Netherlands, Enschede

Construct the Future

when 14 August 2016 - 23 August 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 800

Do you enjoy constructing things and thinking creatively? Are you keen to shape the future through novel construction methods? Our full-package summer school (food & tent/ camping included in the price!) is a unique chance to learn more about this topic. This ourse focuses on thinking-to-build with a strong link to (engineering) design. We focus on innovative and multidisciplinary integration, 3D printing, lightweight structures steered by smart design processes.

Course leader

Wessel wits

Target group

Our summer school is focused on Bachelor’s students in their second to last or last year, and entry level Master’s students, but is also open for anyone with broad interests and an inquisitive mind.

Course aim

- Gaining insight into the different elements of engineering design thinking in an academic environment
- Gaining experience in working on a variety of design cases
- Acquiring a selection of new skills that students can use in further studies
- Acquiring hands-on prototyping skills while “Keeping it simple, stupid” (KISS)

Credits info

You will be awarded with a 2 ECTS certificate of attendance for actively participating and successfully completing all University of Twente summer school.

Fee info

EUR 800: The base fee for attending the summer school is €800. The fee includes: 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) and coffee/tea.