European Alliance Summer School on Sustainability and Mobility in Switzerland

European Alliance Summer School on Sustainability and Mobility in Switzerland

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Be a specialist in your field of study, meet students from all over the world and work in multidisciplinary teams! Lucerne University’s project-based course on the theme "Sustainability and Mobility", will this year be organized by Lucerne School of Engineering and Architecture in the center of Switzerland.


During the course of two weeks, the Alliance Summer School is offering you the chance to develop your creative thinking, to be a specialist in your field of research and perform under real life working conditions. Among other things, you will meet students and teachers from all over the world, work across multidisciplinary fields and acquire useful experience in preparation for the
future. Which will also be a good addition to your CV!


Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts – School of Engineering and Architecture is organizing the Alliance summer school in collaboration with its alliance partner universities. Participants will work in small teams where all members combine their knowledge and experience to find exciting solutions to the challenges posed by the project in your area of expertise.

 

This is also a unique possibility to study and visit Switzerland, experience Swiss culture together with students from various countries. You will experience inspiring lectures around the theme of Sustainability and Mobility, where qualified lecturers from all Alliance Partner Universities will share their knowledge. Together with the other students, you will also have the opportunity to see Lucerne and fascinating nature of the Swiss Alps and Lakes, go for day trips and participate in other social activities.

 

Preliminary Itinerary

Sunday, July 7th
          Arrival
Monday, July 8th
          09.00 Welcome to the Alliance Summer School
          10.30 Coffee
          11.00 20 important things to know about Lucerne
          13.00 Lunch,
          14.00 -16:30 Introduction and start of each project
          17.00 Dinner preparations by the students. Group 1 (the students will be divided in 4 groups that will prepare dinner during the four first evenings for all participants)
          18.30 Dinner and project presentation by responsible lecture +group
Tuesday, July 9th
           09.00 Guest lecture
          10.30 Project work
          12.00 Lunch and lunch-lecture
          13.00 Project work
          17.00 Dinner preparations by the students, group 2
          18.30 Dinner
          20.00 City walk (optional)
Wednesday, July 10th
          09.00 Project work
          12.00 Lunch and lunch-lecture, thc
          13.00 -16.00 Project work
          17.00 Dinner preparations by the students, group 3
          18.30 Dinner
Thursday, July 11th
          08.30 Project work
          12.00 Lunch and lunch-lecture?
          13.45 Project work
          17.00 Dinner preparation by the students, group 4
          18.30 Dinner
Friday, July 12th
          study visits
Saturday, July 13th
          optional Excursion, all-day event, outdoor activity
Sunday, July 14th
          optional Excursion, all-day event, outdoor activity
Monday, July 15th
          09.00 Project work
          12.00 Lunch
          13.00 Project work
          17.00 Leisure/activity
Tuesday, July 16th
          09.00 Preparing posters and presentation for Thursday
          12.00 Lunch
          13.00 Preparing posters and presentation.
          17.00 Leisure/activity
Wednesday, July 17th
           09.00 Project work and finalizing presentation for Thursday
          12.00 Lunch
          13.00 Finalizing the project work
Thursday, July 18th
          09.00 Presentation
          10.45 Coffee
          11.00 Presentation
          12.00 Lunch
          13.00 Presentation
          14.30 Coffee
          15.00 Presentation
          19.00 Closing dinner
Friday, July 19th
          10.00 Summing up
          11.00 Farewell Coffee
Saturday, July 20th
          Return home

 

Contact program leader Kirk Alter via email or program contact Misty Clugh via email with your questions. 

Program flyer

Project descriptions

Department Location Duration Professor
Aviation and Transportation Technology
Computer and Information Technology
Computer Graphics Technology
Construction Management Technology
Engineering Technology
Technology Leadership & Innovation
Switzerland Maymester Kirk Alter