Antwerp, Belgium

Social City Design

when 6 July 2020 - 10 July 2020
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 750

Get to know everything about social innovation and human centered design in the city context! We will be thinking and doing on superdiversity, creative storytelling, citizen driven design, creative democracy and even your own city challenge case.

We offer a 5-day practical, inspiring and engaging summer school on ‘social innovation and human centered design in the city context’. Product, service and system designers (from local and international agencies), social innovators, academic researchers, and multiple other experts from (non-)profit organizations and governmental institutions will guide you through this summer school on social city design.

You will be thinking and doing on the following subjects, from different perspectives:

Superdiversity in the city
Interactive storytelling in the city context
Citizen driven desigh
Social care, social city?
Creative democracy?
Human centered design and city challenges (bring your own case)

Target group

-Master students in Product Development
-Professionals working in the field of social design
-Professionals involved in the organization design and development of cities (public actors, academics, industry players, civil society, media and culture
-Service Design Network (SDN) members

Depending on the proflie, 3rd year Bachelor students can be accepted as well.

Credits info

3 EC
3 ECTS

Fee info

EUR 750: €750 Professionals

€600 SDN members

Fee includes course material, coffee breaks, one group dinner and social activities. Does not include lunch, accommodation or travel costs.
EUR 250: Students

Fee includes course material, coffee breaks, one group dinner and social activities. Does not include lunch, accommodation or travel costs.