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Design and build drones for environmental monitoring and sustainable precision farming

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
This course will teach you the basics of computer vision-based drones, often used in environmental monitoring and sustainable precision farming applications. You will work in teams of 3-4 students on theory and laboratory exercises focusing on value sensitive design, drone hardware and software, computer vision algorithms and drone operations. 

The exercise results will lead to a mini project where you will design, construct and operate a multirotor drone and camera payload. The teaching and laboratory exercises as well as the indoor and outdoor flight tests will take place at the nearby Danish national drone test center, UAS Denmark, at Hans Christian Andersen Airport. Transport from SDU to the test center will be provided. 

Mandatory prerequisites: 
Experience in at least one of the following programming languages: C, C++, Python. Experience in Linux, e.g., Ubuntu.

Admission/Tuition:NOTE: Exchange students from a partner university pay no tuition. Guest students pay tuition fees. Please read more:

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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