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1 ECTS
Accessibility and user experience - ACC.060

The module introduces the very basics of user experience evaluation in the context of human-technology interaction. These are described through concrete evaluation cases, that demonstrate how special characteristics of certain user groups may affect, and need to be taken into account in, the evaluation design.

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1 ECTS
Accessible AI - ACC.210

The thematic module briefly introduces the student to artificial intelligence (AI) and some of the ways in which AI is used to empower people with disabilities. Lectures focus on three cases; 1) communication and connection, 2) employment and 3) daily life. AI can empower people with disabilities, but there are also concerns about the diversity, inclusiveness, and accessibility of AI, which are also briefly addressed.

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1 ECTS
Accessible Documents

During this module, the student will modify their own document (thesis, publication, course work…) to make it more accessible. The module teaches how to make documents accessible and what kind of methods are available. The module introduces for example how to make accessible tables, images, footnotes, and charts.

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1 ECTS
Accessible Media

This module introduces you to accessible media. Media accessibility is concerned with how media content and services can be accessed by people who are not able to access them in their original form. The module includes basic information about media accessibility and a movie clip that follows the principles of accessible filmmaking.

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1 ECTS
Accessible Social Media

This module introduces you to accessible social media. The module focuses on basic information about social media accessibility, accessibility of emojis and tips how to make your own social media account more accessible.

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1 ECTS
Audio description of art - ACC.150

The thematic module familiarizes the student with the audiodesciption (AD) of artistic products and venues of different kinds: art galleries, museums and theatre plays. The module introduces the production processes and the basic principles and guidelines for this type of AD and familiarizes the student with authentic examples of AD in museums around the world.

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1 ECTS
Being a sustainable entrepreneur - NN00FK98-3002

This course provides an introductory look into sustainable entrepreneurship and its key concepts. You will learn what it means to be(come) a sustainable entrepreneur using theoretical models, case-studies and reflection exercises.

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1 ECTS
Defining and discussing accessibility in society - ACC.030

The thematic module introduces the student to the definition of accessibility and discussion in society, but also to the role of disability legislation.

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1 ECTS
Easy language

The thematic module covers the basic principles and methods of writing easy language or translating standard texts into texts in easy language. It provides examples of different types of easy texts, such as informative texts, news, and literature.

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1 ECTS
Easy spoken interaction - ACC.100

The thematic module covers the basic principles of easy spoken interaction. It provides examples from authentic conversations involving speakers who benefit from easy spoken interaction.

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1 ECTS
Entertainment and accessibility

The module will introduce the requirements and considerations for accessible entertainment, including going to a theater or museum, and watching a movie. As a part of this module, students will watch an accessible movie on YouTube and share their experiences in a learning diary reflecting on the many considerations and elements required to make a movie accessible to a large audience, including subtitling, audio descriptions, lighting etc.

Open for application
7 ECTS
Ethics of Artificial Intelligence - 721G28

"The course deals with ethical questions that rise from the development of more and more
sophisticated autonomous systems, questions of what requirements that should hold for
the technology and why included, which sort of agents artificial systems are, if these can
be considered moral agents and if they can be ascribed moral responsibility as well as
where the main responsibility for artificial intelligence (AI) ought to be placed and why."

Sustainable Cities and Communities
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1 ECTS
Finnish Start Online - KIE-10126

Target level of the course is A1.2, developing elementary proficiency (CEFR application by Finnish National Agency for Education). Course consists of self-study modules in Moodle.

Open for application
1 ECTS
Games, gamification, serious games and accessibility

The thematic module focuses on visual accessibility in games and VR experiences. It briefly introduces basics of visual accessibility, and some of the needs of individuals with different visual needs.

Open for application
1 ECTS
Haptics and gestures (gesture-based interfaces)

Technology overall, provides a safe, controlled, predictable environment for individuals with developmental disabilities, and using gestures and haptic interaction allows input mechanisms that do not rely on traditional keyboards and mouse interfaces. In this module, several different applications of gestures-based and haptic interaction will be presented and the limitation and benefits of each will be discussed.

Open for application
2 ECTS
How to face disabled person?

During course students have possibilites to reflect on and learn current phenomenon on disability participations. Course offers different interpretations how society can be seen disabilities in different models. One current topic is like how covid19 has been effected disability persons`s everyday lives in the context of physical and digital environments.

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5 ECTS
Introduction to Entrepreneurship - NN00FA93-3004

Introduction to Entrepreneurship covers the basic principles of entrepreneurship, its concepts and specific skills. You will learn about the entrepreneurial phenomena, the required skills, the challenges it creates and and the many different ways there is to be an entrepreneur.

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Irish 101

Get an introduction to Ireland’s culture by learning the basics of the Irish language.

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Language Cafe

The idea is very simple: a group of language learners meet once a week in a virtual meeting room to talk about different topics in an informal athmosphere and thus improve their language skills. In addition to language acquisition, the focus is on getting to know people from different cultural backgrounds and developing intercultural understanding. For participation a language level of at least A2 is required.

Open for application
4 ECTS
Language studies - Catalan online (A1 - C1)

The UAB Language Service organizes courses in Catalan language to develop foreign students’ linguistic and intercultural skills with the aim of helping them to integrate into the Catalan social and academic context. Courses in online mode using Parla.cat, 135 hours per level. Students have 2 hours’ online support from a teacher of the UAB Language Service, including the correction of 2 activities. Levels based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Open for application
6 ECTS
Language studies - Spanish (Levels A1 - B2 )

The UAB Language Service offers online courses in Spanish language organized in different levels to develop students’ linguistic and intercultural skills.

