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Transformation towards smart resilient cities: from Ambition to action

We are proud to introduce you to our Summer School

Whether you are looking to understand the latest urban development trends, to upgrade your skills in hands-on urban planning and development or to build new business relationships in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural setting, the Summer School Programme and our team will help you to bring your know-how to the next level.

We are a leading Austrian non-universitary Institute focused on integrating the latest research and knowledge in to urban practice.  Our know-how is derived form extensive international experience and involvement in world-wide urban planning and development projects.

Our  interdisciplinary teaching team is dedicated to upgrading  your professional skills and to accompanying  you throughout the  Summer School.

Summer School in 5 modules

Summer School teaching material is broken down into 5 linked pillars and delivered in well differentiated modules, which will answer the following questions:

Why Responsive Cities & Regions are significant?

What is Smart Spatial Planning and how can it benefit you?

What is behind Energy Conscious Cities?

What is the experience of Urban Resilience?

What does Best Practice teach us and what are the possibilities of Smart Decision Making? 

What will you experience?

Dynamic, intense, engaging  and fun programme

Encounter high quality delivery of the key contents

Captivating  and co-creative sessions with your fellow Summer School participants

Site visits and evening events

Co-creation in Urban Lab experiments

Interactions  with local experts and stakeholders

Application of the new methods and instruments in urban planning

What will Summer School do for you?

Instruct, inspire and provide new perspectives on existing challenges that you face

Connect with other professionals and take advantage from networking opportunities

Provide insight in best practice examples, processes, instruments and experiences behind them

Build your awareness and prepare you for the digital-urban era

Make extensive academic know-how accessible in a compact and clear teaching format

Teach you new methods to approach existing challenges

Stimulate, prepare and  empower you to apply the new skills in your daily practice




Summer School in 5 modules