Academic Courses


A Summer University about sustainable architecture, urban planning and ecological building design (7 ECTS).



Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems.
A level-headed discussion of economic and monetary alternatives
(5 ECTS).


++++ Open House Day 2.0 ++++


End of April

The Open House Day will be back


You’re thinking of applying for one of our Summer Programs, but need more info before you make the move? We will be holding our next Open House Day at the End of April, where you will get answers to (almost) all of your questions regarding both GBS and AEMS, whether about the format or content of each Summer University! Click for more info.

++++ Summer Universities back online! ++++



GBS and AEMS go online 2.0


Dedicated to empower the next generation of changemakers, we decided to tackle the climate challenge with new Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems and Green.Building.Solutions. in an online format again this year! Applications are already possible! 

Expert-Talk Series


Circular Economy for buildings




Watch the recording (click here)



Economic Growth vs. Climate Change


Watch the recording (click here)


Upcoming Events



++++ GBS Booklet out now - 02.03.2021 ++++


Fresh from the press

Booklet on GBS project work 2020 out now


At GBS 2020, students worked on the real-life case to turn Viennese historic Otto-Wagner-Areal into a Positive Energy University Campus - a globally unique challenge for the green builders of the future! Read more and find the booklet here.

+++ Final Reports are now online! - 05.11.2020 +++


Looking back

AEMS and GBS - Online summer universities 2020


Adjusting the programmes AEMS and GBS to a brand-new digital format was a challenge this past year. And one that was mastered, as you can now read about in our final reports!

Want to see what happened this year? Read more here.

+++ Online-Summer Universities were a great success! - 13.08.2020 +++


GBS and AEMS 2020

International education in challenging times


This year, we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the „Green.Building.Solutions. (GBS)“ summer university and the 7th instalment of the summer school „Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems (AEMS)“ – both held in a brand-new online-format!


Overall, 64 highly motivated students and professionals from 32 nations and located in 10 time zones participated in these unique summer programs! Click to read more!

+++ Public Opening Event of 20 July, 2020 +++


GBS and AEMS Summer Universities 2020 kicked-off with great success!

Fighting climate change in times of health and economic crisis


2020 has exacerbated how closely our economic, environmental and social systems are connected and how important it is to tackle those challenges as a whole. Therefore, this year's opening event of our interdisciplinary summer university programs focused on the question: "Are we missing out on an opportunity to re-think our economic, environmental and social systems?".


The event is available for re-watching online - Click to read more

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