Smart Cities

when 26 June 2023 - 30 June 2023
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 150

“Smart cities” is a rapidly growing concept both in research and in public policy practices. It considered the main solution enabling cities to better address key societal challenges such as energy transition, mobility, transport and social innovation.
This unique Summer School will provide comparative perspectives between European and South African experts. Participants will explore the challenges to tackle in both developing and developed countries regarding to Smart cities global trends.

Course leader

• Gisèle Mendy Bilek, Director of European and International Studies College, Pau University, France
• Oliver Schocke, Rector of Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Target group

Master students, PhD, professors, researchers, professionals working on Smart Cities topic

Course aim

During this summer school, participants will study «Smart Cities" through specific themes such as innovation public governance, tomorrow’s digital city (artificial intelligence), traffic management and intelligent transport or even the innovation in the building sector.
This summer school, aimed at Master's students, Doctoral students, professionals from the private and public sector, will be an opportunity to discuss with international professors, researchers and experts from local and regional authorities.

Fee info

EUR 150: 150 euros for Master students
EUR 300: 300 euros for PhD, 500 euros for Researchers, 1000 euros for professionals