Rosenheim, Germany

Sustainability and Circular Economy

when 27 June 2022 - 2 July 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 650

The purpose of the workshop is to familiarize students with the topics of sustainability and circular economy - one of the future challenges. The course will enable students to take sustainability into account in product development, to know about the future challenges and encourages them to bring in their own ideas. We will start the course with a general introduction, and then move over to the practical aspect how to include sustainability in the process of product development. During the company visit, students will learn how to incorporate the issue into a company's philosophy to offer ecological buildings. We will look at what has already been done in Europe and what the future challenges to solve are. By the end, we will develop ideas for companies together.

Course leader

Instructors from TH Rosenheim

Target group

International Master’s / Graduate students enrolled in technology and engineering studies - no prior subject-specific requirements

Course aim

At the end of the course students should be able to
• understand the meaning of sustainability and circular economy,
• utilize methods to develop sustainable products,
• understand the global context of sustainability,
• recognize the future challenges,
• develop own ideas for implementation in companies.

Credits info

5 EC
5 ECTS credits and grade for successful participation of two-weeks programme, including class "Industrial Engineering – Challenges in the next decade"

Fee info

EUR 650: Early Bird Fee for two-weeks programme, application until 1 March 2022. Accommodation included, find details here:
EUR 700: Regular Fee for one-week programme, application after 1 March 2022. Accommodation included.