Open for application
1 ECTS
Linguistic accessibility and machine translation

The module introduces the ways MT is being used today, specifically when it is used for 'gisting', or achieving an understanding of a text that is in a language a person does not speak themselves. The module will then focus on the various proposals and projects focused on using MT to promote linguistic accessibility.

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1 ECTS
Measuring the impact of your actions - NN00FL00-3002

This course provides an introduction into the realm of impact measurement. You will learn how to measure the emissions of your own daily actions and set new targets. Additionally, you will learn how to complete a basic impact assessment for a business or start-up.

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1 ECTS
Picture communication

The thematic module introduces the student to aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) techniques such as the use of pictures or symbols. Lectures focus on strategies (such as PECS, first-then boards) and the use of different systems (such as ARASAAC, Mulberry or Sclera) in different situations. Technologies, culture, and the environment are also briefly discussed.

Open for application
1 ECTS
Rehabilitation and assistive augmentation - ACC.140

In this module, we will look at different technologies for physical and motor rehabilitation, including exergames, virtual reality, gestures, robots, etc. Examples from research and current medical practices will be described, along with their benefits and limitations. Further, trends in assistive augmentation, e.g. technologies that enable us to enhance physical, sensorial, and cognitive capabilities, will be discussed.

Open for application
1 ECTS
Social haptic communication

The course gives an overview of social-haptic communication as a communication approach for people with sensory loss (visual impaired, hearing impaired, dual sensory impaired), other client groups (dementia, learning difficulties etc.) with friends, family and professionals.

Open for application
1 ECTS
Speech and audio to text - ACC.170

The course covers the basic principles and methods of translating speech and audio to text. Both human-led methods and automatic technologies are introduced, including audio captioning, print interpreting, speech recognition, re-speaking.

Open for application
1 ECTS
Spoken interfaces

The thematic module covers the main principles of speech-based human-technology interaction, focusing on spoken interfaces which facilitate accessibility. Agent design for spoken interfaces. This includes both speech output (e.g., spoken prompts for people with visual disabilities) and speech input (e.g., speech control for physically disabled personnel). The students will also be introduced to different Voice Assistants and how they are being used in facilitating accessibility in the real-world

Open for application
1 ECTS
Trends in accessibility research - ACC.220

From designing for disability, to designing for abilities and for augmenting human capabilities, this thematic module takes a broader look at the trends in research on accessibility with a focus on ideas, designs, prototypes, and products for the 21st century. The module will introduce ongoing research on Cyborgs, artificial limbs and augmentations, brain-computer interactions, AI, etc., through published research in HCI and accessibility, and other venues.

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1 ECTS
Visuals to text - ACC.70

The course covers the basic principles and methods of translating visual information into text. Both human-led methods and automatic technologies are introduced, including audio/video description, automatic image/video captioning and alternative texts.

Open for application
1 ECTS
Web accessibility I (technical) - ACC.180

The thematic modules Web accessibility I and II introduces guidelines and other standards related to web accessibility, such as Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). The first module explains the web accessibility principles (POUR), but focuses on technical specifications, primarily explaining the WAI-ARIA, the Accessible Rich Internet Applications suite of web standard.

Open for application
1 ECTS
Web accessibility II (content) - ACC.190

The thematic modules Web accessibility I and II introduces guidelines and other standards related to web accessibility, such as Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). The second module explains the web accessibility principles (POUR), but focuses on the content to make it readable and understandable, including requirements that address cognitive accessibility.

Coming soon
6 ECTS
Advanced Fuels

-Teaching of process engineering fundamentals for the production of alternative fuels, including biofuels, hydrogen, PTL
-Sustainability aspects of alternative fuels - identification, analysis and evaluation
-Overview of climate policy instruments - focus on regulatory mechanisms in transport
-Defossilisation of road traffic - possibilities, perspectives and limitations of technologies
-Economic consideration and CO2 avoidance costs of alternative fuels

Coming soon
2 ECTS
Challenge Action Plan

This course simulates real challenges in order to teach students two different methodologies (problem-oriented and solution-oriented) to deliver meaningful solutions to challenge providers.

Coming soon
6 ECTS
Formulas And Vehicles - Introduction to Mobile Underwater Robotics

"In this class we explore the field of mobile robotics on the example of underwater robots and their application on environmental monitoring e.g. pollution monitoring in harbors.
During the class we will get in touch the whole robotics pipeline starting from sensing over perception to planning and control and actuation.
An important focus will lie on gaining hands-on robotics experience during the assignments and the group project using a real underwater robots in experiments and simulations.

Coming soon
2 ECTS
Innovation Ecosystems

The course relies on the latest research about ecosystems in strategy and practice. To do so, it looks into how ecosystems are built and how they operate. The course merges theoretical and managerial knowledge on this very topic in order to stimulate active debates and let students engage in class discussions.

Coming soon
2 ECTS
International Entrepreneurship – From idea to business idea - SOI-051

"In our everyday life we are exposed to stimuli which very often we are not able to identify. On the other hand we are often puzzled by ideas, but not sure if those ideas can generate a business out of it. This module is the matching link between opportunity recognition and focused idea generation.

