Experimental Project Work

Elisabeth Kopf
Arts and Society, International Programs in Sustainable Developments
2024S, Projektarbeit (PA), 3.0 ECTS, 3.0 semester hours, course number S04072

Description

SOAK Biomimicry—Summer Academy 2024 in Tyrol
Nature’s Learning Lab—Innovation Inspired by Nature

You will engage with nature directly and learn from her genius to address pressing challenges that humanity is facing at this time, such as the climate and biodiversity crises hitting the region of Karwendel in Tyrol, in particular, the local woodlands and forests.
Preparatory Online Sessions: 6, 20, 27 June + 4 July 2024 (evenings, approx. 2h)
Biomimicry Immersion Week: 14 — 20 July 2024
Location: Innsbruck—Seefeld—Hochzirl, Karwendel Region, Tyrol, Austria
Full Program and Application Information: www.nachhaltige-hochschulen.at/SOAK2024
Application Deadline: 30 April 2024

Working Language: English
Information about travel, accomodation and getting arround in Innsbruck: https://www.mci4me.at/de/summer-academy-biomimicry
Information for  Admission / Co-registration (Mitbelegung) for students from other Universities: https://www.dieangewandte.at/admission

How to apply
1. Register for this course by 30 April 2024.
2. Go to the Application Webpage  and follow the instructions.
3. Submit your application by the end of the day of 30 April 2024.

In total, there will be 25 participants selected from various universities to take part in the summer academy. Applicants will be notified whether or not they have been accepted by 6 May 2024. Further instructions for participants will follow.

This course is held in partnerschip with COOP Sustainable Universities (SOAK Initiator), University of Applied Sciences Burgenland (SOAK Lead together with dieAngewandte) and MCI | The Entrepreneurial School® (SOAK 2024 Host).

SOAK 2024 contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
SDG 4—QUALITY EDUCATION
SDG 9—INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
SDG 13— CLIMATE ACTION
SDG 15— LIFE ON LAND
SDG 17—PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

Review 2023:
See what happened during the SOAK Biomimicry 2023 Summer Academy which took place in the Lake Neusiedl Region in Burgenland Austria:
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRIVF9kaLcg
Publication: SOAK Biomimicry 2023 Review

Examination Modalities

To earn the 3 ECTS of this course it is necessary to have ­participated* in and completed

— all the preparatory online work (days 1-4)
— all the independent assignments (days 1-4)
— all the group work during the Biomimicry Immersion Week (days 5-10)

* Participation means:

— full participation in the work of Days 1-10
— full physical (and punctual) attendance during Days 5-10 of the Biomimicry ­Immersion Week

Key Words

Biomimicry, Summer Academy, Nature-inspired Design, Innovation, Sustainability, Innsbruck, Tyrol

Dates

21 March 2024, 18:30–20:00 Distance Learning (details as described) , "General Information / Public Webinar / Zoom-Link: https://dieangewandte-at.zoom.us/j/97720530340?pwd=QXNaVjA5OTBhWFV1Sm5kK2lpbFNMQT09 / Meeting-ID: 977 2053 0340 / Passcode: 435590" (preliminary discussion)
06 June 2024, 18:30–20:30 Distance Learning (details as described) , "Link for participating will be announced in time"
20 June 2024, 18:30–20:30 Distance Learning (details as described) , "Link for participating will be announced in time"
27 June 2024, 18:30–20:30 Distance Learning (details as described) , "Link for participating will be announced in time"
04 July 2024, 18:30–20:30, "Link for participating will be announced in time"
14 July 2024, 18:00–19:00 Biomimicry Immersion Week, Innsbruck, Tyrol (more information will follow) , "Start of the Biomimicry Immersion Week in Innsbruck, Tyrol"
15 July 2024, 09:00–18:00 Biomimicry Immersion Week, Innsbruck, Tyrol (more information will follow)
16 July 2024, 09:00–18:00 Biomimicry Immersion Week, Innsbruck, Tyrol (more information will follow)
17 July 2024, 09:00–18:00 Biomimicry Immersion Week, Innsbruck, Tyrol (more information will follow)
18 July 2024, 09:00–18:00 Biomimicry Immersion Week, Innsbruck, Tyrol (more information will follow)
19 July 2024, 09:00–18:00 Biomimicry Immersion Week, Innsbruck, Tyrol (more information will follow)
20 July 2024, 09:00–18:00 Biomimicry Immersion Week, Innsbruck, Tyrol (more information will follow)

Course Enrolment

From 30 December 2023, 00:00 to 30 June 2024, 23:59
Via online registration

Transformation Studies. Art x Science (Bachelor): Focus! Transformation Areas: Media Transformation 162/040.50

Global Challenges and Sustainable Developments (Master): Free Electives: Free Electives 565/080.80

Co-registration: possible

Attending individual courses: possible