This course is only available for students in MSc of Inno Energy Smart Cities.
The course have the same content and outcomes as MJ2685, but also including participation in an additional one week course module of EIT in KULeuven, including a written report.
The concept of a “Smart City” reflects that ICT is increasingly integrated in all areas of urban development and urban living. It is also a reflection of how ICT is being designed with sustainability purposes.
The course will provide knowledge about the concept of Smart Cities and their relation to climate mitigation strategies. These strategies are geared toward the municipalities themselves, as well as urban actors across all city sectors, including companies, property owners, utilities, households, etc.
This course is project-based with a multidisciplinary approach, including environmental, technological, economic and social aspects. The basic aim of the course is to, on a system level, investigate and explore the potentials of the concept of “Smart Cities” in relation to the challenges associated with mitigation strategies for the cities of today and tomorrow.