Future Cities (15 ECTS credits)


Climate change, increasing global population and new technologies call for innovative ideas for our built environment. This exchange programme focusses on ‘Future Cities’.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we cancelled all exchange programmes for autumn 2020. We hope to see you in autumn 2021!

This programme is suitable for students with a field of study in several kinds of engineering programmes.

About the programme

How to design houses that generate more value, in energy and materials, than it costs to build it? Cyclical thinking leads to a fundamentally different approach to housing and constructing, in which a building is seen as an active element in a circular system of materials, energy and space. You will work on a design for ‘circular housing’. Your client is housing corporation Delta Wonen. Your task is to create concepts and ideas for circular housing. Be aware that your ideas may be implemented in actual plans!

Combination options

This programme can easily be combined with the 15 ECTS programme ‘Future Cities’. This will result in a nice programme of 30 ECTS credits in total, with a focus on sustainable engineering

Guest speakers

Guest speakers from the industry of smart mobility, alternative
energy, waste flows, water management, smart cities, etcetera will
share their knowledge and experience to support you in your project
work. You will visit and investigate interesting projects on field trips
in the Netherlands and abroad. 

Entry requirements

Two years of Bachelor's studies in Architecture/Architectural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Spatial Planning & Traffic Engineering or similar. English at B2 level (IELTS 6.0).