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Sustainable Mobility

Summer School “Sustainable Mobility in Metropolitan Regions: Best Practices”

In cooperation with the Columbia University in New York, the University of Duisburg-Essen organizes the virtual transnational Summer School from August 23rd to August 28th, 2021.

DAAD Summer School 2021

Sustainable Mobility in Metropolitan Regions: Best Practices

August 23 to August 28, 2021



Do you already have plans for this summer?

Are you a student in your graduate studies (preferably in advanced study semesters or with a potential thesis topic), doctoral candidate or a post-doc?

Then you should not miss this opportunity!

The Centre for Logistics and Traffic (ZLV) at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany will organize a virtual transnational summer school together with the Center for Sustainable Urban Development of the Columbia University (CU) in New York from August 23 to August 28, 2021. The summer school is sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service („Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst“).

With reference to the key topic “Sustainable Mobility in Metropolitan Regions: Best Practices“, you will develop innovative and sustainable mobility and logistics solutions for metropolitan regions. International Experts from industry, science and public will provide you with perspectives, approaches and case studies from different research and application fields as basics.

The program of the summer school is split up into four working fields which cover the following topics:

  • global supply chains and transport systems: sustainable governance in innovative transportation systems,
  • urban mobility and logistics: best and worst practices to transform urban mobility systems - lessons learned,
  • business model innovations in transport and mobility: cross-sector experiences, multi-stakeholder cooperation in innovating the sector,
  • technical solutions to transform the transportation and mobility sector towards more sustainable solutions: technology acceptance by industry and users.


The language of the event is English, and the participation is free of charge. However, there is a participant limit. The application deadline is July 25, 2021!

Detailed information regarding the program and the registration you will find at https://www.uni-due.de/zlv/index_en.php and https://ecol-summerschool.net/ .


  Das Angebot ist extracurricular. Die Studierende erhalten ein Zertifikat. 

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