Coming soon
10 ECTS
Knowledge-Based Entrepreneurship-MØA415

The course focuses on knowledge-intensive and socially responsible entrepreneurship.
Students are expected to gain knowledge on how to start a business - generate and evaluate ideas, assess industry systems and potential markets, identify value proposition as well as potential risks and create a valid business model for the new business.

Decent Work and Economic Growth
Coming soon
6 ECTS
Mathematical Image Processing

The course introduces participants to the mathematical framework of image processing and the mathematical techniques to tackle problems of mathematical imaging, including contrast enhancement, denoising, edge detection, sharpening, inpainting, segmentation and registration.The course consists of a weekly lecture and an exercise session with weekly assignments to be completed in groups.

Coming soon
1 ECTS
Organizing for novelty, creativity and innovation - SOI-044

The course will drive students through the distinction between novelty, creativity and innovation by defining the key characteristics pointed out in the literature.

Coming soon
15 ECTS
Sustainable Development in the Global Context - 4Z006

This course focuses on the question of how the international and global flows of resources, trade, materials and goods have developed, particularly during the post-war period, as well as on how the political and ideological debates on these issues have developed during this period. Additionally, different theories concerning these changes are analysed.

Coming soon
3 ECTS
Variational Data Assimilation & Model Learning- I5MMAD11

Inverse modelling; fusing datasets with physical models; calibrating PDE models; Learning model terms from large datasets

In progress
8 ECTS
InGenious - Cross Disciplinary Project - 799G52

During the course, the students work in teams that are expected to independently develop a cross disciplinary project that meets a challenge posed by an external client. The work is interdisciplinary and the framework of the challenges leaves room for interpretation, this requires that the students are inquisitive and show initiative.

In progress
7 ECTS
Planning for a Sustainable Information Society - 709A05

The course discusses how digitalisation and information and communication technology (ICT) impact opportunities for urban and regional development and create new conditions for strategic urban and regional planning. Digital infrastructures, access to and analysis of large amounts of data, digital service platforms and new opportunities for communication and visualisation have the potential to radically change sectors that are relevant for urban and regional planning such as transport, energy, in

In progress
7 ECTS
Recent Trends in Strategic Urban and Regional Planning – Urbanisation and globalisation - 709A04

The course addresses large-scale trends of urbanisation and globalisation from a sustainable urban and regional planning perspective. Theoretical and empirical approaches are applied to analyse the historical background, driving forces and environmental consequences of these processes. The course studies how globalisation and urbanisation change the economic and social conditions for different actors in cities, regions, rural areas, companies, and organisations

In progress
7 ECTS
Research Methods in Strategic Urban and Regional Planning - 709A07

The course introduces research methods and design of research projects relevant to strategic urban and regional planning. The course discusses central qualitative and quantitative methods used in the field and how these methods are designed, developed, presented and implemented in research and practice. In the course, scientific texts and the scientific discourse are studied and problematised by reviewing scientific publications and research reports in strategic urban and regional planning.

In progress
5 ECTS
Safety management - MSSEMA11

Safety Management System to control risks including ISO 31000, 9001, 14001, 45001

In progress
7 ECTS
Strategic Planning - Regions and EU - 709A06

The course addresses regional development planning, with a focus on EU memeber states. The course discusses how EU's regional development policy and programmes are implemented through regional strategic planning. There is a specific focus on how regional development planning manages challenges such as climate change, urbanisation, digitalisation and social equality. The course includes elements that provide insight into ongoing regional planning efforts and development projects.

In progress
10 ECTS
Strategies for Innovation Management- MØA416

Through this course, students will develop a critical perspective of the firm strategies for the management of the innovation process. Through investigation of the innovation processes in the real private or public organization during the course, students will acquire the skills to assist in managing the firm innovation process in a responsible way. Students enrolled to this course have the opportunity to work closely with InGenious cases, alternatively to cases found in their own network.

In progress
10 ECTS
The geopolitics of energy transition - MEE200

The course explores the relationship between the energy transition and international energy politics and governance. In particular, the course explores the geopolitics of renewables, that is the impact of wind, solar, and bioenergy use on inter-state relations and the set of institutions and organisations that structure international transactions and politics in the field of energy.

Affordable and Clean Energy
Closed for application
3 ECTS
ApPT-UA - Learn Portuguese with UA (Level A1.2)

The course Portuguese as a Foreign Language (European Portuguese) – proficiency level A1.2 (Initiation), according to the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR) –, reflects the daily lives of the Portuguese and focuses, in particular, on the reality of the Aveiro region. It is divided into 5 autonomous didactic segments, but which are related to each other, traversing a narrative where the paths of 2 Portuguese families intersect.

Closed for application
1 ECTS
Basics of Management

Basics of Management is an introduction to the fundamental principles and practices of modern management. The module provides a set of integrated frameworks highlighting why firms exist, and how these business organizations are structured and function. The module also aims at providing a practice-based introduction to understanding of business strategy and the relationship between business strategy and goals.

Closed for application
6 ECTS
Climate Change Mitigation Technologies

The goal of the module is to develop skills in analyzing the causes of climate change and apply technological and organizational measures to reduce, manage and adapt to climate change.

Closed for application
1 ECTS
Creating Digital Objects

"What does it mean to digitalize an object or space? How does it work and what are the steps for digitalization? In this workshop we will observe from the creation of the data to the editing of the points cloud and the incorporation of the metadata. We will later export the file to 3d printing or virtual reality.

