New course for international students
On March the 23rd, 2009 the new course «Future Building Solutions» by the Department for Building and Environment of Danube University Krems, Austria, starts.
Based on over 10 years’ experience and knowledge of the industry, the Department for Building and Environment meets the needs of an increasing number of interested people from all over the world with this course.
The course with the teaching language English is directed to employees of companies that offer their planning activities on the international market, but also to interested people from foreign-language countries who like to enlarge their competences on climate-engineering and solar architecture.
Content and organization of the course
«Future Building Solutions» is to impart broad knowledge in the field of sustainable and ecological planning of buildings. The topics of the modules range from «Building Physics» to «Sustainable Urbanism». At the moment there are two deepening subjects: «Climate Engineering» and «Solar Architecture».
The course completes with the academic degree Master of Science (MSc) and is divided into nine one-week modules within four semesters. Students can choose to write the terminal master thesis either in English or German.
Based on the main idea «Developing, planning, managing and protecting sustainable buildings» the Department for Building and Environment offers - apart from the course «Future Building Solutions» - the following courses:
«Facility Management», «Fire Safety Management», «Security & Safety Management», «Real Estate» as well as «Renovation & Revitalization» and the seminar series «Light Design».
The department is part of Danube University Krems which is specialised in postgraduate academic studies. Krems is located – 80 km from Vienna - in one of Europe’s most beautiful cultural landscapes, the Wachau region, which has been named a world cultural heritage site by the UNESCO.
Please, find further information regarding the courses of the Department for Building and Environment here: www.donau-uni.ac.at/dbu.