This short version of the course EQ2220, is strongly recommended for students following only one year of the master program (DD, Erasmus, etc.) and students currently studying their second year of the master.
The aim of the course is to discuss and reflect on key issues of the role of engineers in the society; the role of technology in achieving economically, socially and ecologically sustainable development; and the scientific, social and ethical aspects of research and development.
The course is spread over the full year, that is, four periods. Each period covers a different topic. The main topics of the course are: study skills, the role of technology and the role of engineers in the society, social and ethical aspects, our responsibility for how technology is used, the international labor market, culture and communication.