Closed for application
7 ECTS
Critical Perspectives on Sustainable Development - 746A80

The course is an introduction to sustainable development as a political idea and an analytical concept, and develops an understanding of the role of science and technology by relating it to environmental issues and social change.
Drawing on past and present developments in nature/society the course exemplifies how any chosen event or situation is dependent on the interplay between natural and social processes.

Closed for application
5 ECTS
Designing Experiments for Smart and Sustainable Cities

This course bridges theory to practice within the context of the Sustainable City that aspires to be sustainable. Sustainability requires transformation, which in turn, requires experimentation. We will learn about urban experiments and how they may disrupt and transform unsustainable urban systems.

Closed for application
6 ECTS
Development and Management of Sustainability Projects

The goal of the module is to develop the behavioural skills, emotional intelligence, ethical stance and project understanding necessary to lead and contribute to sustainable project processes, practices and outcomes. The core unit provides the framework and impetus for a sustainable and intelligent approach to the introduction of innovation, the delivery of change and the strategic management of organisations through portfolios and programs.

Closed for application
1 ECTS
Dutch is fun!

Dutch is fun! This course focuses on simple Dutch words and phrases, everyday language, that you can immediately put into practice as greetings, common signs, useful phrases for shopping, travel, ordering and more.

You will also learn something about the Dutch culture.

Closed for application
2 ECTS
Elements of AI - ETE318

The course gives an introduction to AI. What is AI? AI in problem solving. Real world AI. Machine learning. Neural networks. Implications.

Closed for application
3 ECTS
Energy Innovation across the Globe

Starting with an introduction to the past and present of energy innovation as a driving force of international affairs, the course provides an understanding of energy innovation across the globe. By studying the topic of energy innovation against the backdrop of these various cases, the course aims at providing an understanding of the current state of the global energy transition.

Closed for application
1 ECTS
Entertainment and accessibility - ACC.160

The module will introduce the requirements and considerations for accessible entertainment, including going to a theater or museum, and watching a movie. As a part of this module, students will watch an accessible movie on YouTube and share their experiences in a learning diary reflecting on the many considerations and elements required to make a movie accessible to a large audience, including subtitling, audio descriptions, lighting etc.

Closed for application
7 ECTS
Environmental and Resource Use Challenges-746A61

The course provides a basic understanding of environmental changes and challenges induced by energy consumption, industrial processes as well as water and land use. It will also illustrate how knowledge of such changes is formed through advanced modelling and construction of scenarios. The course will provide an elaborated understanding of the driving forces behind, and potential solutions to, environmental changes.

Closed for application
2 ECTS
Ethical decision making towards business and community sustainability

The course will introduce ethics and how to make an ethical decision to contribute on improving the community sustainability. What is an ethical decision? Will be pay the efforts? Why is important to identify and solve ethical dilemmas? How to create a sustainable community?

Closed for application
1 ECTS
Games, gamification, serious games and accessibility - ACC.120

The thematic module focuses on visual accessibility in games and VR experiences. It briefly introduces basics of visual accessibility, and some of the needs of individuals with different visual needs. Next, the lecture provides two main discussion points; 1. how most games are visually inaccessible, and how some mainstream games are accidentally accessible to large extent, and, 2. how games, and especially VR, experiences can be very valuable and allow access to life experiences that visually im

Closed for application
1 ECTS
Gender as a cross-cutting tool for understanding, diagnosing, and solving challenges

Six digital recordings in Spanish and English will be made available online for students interested in understanding, diagnosing, and solving challenges within any field of knowledge considering gender as an epistemological apparatus, as an MO. Main concepts and main methods will be displayed.

Closed for application
3 ECTS
Global Warming, Renewables, and Decarbonization

This module will cover bioethanol, biodiesel, fuels from cellulosic biomass, blue and green hydrogen including CO2 capture and storage technologies, wind and solar power, the Carbon Cycle, Direct Carbon Capture From Air, and reducing atmospheric carbon dioxide by sequestering biomass carbon.

Closed for application
2 ECTS
Green Cities- I4CCGE21 and I4CCLA111A

This course aims to improve the German language skills for advanced learners (B1 and plus). In international teams, the students will work on a topic chosen by the group in the filed of "green cities". They will have to learn vocabulary in German as LSP (language for specific purposes). The course is divided in 3 phases with specific deliverables for each phase. We will also welcome French learning students as well as English speaking students interested by the topic.

Sustainable Cities and Communities
Closed for application
1 ECTS
Haptics and gestures (gesture-based interfaces) - ACC.130

Technology overall, provides a safe, controlled, predictable environment for individuals with developmental disabilities, and using gestures and haptic interaction allows input mechanisms that do not rely on traditional keyboards and mouse interfaces. In this module, several different applications of gestures-based and haptic interaction will be presented and the limitation and benefits of each will be discussed. Example applications will be a combination of those that are commercially available

Closed for application
1 ECTS
How to be a better speaker: Golden rules for presenting your work with style

This course will provide participants with a structured framework and the right set of skills that will enable each to deliver successful presentations that meet the objectives and bring results.

Closed for application
1 ECTS
Initiation to the finite element method

The objective of the course is to initiate students to basic aspects and applications of the finite element method to analyze structures.

Closed for application
1 ECTS
Inkscape for Beginners

Inkscape is a free and open-source vector graphics editor. It is mostly used in graphic design for the creation of posters, illustrations, logos, typographies... In this workshop you will learn by doing small exercises in which you will create your own models for laser and vinyl cutting.

