Sustainable Structures (15 ECTS credits)


Climate change, increasing global population and new technologies call for innovative ideas for our built environment. This exchange programme focuses on ‘Sustainable Structures‘.

The programme is open for students in the study fields of: Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering and Construction Engineering.

Headerphoto Future Cities and Sustain/Durable Structures

About the programme

Structures are designed for strength, stiffness, stability and nowadays for sustainability as well. You will study sustainability, meaning much more than just a low environmental impact. One can also put effort into multifunctionality, future adaptability, stakeholders participation and combining societal measures. You will study steel and composite structures, as they can be light-weight, reusable, durable or even bio-based. You will work in a multidisciplinary team on a structural project. 

Combination option

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 Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering or similar and English at B2 level (IELTS 6.0).