Rosenheim, Germany

Sustainability and Circular Economy

when 22 July 2024 - 27 July 2024
language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 500

The purpose of the workshop is to familiarise students with sustainability and circular economy - two future challenges. The class 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 our company visit, students will learn how to incorporate the issue into a company's philosophy to offer ecological buildings. We will also look at what has already been achieved in Europe and what the future challenges to solve are. By the end, we will develop and pitch ideas for companies together.

Course leader

In each class, the hands-on courses are led by experts from practice who support you in taking a global perspective on the challenges ahead.

Target group

All Master's degree students in the fields of STEM/engineering studies. Also senior year's Bachelor’s degree students can apply for a place in the pogramme.

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.

Fee info

EUR 500: If your university does not have an students exchange agreement with TH Rosenheim, you can join our Master Summer School with the following benefits:
• participation fee of only 500 EUR, including accommodation, insurance, tuition for Master Summer School class and all social activities of the programme
• rewards: certificate and 3 ECTS CP
EUR 350: If you are enrolled at one of the partner universities of TH Rosenheim, these are your benefits:

• no tuition fees for participating in the Master Summer School class and all social activities of the programme
• optional service package for accommoadtion and insurance for 350 EUR (recommended)
• rewards: certificate and 3 ECTS CP