First hand ecological knowledge and engineering expertise from six Austrian Universities and Institutes bundled in a three-week program in the capital of energy efficient building: Vienna.

175 Real Hours (7 ECTS) on

- Sustainability in Building & Urban Planning
- Principles of Passiveouseplanning
- Renewable Energies & Business Concepts
- Project Work


The G.B.S. summer program hosted 180 participants from more than 80 nations in the previous courses! The backgrounds from the participants – coming from all around the world for this special training course in sustainable architecture and building science – are among others:

  1. Engineers: building, process, mechanical, energy, civil, electrical, …
  2. Architects, urban planners, constructors  …
  3. Economists, marketers, project developers.

We also invite people with study fields like resource planning, ecology, landscape planning to apply for the summer program. Our focus lies on academics as well as on professionals. If you are a professional who can only participate for a shorter period of time please contact us and ask for special conditions.


The OeAD – Housing Office

The BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences


Students: Euro 2.000
Professionals: Euro 2.490
including all listed program components.

Student Scholarship Program
Euro 490 (including 3 week accommodation)

Students will have the possibility to live in one of Vienna’s newest enegy-efficient dormitories for the whole duration of the Summer School (July 22 – 13, August 2017) plus an additional week before or after the school – all without added cost.

Personal and travel expenses as well as insurance are not cover

From December 2016 to June 2017

Application is fast and convenient through our online application system. For a successful procedure you are required to complete the online application form and to upload the following files:

  1. brief motivational statement of how you want to contribute to a sustainable development (daily routines, projects that you would like to implement, positions you want to hold or held already, etc.) directly to be typed into the application form
  2. photo of yourself (for participants page and student ID card)
  3. scanned version of the picture page of your passport
  4. curriculum vitae
  5. grade transcript of home university

More information:

Link to online application:



Dipl.-Ing. Naomi Morishita, BArchSci 
program management
OeAD-Housing Office
Ebendorferstraße 7, 1010 Wien
phone: +43 1 53408 812