Green.Building.Solutions. Summer University, 22 July-13 August 2017, Austria

Publish Date: Jan 25, 2017

Application for Green.Building.Solutions. 2017 has already started.

Program Summer University

In terms of a holistic approach the program is divided in three modules, each focusing on one specific topic. In the third week there is the design workshop dealing with an actual topic of Vienna’s architecture and with a final project presentation at the closing event.

We are looking for future leaders, motivated individuals and all students who are eager to learn and make a change. Are you looking for an outstanding learning experience? Do you want to take part in a unique tertiery master-level summer-program? Please find more information about the application procedure down below. Read our General Terms and Conditions before applying.

Target groups

The G.B.S. summer program hosted 180 participants from more than 80 nations in the previous courses! The backgrounds from the participants – coming from all around the world for this special training course in sustainable architecture and building science – are among others:

  1. Engineers: building, process, mechanical, energy, civil, electrical, …
  2. Architects, urban planners, constructors  …
  3. Economists, marketers, project developers.

We also invite people with study fields like resource planning, ecology, landscape planning to apply for the summer program. Our focus lies on academics as well as on professionals. If you are a professional who can only participate for a shorter period of time please contact us and ask for special conditions.

Program Fee & Housing

Students: EUR 2.000,– (incl.VAT)
Professionals: EUR 2.490,– (incl.VAT)

Green.Building.Solutions. is organized by the OeAD Housing Office together with the University of Applied Life Sciences and is a not for profit initiative. The academic course is a 3-week summer program on master-level. For successful participation students get an official certificate (7 ECTS) from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna.

Energy efficient housing: Students will have the possibility to live in one of Vienna’s newest enegy-efficient dormitories for the whole duration of the Summer School (July 22 – 13, August 2017) plus an additional week before or after the school – all without added cost.

Personal and travel expenses as well as insurance are not covered.

Student Scholarship Program

We cooperate with several companies and organizations to provide student grants for outstanding applicants in need of financial aid. Selected students could participate in the program for as little as Euro 490,–! .

Requirements to be eligible for a scholarship:

  1. Masterlevel and field of study
  2. Average of grades and study progress
  3. Experiences in fields of architecture, planning and other relevant topics (basic knowledge in building physics, etc. is needed)
  4. Qualification, motivation letter, aptitude
  5. Very good English language skills.

Please apply before April 01 2017 to participate in our scholarship program.

Please be aware that you only can apply for a scholarship, if you are a still a student (and not a professional /employee). If you are already full time working, probably there is a way to be funded by your employer to take part in Green.Building.Solutions., as the company might also take advantage from the knowledge you gain in the summer course.

Application procedure

Application is fast and convenient through our online application system. For a successful procedure 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
  4. curriculum vitae
  5. grade transcript of home university 


Application will start again in Winter 2016. The registration period for regular participation ends in June 2017!

We strongly recommend to apply as early as possible. Students with less financial possibilities may apply for a scholaship. Please find more information about costs and scholarships here.

Please be aware that as a student you have to apply before April 2017 to get an official certificate for the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU)!

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.

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