Closed for application
6 ECTS
Innovative Production Technologies

The goal of the module is to provide thorough understanding of state-of-the-art technologies and adapt proper manufacturing process in the high technology enterprise.

Closed for application
7 ECTS
Intensive Beginner’s Course in Swedish for Exchange Students, level A1-799G47

This three-week intensive course is intended for exchange students who wish to gain an introduction to the Swedish language. The aim of the course is to give a short introduction to Swedish everyday life and the Swedish language, its grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.

Closed for application
2 ECTS
Interaction Design for User eXperience

This micro-module should inspire you to develop your interaction design as a people-centric co-design process. The basics of user experience design and evaluation will be addressed from its basic definitions and core concepts to practical examples with some hands-on exercises - UX of a Music Player APP.

Closed for application
7 ECTS
Intercultural Communication in an English-speaking World - 701G23

This course is suited for anyone interested in improving their professional communication with people from other cultures as well as other countries where English is the language of communication. There are two course modules. The first module – Perspectives on International Communication, 2.5hp – focuses on intercultural communication in general, and takes as its point of departure some central theories, notions and practices from anthropology and sociology.

Closed for application
2 ECTS
Intercultural Competences: Guiding practical insights through Citizen Science (ICCS)

Do you want to connect to people in an international setting? Do you want to start your future career prepared for the strongly interconnected world? Join our brand-new course on Intercultural Competences and learn intercultural teamwork in a multi-disciplinary, practical micro-module!

Closed for application
6 ECTS
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Having graduated the course a student: i) will know theoretical backgrounds of computerized knowledge representation, implement logical inference, control and classification tasks and search of solutions; ii) will be able to apply acquired knowledge to solve real world tasks.

Closed for application
3 ECTS
Introduction to the Italian language - for absolute beginners

A 2 weeks intensive course meant for students who have never studied Italian (or just a little) and want to get familiar with it. Placement test not required.

Closed for application
6 ECTS
Lithuanian for Foreigners (level A1)

The module is designed to develop communicative competence in the Lithuanian language: Lithuanian alphabet, knowledge of pronunciation peculiarities, parts of speech and their grammatical categories and their application in communicative situations. Students are taught to comprehend both written and listened text. Students acquire knowledge on how to express location, time, belongings, addressee. Both communicative purposefulness and social competence are developed.

Closed for application
3 ECTS
Machine Learning

Machine Learning (ML) is a subfield of artificial intelligence that is concerned with the design, analysis, implementation, and applications of programs that learn from examples or experience. Learning from data is commercially and scientifically important. ML consists of methods and respective software that extract automatically interesting knowledge (patterns, models, relationships) in large databases of sometimes chaotic and redundant information.

Closed for application
6 ECTS
Models of Open Innovation and Citizen Science

Students receive both theoretical training in the fundamentals of open innovation and citizen science, and also participate with a specific role in living labs in the territory.

Closed for application
6 ECTS
Multidisciplinary industrial project - I4GMPJ81t

Eco-design of an industrial system

Closed for application
Norwegian Language Course

Learn some basics of Norwegian language while studying in Stavanger. The course is offered, classroom only, to international and visiting exchange students. The course is taught 4 hours a week for 12 weeks.

Closed for application
3 ECTS
Optimization and Network Design

Models and algorithms used to solve (combinatorial) optimization problems that appear in network (telecommunications, transport, etc) design problems.
Basic concepts: flows, cuts, paths, etc.
Discussion of formulations.
Solution techniques: relaxations, cutting planes, and heuristics.
Network design with a high level of service: availability, reliability, survivability.

Closed for application
1 ECTS
Picture communication - ACC.040

The thematic module introduces the student to aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) techniques such as the use of pictures or symbols. Lectures focus on strategies (such as PECS, first-then boards) and the use of different systems (such as ARASAAC, Mulberry or Sclera) in different situations. Technologies, culture and the environment are also briefly discussed.

Closed for application
7 ECTS
Planning and Public Administration - 709A02

The course introduces the management and political organisation of urban and regional planning from a European perspective.

Closed for application
6 ECTS
Portuguese as a Foreign Language – Beginners – A1 - 46033

The Portuguese Language online course is aimed at beginners who intend to develop linguistic and intercultural skills at an initial level, in speaking and writing.

Students start learning from scratch and will reach level A1, according to the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). The course consists of 4 hours per week of online contact with the teacher, plus self-study activities via e-learning platform.

Closed for application
6 ECTS
Risk and Security Governance

The goal of the module is to aquire knowledge about risk notion in social theory, to understand interdiciplinary approaches in social analysis of risk, to undestand the threats and possiblities of technological development; to get aquainted with inadequaces of risk distribution in various social groups, to be able to characterize the problems of risk regulation and governance assuring sustainable development and solving human security problems.

Closed for application
1 ECTS
Smart and sustainable mobility

"The leaning outcomes of the micro-module ""Smart and sustainable mobility"" will be :
• To understand the current situation of the transport sector from an energy and environmental point of view;
• To understand the main impacts related to mobility;
• To identify sustainable mobility measures;
• To select the main technologies (both in terms of digitalization and alternative propulsion modes) that can be implemented to improve mobility from an energy and environmental point of view.

