agenda also includes a German-as-a-foreign-language-course and a variety of leisure activities prepared for all participants outside of the classroom. Students can earn up to 9 ECTS credits for this 4 week intensive-programme.

 

Participants: The academic programme is suitable for students from a variety of backgrounds, such as Civil or Electrical Engineering, Architecture, Energy Management and related disciplines. International as well as German students will attend the ISU and give your students a unique global experience.

 

Programme fee: €1990 - including 4-weeks tuition, field trips and excursions, accommodation in shared twin rooms, health, accident and liability insurance, and social activities.

Students who submit their applications before April 1, 2016 can qualify for the early-bird rate of € 1790.

 

Final application deadline: May 8, 2016

This is a unique chance to learn more about energy efficient technologies and solutions for eco-friendly buildings and thus contribute to a reduction in global warming.

I would be very grateful if you could share this information with interested students in your network.

 

Please find in the links below the official leaflet, programme schedule and course descriptions.

Schedule modules.pdf

ISU_2016_web.pdf

Further information and the application document can be found online:  https://isu.h-da.de/

 

If you have any questions about the programme, please feel free to contact me: isu.international@h-da.de, +49.6151.16-9285.

 

I am looking forward to seeing students from your network in Darmstadt,

 

Jessica Mayer    

(ISU programme coordinator)                                


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