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Welcome to the ECIU University Challenge platform!
The ECIU University is the first European university where learners, teachers and researchers cooperate with society and businesses to solve real-life challenges. Together, we create, test and evaluate a whole new educational pedagogy.
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Real-life challenges are worth solving because of economic or societal leverage, they also provide a stimulating environment for in depth learning, experimenting with problem-solving skills and innovative competences to develop practical solutions.
ECIU University provides the opportunity for challenge-based learning in a multidisciplinary international setting, imagine the possibilities!
Choose a project that intrigues you
Solar energy plays a key role in the transition towards a fully sustainable energy society. One of the options is to develop fields with solar panels.
Data streams are increasing tremendously. This is also valid in Care. Think of data from the regular ICT systems (financial, use of care, personal care files, analysis of care results), but also location and sensor data of employees and patients, external websites and numerous open data sources.
During festivals and events, visitors enjoy drinking beverages. Most of the time, plastic cups are used. These one-way cups are hygienic, lightweight and safe. But it also causes a huge amount of plastic waste.
Using today's waste to prevent global waste forever: that is our mission.
Railway station and their surroundings transform in more than ‘just’ the physical place you to a train. They are growing into multimodal, innovative hubs where mobility, meetings, work and life are facilitated.
How can we design, produce, market and maintain future proof housing buildings?
The solar panels are mounted on frames. These frames are made of Zinc coated steel. Our assumption is that this is not the best solution in terms of ecology, sustainability and businesswise. But we are not sure.
The competition for talent is rapidly intensifying. Cities and regions are taking active steps to enhance their attractiveness to talent and skilled professionals. However, locating and attracting the right talent is just half of the work, cities also need strategies for retaining talent.
Universities excel at teaching hard skills. Engineers, Business Majors or Anthropology students alike may feel like they have mastered all the necessary tools upon graduation and are ready to take the next step. However, getting a positive start to the work life and excelling at the workplace demands much more than just ample knowledge of the core subject of every student.
Develop & learn
Where traditional approaches are based on first learn and then apply, ECIU University offers starts from the challenge and helps you to understand the needs, to analyse what knowledge the team is missing to come to a solution and supports the team to acquire the nescessary know-how and competences to come to their solution and a pathway to implement.
It’s normal to have questions.
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