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Smart Cities

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MODULE TYPE: SDG 11 – Sustainable cities and communities


In this summer course, Smart Cities is being studied through a variety of perspectives: the perspective of research, economy, government, ethics, marketing, communication, design, and philosophy. The central theme in this year’s Smart Cities course is Smart City Life. The big question is: How do citizens perceive their life in the "smart city"? In the University of Twente high tech meets human touch and there we like to put the focus on the course. This course is offered as a part of CuriousU summer school at the University of Twente.


Learn all about many aspects of Smart Cities, ranging from governing a smart city to maintaining the infrastructure in a smart city

Apply your knowledge from both technical and governance aspects to smart city development in group exercises

Work in multidisciplinary teams

Learn how you can contribute to smart city developments in your own environment

Module level: Basic

Degree level:  Bachelor / Master

Language: English

Study mode: On Campus

SDG11 Theme:  Sustainable cities and communities


Semester: Summer

Starting date: 14 August 2022

Finishing date: 23 August 2022

Enrolment period: From 4 July 2022 to 11 August 2022 

Participation Form: Please fill in this form to apply for the course.

Additional Information: There is limited seating for this course, therefore a selection process will be followed based on motivation.

Mobility: The course also includes physical mobility and presence at the University of Twente. The learners who will secure a place in this course will not pay a tuition fee; they however need to reach out to their local ECIU officer to ask for the possibility of financial support for travelling.


University of Twente

Participation info

The admission is currently possible for learners from ECIU partner universities. Please fill the above form.