France, Paris and Troyes

Smart Cities & Engineering for Sustainable Architecture

when 2 July 2018 - 20 July 2018
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 2500

EPF - ESTP Paris Summer Programme on Smart Cities & Engineering for Sustainable Architecture offers an in-depth study on topics such as engineering for eco-cities and smart cities, green issues, city planning and architecture for the future.

Mainly designed for Undergraduate and Master students with a major in Engineering or Architecture, the programme is composed of 2 modules:

• The module in Paris (Cachan) focuses on topics such as eco-cities and smart cities, city planning, spatial planning and economic issues for sustainable development.

• The module in Troyes focuses on practical application using innovative teaching methods and modern technology.

A ten-day-workshop based on a real case study suggested by the division of Urban and Sustainable Planning of Troyes will be organized. Students will be evaluated at the end of the programme and will receive 6 ECTS credits upon successful completion of the modules.


• Smart cities

• Sustainable architecture and urban planning

• Engineering for resilient cities and buildings

• Indoor thermal & acoustic comfort in home design

• Energy efficiency in buildings

• Bio-sourced building materials

• Renewable energy resources integration in smart cities

• Energy-efficient districts

• Future cities and big data

• Research methodology on sustainable development projects


• Museum for Architecture and Cultural Heritage, Paris

• Bateaux mouches cruise on the Seine river, Paris

• Visit of the Domain and Castle of Sceaux

• Visit of Troyes medieval City center, organized by the Urban and Sustainable Planning Department of Troyes’ City Hall

• Visit of a Champagne vineyard in the Champagne-Ardennes region

All students will be initiated to the French language in addition to cultural visits, which will contribute to a perfect understanding of the local social and professional environment.

Target group

Mainly designed for Undergraduate and Master students with a major in Engineering or Architecture.

Fee info

EUR 2500: The programme fee of 2.500 euros covers:

• Tuition and documentation

• Welcome and farewell events

• Access to EPF and ESTP Paris facilities

• Free internet access

• Official programme certificate

• Cultural and social events

• Transfers from Cachan Campus to Troyes Campus

• Lodging expenses for 3 weeks

For students coming from universities in partnership with EPF and ESTP Paris, a special fee of 2.250 euros may apply. A group discount may be awarded.

Living expenses, individual insurances and visa fees are not included.