|Study location||Germany, Berlin|
|Nominal duration||3 weeks|
|Tuition fee||€660 per programme
The program price consists of the course/tuition fee (student or working professional, see details below) plus the registration fee (€60).
Student course/tuition fee: €660
This course/tuition fee covers the online course, course materials and a digital cultural program.
|Registration fee||€60 one-time
The registration fee is in addition to the course/tuition fee and covers the processing of your application. It is payable upon registration. Please note that the registration fee is non-refundable.
At least one year of university experience or equivalent work experience
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / German.
Please upload one of the following documents:
All applicants are required to upload a document or certificate to demonstrate their proficiency in English language. If you are a non-native English speaker, you must prove you have a score equivalent to the level B2 or above in the European system (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, or CEFR), or provide evidence that you’ve undertaken an equivalent degree/studies in English.
More details: www.tu-berlin.de/menue/summer_university/requirements/
If you are a native English speaker, please select this during registration. You will then be exempt from having to upload proof of English level.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Please upload your insurance waiver in English (all pages).
Everyone talks about Design Thinking. But what is it actually?
Through Design Thinking, you can discover new ideas and solve problems. It is a powerful holistic process, focusing on people and their needs and experiences. It helps you develop better products and services, and more importantly a new mindset full of potentials in openness, experimentation, and curiosity. Design Thinking is iterative and flexible, emphasizing collaboration between innovators and users. Design Thinking enables you to empathize with people, identify their needs, and to systematically ideate, prototype, and test new ideas.
This course, open to all disciplines, offers an intensive hands-on opportunity to learn and try out yourself the fundamentals of Design Thinking. It addresses today’s challenges to developing products and services surrounding sustainability. Through a series of practical and cumulative exercises, you will learn and develop the essential skills behind Design Thinking and create a compelling pilot project applying its methods and techniques.
Reading week: August 15th – 19th, 2022. Flexible, 10 hours preparatory work to be done on-demand.
Online course: August 22nd – September 2nd, 2022. Estimated session times are Mondays through Fridays from 9 am to 2 pm CET for live lectures and group sessions.
Please note that exact session times will be confirmed once registrations have closed (sessions will be scheduled according to the time zones of the registered course participants).
Should you have any questions regarding the course timetable, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note this is a full-time, intensive course and participants will be expected to attend lectures and/or complete independent study Monday through Friday. Additional study may also be required on weekends