Vienna, Austria

GBS Green Building Solutions

when 18 July 2020 - 9 August 2020
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 7 EC
fee EUR 2490

First hand ecological knowledge and engineering expertise from over 30 national and international institutions, bundled in a three-week program in the capital of energy efficient building: Vienna. Think sustainable, take care of your future - now.

Course leader

Green.Building.Solutions. is organized by the OeAD Housing Office together with the BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, TU Wien, University of Vienna, Danube University Krems, FH Campus Wien - University of Applied Life Scienc

Target group

Students and professionals from the fields of architecture, urban planning, engineering and economy as well as facility management, marketing and project development. It opens up the Austrian expertise in ecological construction and urban planning for an international and constantly growing target group.

Course aim

GBS was installed to pass on Austrian knowledge about passive house planning, ecological building and sustainable design strategies to future architects, planners and engineers. The participants of GBS are part of a generation, that is in charge of a changeover from a postmodern industrial society into a recycling-orientated service society. The audience therefore gets sensitized for a responsible and eco-friendly handling of resources. The aim is to provide them with adequate knowledge, that can be applied in their future professions, and to raise criticism about conventional building strategies and techniques.

Credits info

7 EC
For successful participation students get an official certificate (7 ECTS) from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. Continuous attendance and an application before April 2020 is mandatory.

Fee info

EUR 2490: Fee for professionals.
EUR 2000: Fee for students.

Both particiapation fees include a fully furnished accommodation in a state-of-the-art OeAD dormitory in Vienna for the full duration of the course plus one additional week at no cost, and local transit tickets for the duration of the summer school.


There are scholarships available. If you are in need of a scholarship please be sure to apply untich 31 March, 2020. The reduced fee for scholarship holders is as little as EUR 490.