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Cities and Climate Change

Summer School of Engineering, 5 ECTS

Institution University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Campus Odense
Duration 2 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1160 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 570 EUR
The summer school course aims to bring together multi-disciplinary knowledge and perspectives on climate change adaptation and mitigation in cities, from science and practice. The summer school course aims to expand the students' knowledge of policies, tools, and strategic and action planning for urban resilience, responding to the need for systemic change in tackling climate change.   The summer school course uses systems thinking approach and a process design methodology to build the necessary skills and competencies to respond to a systemic transformation to foster urban climate actions. The students will work in groups using real cities worldwide, including Global South ones, as a case study to develop strategic and action plans for an urban low-carbon and resilient transition. 

Mandatory prerequisites: TBA 

Exchange students from a partner university pay no tuition. 
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For Further Information: 
Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition. About the Educational System in general, visit the section The Danish Higher Education System. 

Summer School 2023

Application date
May 01
Start date
Aug 07



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