Riga, Latvia

Sustainable Construction – from Theory to Practice

when 28 July 2019 - 8 August 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 700

Within the summer school You will attend lectures of scientists in the fields of civil engineering, architecture and physics. Seminars will cover topics in the field of practical implementation of sustainable construction principles. You will visit several enterprises and construction projects, for example, ongoing projects in Riga Technical University (RTU) Campus and industrial enterprises like «Knauf», PERI and Latvian Wood Construction Cluster.
In addition, interdisciplinary teams will be formed to work with projects. Informal discussions will be held about the modern issues of formation in the field of sustainable construction, civil engineering and physics.

Course leader

Faculty of Civil Engineering of Riga Technical university

Target group

Undergraduate students and Postgraduate students which are familiar with Mathematical calculus, General physics, Basics of building materials and structures.

Course aim

The summer school is aimed to provide new generation of participants with the ability to develop interdisciplinary thinking.

Credits info

6 EC
Certificates of Further Education of Riga Technical University and 6 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credit points will be awarded upon completion of the program.

Fee info

EUR 700: The participation fee covering registration, tuition, accommodation in the student hostel of RTU, meals (breakfast and lunch) and the social program. The participants will have to cover their travel expenses and health insurance. Based on the evaluation of the application documents, participant with the most outstanding results will receive a discount for covering participation fee.


DAAD provide 8 scholarships for German students to participate in our Summer school. These students can apply for the DAAD support online, after they pay participation fee.