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Summer School: Sustainable Housing from a European Perspective– CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

24 June - 5 July 2019
Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology,
Delft, The Netherlands

Housing is of key importance for societies. It drives the economy and is a key issue for sustainable urban and regional development in growing as well as declining areas. This course focuses on sustainable housing development and deals with environmental as well as economic and social sustainability. How do housing markets work and how do governments intervene? How can the affordability, quality and energy efficiency of the housing stock be improved?

The course will give insight into the European perspective on the development of sustainable housing stock by presenting European and national goals, policies, regulations, assessment tools, process innovations and management approaches.

We invite Bachelor students, Master students and Ph.D. students in their final year with background knowledge and research interests on sustainable housing and the built environment. There are limited places available.

The summer program is designed to suit for the expectations of the participants for attending two weeks program. The full attendance of the programme is the prerequisite for receiving the certificate of participation.
The summer school aims to attract international participants in the field of sustainable housing and built environment. Summer school 2016&2017 has successfully attracted worldwide participants. A quick geographical overview of participants’ profile: Hong Kong, China, Brazil, Mexico, Italy, United Kingdom, Germany, South Africa, Nigeria, Australia, Spain, Greece, Turkey, India, The United Arab Emirates, Slovenia, Antigua and Barbuda.

Your application should include a convincing motivation letter, a short CV (2 pages maximum) and a summary of research interests (1-page maximum).
Please submit your application by 31 May 2019 to Martine de Jong-Lansbergen (secretary congress office.
After approval of your application please register within 10 working days to guarantee your place at the Summer School (you will receive info where to register).

There are limited places available. An early application is highly recommended. Considering the high demand and potential oversubscription, the evaluation will be based on the quality of the application considering first come first served, meaning the programme will close once it becomes full.