Sustainable Constructions under Natural Hazards and Catastrophic Events
European Erasmus Mundus Master Course - 520121-1-2011-1-CZ-ERA MUNDUS-EMMC
The focus of master course SUSCOS_M is to provide attendees the engineering ability and know-how to design and construct structures in a balanced approach between economic, environmental and social aspects, enhancing the sustainability and competitiveness of the steel industry. The course is organized in three modules covering buildings; bridges and energy-related infra-structures from concrete, steel, timber, and composite structures and equipment with a practice oriented approach. A strong emphasis is given to the reduction of carbon footprint, the energy efficiency of buildings considering a life-cycle approach and the integration in the structural systems of renewable energies and innovative technologies.
The degree awarded is a Master Degree, provided as a multiple diploma. The MSc has duration of three semesters and is held on a rotating basis among partners. Coursework is concentrated in two countries and dissertation work is divided between all partners. Students may spend one term in one country and the coursework part of the second term in a second country. The dissertation can be carried out at any of the six partner countries.
The courses are lectured in English by academics from all partner institutions and invited teachers from associated members. The third edition (2014 - 2016) of the courses will start at The University of Luleå, Sweden, September 2014 to January 2015, and continue, to The University of Naples, Italy June 2015, 3rd semester thesis anywhere among six partners (Coimbra, Prague, Liege, Luleå, Timisoara or Naples), September 2015 to February 2016.