Netherlands, Utrecht

Health & Engineering

when 7 July 2014 - 18 July 2014
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 890

This course has a specific focus on built environments and building services technologies, as well as aspects of human factors. Among the features treated in the course are the emergence of healing environments in healthcare facilities, solutions that are provided through engineering to limit the risk of biological agents (Legionella, MRSA), and the impact of lighting and the acoustic and thermal environment (temperature) of well-being and health of patients, nursing home residents and care professionals. Moreover, aspects of human factors are addressed, as engineering solutions are to be utilized by all occupants, including those with special needs.

Course leader

Prof.dr. Helianthe S.M. Kort (Course Director) ir. Emelieke Huisman (Course Leader)

Target group

Dutch and international students (Bachelor level) and professionals with interest or experience in the domains of engineering and health care are the main target groups of this summer course.

Course aim

Enhancement of the knowledge in health and engineering through:

- Introduction in health and engineering
- Enhancement of state of the art knowledge
- Excursions and assignments

Credits info

5 EC
Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 890: • € 890 - Course + course materials + housing
• € 555 - Course + course materials


Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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