Summer school and Spring Campus 2018 in Riga


Riga Technical University (RTU) announce their international summer school "Sustainable Construction – From Traditions To Innovations" and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) Spring Campus 2018. The summer school will be held from August 19 till August 30 August, 2018 in the capital of Latvia – Riga.

National Library of Latvia - Photo: Brochure Riga University

The summer school "Sustainable Construction" is organized by the Faculty of Civil Engineering and International Relations Department of RTU in cooperation with the Department of Civil Engineering (DICIV) and the Department of Information and Electric Engineering and Applied Mathemathics (DIEM) of the University of Salerno (UNISA), and enterprise "Knauf".

Within the summer school students will attend lectures of scientists in the fields of civil engineering, architecture and physics. Seminars will cover topics like preparation of scientific publications and practical implementation of sustainable construction principles. Students will visit several enterprises and construction projects, for example, National Library of Latvia, ongoing projects in RTU Campus and industrial enterprises like "Knauf" and Latvian Wood Construction Cluster.

In addition, interdisciplinary teams will be formed to work with projects. Informal discussions will be held about the modern issues of formation in the field of sustainable construction, civil engineering and physics. The summer school is aimed to provide new generation of participants with the ability to develop interdisciplinary thinking.

The participation fee is EUR 700. Based on the evaluation of the application documents, participant with the most outstanding results will receive a discount for covering participation fee. Please note the deadline for submitting the application is May 18, 2018.

The application form can be downloaded For more detailed information please visit their website

Further, CERN Spring Campus 2018, which will take place at RTU from 23 – 26 April, is now accepting applications.

The 2018 CERN Spring Campus is the fifth edition of a series of schools dedicated to Information Technology and Computing. Over 4 intensive days, this event will bring together experts from around CERN, to meet with future engineers and scientists in a program of scientific and technological dissemination and cultural exchange. Target audience is primarily final year BSc students and MSc students in the field of Computer Science or related, who want to know more about the latest technologies and industry trends in IT. We also have some spots reserved for recent graduates.