Closed for application
1 ECTS
Social haptic communication - ACC.80

The course gives an overview of social-haptic communication as a communication approach for people with sensory loss (visual impaired, hearing impaired, dual sensory impaired), other client groups (dementia, learning difficulties etc.) with friends, family and professionals.

Closed for application
2 ECTS
Society and Sustainable Development

"This micro model aims at exploring, at first, the relationships between Society and Environment at several levels (e.g. society-environment interactions; mutual influences; social values regarding the environment) and secondly, the different social representations and practices towards sustainability. This will help to understand why some societies and social groups are more willing than others to adopt more sustainable practices and to legitimize and endorse sustainability policies.

Closed for application
1 ECTS
Speech to text (subtitling) - ACC.110

The course covers the basic principles and methods of translating speech to text. Both human-led methods and automatic technologies are introduced, including subtitling/captioning, print interpreting, speech recognition, re-speaking.

Closed for application
1 ECTS
Spoken interfaces - ACC.050

The thematic module covers the main principles of speech-based human-technology interaction, focusing on spoken interfaces which facilitate accessibility. Agent design for spoken interfaces. This includes both speech output (e.g., spoken prompts for people with visual disabilities) and speech input (e.g., speech control for physically disabled personnel). The students will also be introduced to different Voice Assistants and how they are being used in facilitating accessibility in the real-world

Closed for application
7 ECTS
Strategic Planning of Urban Climate Transitions - 709A03

The course introduces theories and methods for converting to fossil-free and climaterobust cities and regions, as well as how climate transitions are expressed in strategic planning.Theories about transitions, adaptability, mainstreaming and collaboration are highlighted. During the course, three parts of strategic planning and management are discussed: needs analysis, objectives and principles for urban climate governance, as well as measures and solutions.

Closed for application
15 ECTS
Strategic Urban and Regional Planning - 709A01

The course's starting point is to introduce urban and regional planning as a theoretical topic and how it relates to planning practices.

Closed for application
1 ECTS
Sustainable business modelling - NN00FK99-3002

This course explores strategies to achieve sustainability within a start-up or business model. Using theoretical models, case-studies and reflection exercises, you will be guided through different parts of the organizational model and learn how to incorporate sustainable-thinking across each part.

Closed for application
3 ECTS
Sustainable development - 8FG074

The course is based on the UN's 17 sustainability goals and the course participants carry out in-depth work within one of the goals and broaden their knowledge in other sustainability goals by becoming familiar with the work of other groups.
Interprofessional communication skills are trained and each course participant's special skills should be integrated into the studies. The course includes project work with links to locally relevant social problems connected to Agenda 2030.

Zero Hunger, Quality Education, Life On Land, Life Below Water, Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Climate Action, Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions, Reducing Inequality, Good Health and Well-being, Clean Water and Sanitation, Responsible Consumption and Production, No Poverty, Gender Equality, Partnerships for the Goals, Affordable and Clean Energy, Decent Work and Economic Growth
Closed for application
5 ECTS
Sustainable Logistics and Global Distribution - TLO-25468

The course introduces the key aspects of managing sustainable logistics and multimodal distribution internationally and the methods to assess and reduce the environmental impacts of logistics. The course aims to recognise future challenges and opportunities in sustainable logistics and global distribution.

Closed for application
6 ECTS
Sustainable Logistics Project

The purpose is to gain insights into traffic, logistics and telecommunication systems by the means of project work. The project covers problem definition, choice of methodology and analysis.

Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Climate Action
Closed for application
6 ECTS
Sustainable Transport Development

The goal of the module is to acquire knowledge about evolution of all transport modes, peculiarities of development of the transport means, predicting and systemic models. The specific aims are: appraise to present circumstances of their development, dependance on economical and technical progress, to assess peculiarities of creation of transport system based on use of effective resources, common systematic models.

Closed for application
6 ECTS
Sustainable Urbanism

The goal of the module is to provide the knowledge, which will help to use the principals of sustainable urbanism in territorial planning and urban design for students.

Closed for application
7 ECTS
Swedish for Foreign Students - 714G37

This course is intended for exchange students with no previous knowledge of Swedish and has the same content as the course above. The aim of the course is to give students a basic knowledge of Swedish with an emphasis on oral skills. The course includes pronunciation exercises, oral training, basic Swedish grammar and short, writing exercises.

Closed for application
2 ECTS
The Finite Element Method

This course is dedicated to students having a basic background in Continuum mechanics and/or strength of materials.

Closed for application
6 ECTS
Traffic Safety Management - TNK091

The course is divided into two parts of which the first covers factors of importance to road safety as well as their effects on traffic safety. The second part will be an analysis of the traffic safety situation on a regional or national level.

Sustainable Cities and Communities
Closed for application
5 ECTS
Transport Transformation - TLO-25057

The course aims to recognise the most important issues which affect the future transport system and their implications.

Closed for application
1 ECTS
Understanding Megatrends

Megatrends refer to a coordinated series of changes that have been going on for many years and promise to last for a long time ahead. The course presents some basic aspects of Futures Studies and analyses three different megatrends using data from demography, geopolitics, and urban planning.

Closed for application
2 ECTS
Urban Environment

This micro-module addresses environmental problems and challenges in the urban context (water, air, noise, nature and biodiversity, energy, food and waste) and their contextualization in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Sustainable Cities and Communities
Closed for application
6 ECTS
Urban Open Innovation

"Students receive theoretical training in the fundamentals of open innovation and citizen science, and will also have the chance to visit open innovation initiatives and living labs in the territory. They interact with actors of Circular Economy, Social Innovation, Living Labs and SME´s and bring their experiences to a lab of synthesis.

