Netherlands, Twente

Design the Future

when 12 August 2018 - 21 August 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 675

Do you enjoy designing things and thinking creatively? Are you keen to shape the future through design? In the Design the Future track, students will be informed about and work with a variety of methods and topics in the broad field of design, ranging from agile design to designing with electronics for smart interactive products.

At Twente, we believe in innovative methods and multidisciplinary work. Design can be a great source of innovation, frustration and everything in between. It challenges us to blend our creative insights with our science-based analytical skills. Experienced designers work swiftly towards useful results. At Twente, we focus on innovative and multidisciplinary design, design for behaviour change and co-creation methods.

Course leader

Armağan Karahanoğlu is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Design, Production and Management, University of Twente, Netherlands. Her research focuses on understanding user experience of persuasive and health care technology and developing creative

Target group


Course aim

Become a broader design engineer and develop your creative and science-based skills.

Credits info


Fee info

EUR 675: The early-bird fee (valid until 10 March, 2018 ) for attending the summer school is € 675 (individual ticket).

Our fee is an all-in package consisting the following components:

- A stay at the inspirational campus of the University of Twente
- Course participation
- Course materials
- A tent to sleep in (included: air mattress, flashlight, pillow and sleeping bag)
- WiFi
- Food (breakfast, lunch and evening meal)
- Coffee/tea
- Free entry to the UT Sport Centre
EUR 750: Starting from 10 March 2018 the price is € 750 EUR. After 10 June 2018 the fee is € 875.


No scholarships offered! please check your current/home university!

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