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"Green.Building.Solutions. (GBS)" Summer University

Open to:

Students and professionals from all over the world


17 July, 2021




Green.Building.Solutions. (GBS) is a Summer University that aims at increasing knowledge of and raising awareness for sustainability in the field of building, construction and urban planning. With a duration of three weeks, the academic program takes place for the 11th time from July 17 to August 8, 2021.

During this master-level program, international students from architecture, building design, engineering sciences or related fields, learn about the ecological, economic, technical and social aspects of sustainable planning and construction. They deepen their knowledge of passive house technology as well as energy efficiency in buildings through a digital program of lectures, discussions, excursions to best practice examples and workshops, together with experts.


What do you need to attend the program?

  • IT infrastructure to participate in an online program i.e. access to computer, reliable internet connection
  • Have a very good command of the English language, since all the lectures are held in English
  • Availability during the live sessions and activities, which are planned to take place in the afternoon hours of Central European Time (CET)


While specializing in transferring Austrian knowledge and engineering expertise, the academic education does not only add to the participants‘ qualifications and is a significant benefit on the professional job market, it also raises awareness about resource use and climate issues to face the challenges in future building and construction activities.


For a successful application you are required to complete the online application form and to upload the following files:

  1. brief motivational statement of how you want to contribute to a sustainable development (daily routines, projects that you would like to implement, positions you want to hold or held already, etc.) directly to be typed into the application form
  2. photo of yourself (for participants page and student ID card)
  3. scanned version of the picture page of your passport (if moving into student guesthouse in Vienna)
  4. curriculum vitae
  5. grade transcript of home university (if applicable)

Register here

Find the program here