Closed for application
6 ECTS
Urban Sociology

The goal of the module is to introduce with the evolution of urban sociology, its theories and with social phenomena in the contemporary town.

Finished
6 ECTS
Advanced Production Technologies

Advanced Production Technologies (APT) are all the innovative forms of transforming raw materials or components in new products, whatever applying conventional processes or making use of the most recent and cutting-edge science breakthroughs. In this scope, the main objective of the Advanced Production Technologies course is to promote an entrepreneur mindset in the use of these technologies. At the end of the course the students are expected to have acquired advanced knowledge in the context of

Finished
3 ECTS
ApPT-UA - Learn Portuguese with UA (Level A1.1)

The course Portuguese as a Foreign Language (European Portuguese) – proficiency level A1.1 (Initiation), according to the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR) –, reflects the daily lives of the Portuguese and focuses, in particular, on the reality of the Aveiro region. It is divided into 5 autonomous didactic segments, but which are related to each other, traversing a narrative where the paths of 2 Portuguese families intersect.

Finished
6 ECTS
Bioenergy - 140491

The course focuses on Bio-Energy and in particular on the exploitation of biomass and biomass waste for energy recovery.

Finished
6 ECTS
Business Strategy in the Digital Economy -121424

The course is designed to help students gain the ability to understand and interpret the rationale of strategic decisions. It also provides students with the knowledge of patterns in strategy formation for start-ups with a specific focus on those in the digital economy.

Finished
6 ECTS
Circular economy for materials processing - 145572

CEMP is a project-based introductory course to the circular economy. The goals and the learning outcomes of the course are to provide overview knowledge on circular economy for materials processing through lecturing (first part of the course) and in-depth knowledge and skills by the project work (second part of the course).

Finished
5 ECTS
Climate Change, Adaption, and the City - PGLCISK17102

The programme builds on a combination of professional, problem-based and interdisciplinary approaches and is organized on the basis of the following work and evaluation forms combining skills and professional reflection, where students cquire knowledge, skills and competences in the field of climate change and adptation.

Sustainable Cities and Communities, Climate Action
Finished
6 ECTS
Component Based Software System Design– T120M156

Extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of software component and services design methods, as well as development principles is obtained. The knowledge about methods for choosing the right software component design methods for solving given exercises is obtained. The knowledge of software component design for interoperability, scalability and security is obtained. The knowledge to design, develop and software components and services is acquired.

Finished
6 ECTS
Computational Intelligence and Decision Making– P170M109

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to computational intelligence through the machine learning and intelligent decision making systems. The course covers the basics: Linear Discriminants analysis, Support Vector Machines, Learning with Trees, Ensemble Learning, Probabilistic Modelling, Unsupervised and Semi-Supervised Learning, Online learning strategies, Optimization and Search, Evolutionary learning, Markov chain Monte Carlo method and others. The course will also draw from numer

Finished
1 ECTS
Design Thinking - From idea to reality.

The workshop "From idea to reality" is a training guide that seeks to help people in the process of analysis, concretion, and materialization of ideas to transform them into real projects. We will use the Design Thinking methodology, a methodology characterized by its level of playfulness, organization, creativity, and success in levels of knowledge transfer.

Finished
3 ECTS
Dutch A1 - Dutch for beginners

Method used: Nederlands in gang

Dutch grammar and conventions
Basic vocabulary
Speaking about every day situations
Each lesson includes a variety of practical and interactive learning activities, covering all skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking

Finished
6 ECTS
Environmental Biotechnology– T490M110

Knowledge on environmental biotechnology and it’s application in wastewater treatment, solid waste treatment, contaminated soil treatment, air pollution reduction and sustainable resource management is acquired. The students will be able to analyse and evaluate alternative biotechnology application opportunities, to employ methods of technological equipment selection, to perform general engineering calculations.
The module covers the knowledge on biotechnological processes and their utilization

Finished
6 ECTS
Functional safety - MSSEFS11

Identifying hazards due to system functions. Assigning safety integrity levels. Designing safety integrated systems. Raising confidence by providing proof. Associated industrial standards in Automotive, Avionics, Prcess, Railways, etc.

Finished
5 ECTS
Geocomputation and spatial analytics - PGLLANK17208

The programme builds on a combination of professional, problem-based and interdisciplinary approaches and is organized on the basis of the following work and evaluation forms combining skills and professional reflection, where students acquire knowledge, skills and competences on geocomputation and spacial analytics. Type of instruction combines lectures and exercises.

