3rd INEX Green.Building.Solutions.OeAD

Summer University Vienna, 28 July – 18 August 2013

First hand ecological knowledge and engineering expertise from five Austrian Universities and Institutes bundled in a three-week program in the capital of energy efficient building: Vienna. Think sustainable, take care of your future – now.

Click here to apply online now!

Program Dates
28 July to 18 August 2013Application Deadline
Extended Application Deadline: 30 June 2013

Program Fee (more)
Euro 2.000,– (students)                  Euro 2.490,– (professionals)          including all listed program components.

Application (more)
For a successful application please complete the online application form and upload all required documents.

Student Scholarship Program (more)
Euro 490,– (including 3 week accommodation)Courses (more)
175 Real Hours (7 ECTS) on
– Sustainable Urban Development
– Energy Efficient Building Solutions
– Passivhaus

– Aspern Seestadt
– Daylight Dome Krems
– Energy Base, OeAD Passivhaus
– LOPAS, Tattendorf

Excursions & Activities (more)
– District Heating Plant
– Viennese Waltzing night
– Danube River Highlights Tour
– Schönbrunn
– Movie & Discussion nightAccommodation
in OeAD Passivhaus

Information & Contact
– www.summer-university.com
– r.jakits@inex.org

Comfortable living – summer and winter – without energy intense heating or cooling systems? Fresh air without temperature loss? “Passivhaus is the leading standard for energy efficient building solutions. The investment is evened out rapidly by cutting operating cost by 9/10th and makes its inhabitants independent from rising energy prices and fossil fuels. And: its’ profitability and environmental viability turns it into an opportunity for specialized architects.


Austria is the pioneer in Passivhaus-Technology: 3,2 Mio m² of floor space out of 7,0 Mio m² in whole Europe are found here.

Managing the increased need of specialized skills in planning and execution can be handled through substantiated advanced training. This program is your chance to step into this building standard of the future already today and become a first mover in the growing market of energy efficient building.

It offers an introduction and outlook of sustainable architecture as well as sustainable urban development and planning while presenting leading examples. You will find an overview of green building rating systems and learn about ecological building materials and renewable resources in order to understand buildings over their life-cycle. With the integration of renewable energies into building concepts you will grasp the concept of the Passivhaus.



  • Learn from the best: acquire cutting-edge skills from an Austrian consortium of six universities, 38 experts and the Austrian Passivhaus Union (IG Passivhaus) in an interdisciplinary setting
  • Best practice at hand: connect theoretical knowledge and practical expertise right on site
  • Try it yourself: enjoy to live in a Passivhaus
  • Benefit your clients: your skills for healthy, cozy and efficient constructing and living
  • Engage in intercultural learning: get involved in the group dynamics with international colleagues
  • Visit Vienna‘s cultural highlights: the cultural heritage city of Vienna, a city with national parks and vineyards within the city limits, right in the heart of CENTROPE region.

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Green.Buildings.Solutions. aims at creating a holistic learning experience in the field of sustainable development and has recently been awarded by the Austrian Commission for UNESCO for its contribution to the “UN Decade for Education for Sustainable Development“.

Last modified: 23 March 2012. Subject to change without prior notice.

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