Be part of a diverse group and get the chance to unleash your creativity and solve real-life challenges through a hybrid 5 ECTS course during 3rd of May to 16th of June, 2022. During the course students will be working in teams to solve cases covering the themes of Green Cities Sustainability, Digital transition, Urban resilience & transformation, Health & wellbeing, Culture, Diversity & Inclusion.
UNIC Generations’ Lab consists of a virtual and physical phase. The physical phase takes part in Oulu, Finland on the 9th to 16th of June 2022. The course is an Erasmus+ funded programme and participants will receive an Erasmus grant to cover travel and accommodation.
During the virtual phase students are introduced to the case they will be working on and to their teams. The virtual seminars are based on the design thinking methodology and each seminar introduces one stage of the methodology. Besides the seminar students are expected to have weekly group meetings and do independent work. The structure of the virtual part is the following:
After Seminar 5 the course will continue with the physical phase at the University of Oulu. During the physical part, students will be mostly working on Prototyping their solutions, preparing for the Future Fest Event, and participating in the UNIC CityLabs Festival in Oulu. The structure of the physical part is the following:
Study field (students): Open to students from all study fields
Level of studies (students): Bachelor, Master, PhD
Teaching language: English
Students from the University of Liège and Erasmus University Rotterdam are still eligable to apply. You can apply for the course by the sending a motivation letter introducing yourself to the course teacher Anca Teodosiu at Anca.Teodosiu@oulu.fi. Answer the following questions in your motivation letter:
For more information about the course you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For details about Erasmus grant eligibility, please contact your local UNIC office or international office.
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