Finished
3 ECTS
Italian intensive courses - A1a

We organize courses in Italian Language and Culture to develop foreign students’ linguistic and intercultural skills with the aim of helping them to integrate into the Italian social and academic context. Italian intensive courses consist of 6 lessons per week, from Monday to Saturday, each one lasting three full hours, for around 2 weeks (each course is 50 academic hours). Courses are taught on-line entirely (with the teacher in streaming, and part of the lesson with online materials and exerci

Finished
3 ECTS
Italian intensive courses - A1b

We organize courses in Italian Language and Culture to develop foreign students’ linguistic and intercultural skills with the aim of helping them to integrate into the Italian social and academic context. Italian intensive courses consist of 6 lessons per week, from Monday to Saturday, each one lasting three full hours, for around 2 weeks (each course is 50 academic hours). Courses are taught on-line entirely (with the teacher in streaming, and part of the lesson with online materials and exerci

Finished
3 ECTS
Italian intensive courses - A2a

We organize courses in Italian Language and Culture to develop foreign students’ linguistic and intercultural skills with the aim of helping them to integrate into the Italian social and academic context. Italian intensive courses consist of 6 lessons per week, from Monday to Saturday, each one lasting three full hours, for around 2 weeks (each course is 50 academic hours). Courses are taught on-line entirely (with the teacher in streaming, and part of the lesson with online materials and exerci

Finished
3 ECTS
Italian intensive courses - A2b

We organize courses in Italian Language and Culture to develop foreign students’ linguistic and intercultural skills with the aim of helping them to integrate into the Italian social and academic context. Italian intensive courses consist of 6 lessons per week, from Monday to Saturday, each one lasting three full hours, for around 2 weeks (each course is 50 academic hours). Courses are taught on-line entirely (with the teacher in streaming, and part of the lesson with online materials and exerci

Finished
2 ECTS
Language studies - Catalan (Basic 1; Basic 2; Basic 3 )

The UAB Language Service organizes courses in Catalan language to develop foreign students’ linguistic and intercultural skills with the aim of helping them to integrate into the Catalan social and academic context. Catalan courses consist of 4 hours of class per week. We offer Catalan Courses for foreign students who wish to start learning this language from scratch; each of the three courses within the basic level (up to A2 CEFRL) consists of 16 contact hours. For the 2nd term of this academic

Finished
4 ECTS
Language studies - Spanish (Levels A1 - B2 )

The UAB Language Service offers classroom-based courses in Spanish language organized in different levels to develop students’ linguistic and intercultural skills. Spanish courses consist of 4 hours of class per week, with a total of 60h. We offer Spanish courses for foreign students who wish to start learning this language and also who need to study it at higher levels. Each of the courses consists of 60 contact hours and finish with an exam (4 skills) which allows to certify a CEFRL level. For

Finished
6 ECTS
Natural Resources Economics

Objectives: To introduce key concepts of the economy of exploitation and conservation of natural resources, such as property rights, scarcity incomes, public goods and renewable and non-renewable resources; to promote a simultaneously comprehensive and in-depth approach to the different types of natural resources, as forests, fisheries, energy, mineral resources, etc; to analyze the possibility of multiple uses for different natural resources and their trade-off with alternative uses.

Finished
6 ECTS
Productivity Management – S189M015

The knowledge on systemic view of productivity management in connection with manufacturing technologies and organization processes is acquired. Students get acquainted with methodology of productivity measurement, analysis and planning. Students are able to apply modern productivity improvement methods and techniques. After completion of the course, students gain knowledge necessary for research and empirical works in productivity management field.

Finished
6 ECTS
Renewable Energy and Meteorology - 145605

The course is divided into three main parts. The first part covers the fundamental meteorological concepts, and in particular those mainly affecting the availability of renewable resources. The second and the third parts of the course deal more specifically on the methodologies and on the tools for the assessment of solar and wind energy resources.

Finished
6 ECTS
Renewable Energy Conversion

The course comprises the analysis of the fundamental processes, and research developments, related to the conversion of renewable energy sources, including solar, wind, ocean thermal energy, and bioenergy. Then, some of the technologies applying the processes for renewable energy sources conversion are analyzed, and the impacts and opportunities of the proposed solutions addressed.

Finished
3 ECTS
Structural safety - MSSESS11

The module deals with main methods for assessing structural safety with a focus on probabilistic approaches.

Finished
6 ECTS
Sustainability Management and Law– T270M135

The module covers the principles of sustainability management, environmental legal system of European Union, management and control of environment protection. The students will be able to select and apply problem based methods in environment protection. Application of life cycle assessment method is determined. The students get practical skills of environmental impact assessment. Is able to understand European Union legal system of the main environmental components. The students will be able to

Finished
5 ECTS
Sustainable urban planning - PGLBEMK17102

The programme builds on a combination of professional, problem-based and interdisciplinary approaches and is organized on the basis of the following work and evaluation forms combining skills and professional reflection, where students cquire knowledge, skills and competences in the field of urban sustainable planning.

Finished
6 ECTS
Traffic and Road Safety

Traffic and Road Safety curricular unit is particularly focused on the study of aspects related to mobility, accessibility, transportation, and road safety. The quality of life is in a certain way related to ease of access to necessary goods and services, and the guarantee of access to different spots is usually a major concern of policymakers. It is, therefore, necessary to ensure that the movement of people and goods is effected in the best possible conditions.

Finished
6 ECTS
Urban Metabolism

From a conceptual point of view, urban metabolism establishes a comparison between the functioning of cities and the functioning of ecosystems and, ultimately, living organisms. Urban metabolism is the study of material and energy flows arising from urban socioeconomic activities and regional and global biogeochemical processes. The characterization of these flows and the relationships between anthropogenic urban activities and natural processes and cycles helpd to understand urban production an

Finished
6 ECTS
Urban Sociology – S240M101

Assimilating knowledge about the sociological development in urban planning, the urban sociology theory, the sociological research methods and the exceptional urban environment characteristics, urban lifestyle features, the cultural differences and life in the city and its impact on urban populations: individuals, families, communities. Analysis of urban structure and urban two-way communication, social and human environment formation criteria, urbanization and the impact of globalization on the