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The focus of master course SUSCOS_M is to provide attendees the engineering ability and know-how to design and construct structures in a balanced approach between economic, environmental and social aspects, enhancing the sustainability and competitiveness of the steel industry. The course is organized in three modules covering buildings; bridges and energy-related infra-structures from concrete, steel, timber, and composite structures and equipments with a practice oriented approach. A strong emphasis is given to the reduction of carbon footprint, the energy efficiency of buildings considering a life-cycle approach and the integration in the structural systems of renewable energies and innovative technologies.
The degree awarded is a Master Degree, provided as a multiple diploma. The MSc has duration of three semesters and is held on a rotating basis among partners. Coursework is concentrated in two countries and dissertation work is divided between all partners. Students may spend one term in one country and the coursework part of the second term in a second country. The dissertation can be carried out at any of the six partner countries.
The courses are lectured in English by academics from all partner
institutions and invited teachers from associated members. The fifth edition
(2016 - 2018) of the courses will start at the University of Liege in Belgium
(September 2016 - January 2018), it will then continue at the Polytechnics of
Timisoara in Romania (till June 2017). The diploma work during the 3rd semester
will take place anywhere among six partners (Coimbra, Prague, Liege, Luleå,
Timisoara or Naples) from September 2017 till February 2018.
In the QS World University Rankings 2014/15 the Czech Technical University in Prague is at 173th position among Engineering & Technology Universities, University in Naples at 210th and University in Coimbra at 291th place. Among the Faculties in Civil & Structural Engineering the Czech Technical University in Prague is in a group between 51st and 100th position and Universities in Naples and Coimbra in a group between 101st and 150th position. The QS World University Rankings uses performance indicators to rank the world’s top 400 Universities between more than 8 000 Universities registered, see www.topuniversities.com.
Last update: Feb 2016