University Course: Green. Building. Solutions - Vienna Summer University

24. July - 14. August 2011
Vienna, AT

First hand ecological knowledge and engineering expertise bundled in a three-week program in the capital of energy efficient building: Vienna. Think sustainable, take care of your future - now.


Six Acadmic Institions in Cooperation with INEX and OeAD - Housing Office

Content Description

Learn from the best: acquire cutting-edge skills from an Austrian consortium of eight academic institutions, 38 experts and the Austrian Passivhaus Union (IG Passivhaus) in an interdisciplinary setting

  • Best practice at hand: connect theoretical knowledge and practical expertise right on site
  • Try it yourself: enjoy to live in a Passivhaus
  • Benefit your clients: your skills for healthy, cozy and efficient constructing and living
  • Engage in intercultural learning: get involved in the group dynamics with international colleagues
  • Visit Austria's cultural highlights: the cultural heritage city of Vienna, right in the heart of CENTROPE region, visit "the sound of music city" Salzburg, and Linz the European Capital of Culture 2009


Courses (more)

  • Sustainable Urban Development
  • Energy Efficient Building Solutions
  • Passivhaus
  • Workshops and guest lectures
  • Intercultural session


Passivhaus Visits

  • First Passivhaus University Campus, Salzburg
  • School-Refurbishment, Schwanenstadt
  • Energy Efficient Public Builing, Wels
  • Energy Base, Vienna
  • Biohof Achleitner
  • OeAD Passivhaus

Excursions & Activities (more)

  • Community Heating Plant
  • Sewage Purification Plant
  • Architectural City Tour of Vienna
  • Viennese Waltzing night
  • Danube River Highlights Tour (optional)
  • Salzburg City visit
  • Opera/Schönbrunn (optional)
  • Movie & Discussion nights

Target Audience


Participant Information

Program Fee

  • Students of partner universities: Euro 1.900,- (incl.VAT)
  • Professionals: Euro 2.300,- (incl.VAT)
  • Early Bird Special: Apply before 25 February and save Euro 50,-. (Everything else stays the same.)

Application & Deadline

Contact Address

INEX - International Network for Educational Exchange
Verein zur Förderung internationaler Bildungschancen
Stauffergasse 43
A-1140 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43 (1) 9971709
Fax: +43 (1) 9971709-99