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ICT & Transportation in Smart Cities, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 14 days
    Duration
University rank #147 (QS) Berlin, Germany
This 2-week program will bring a general overview about sustainable and smart transportation in the future smart cities in terms of i) industry trends, business models, technical and urban design aspects. Based on different European case studies especially in Germany, this program will allow participants to get innovative methods so to deal with Smart cities current and future solutions.
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Overview

Cities around the world face rapid changes in their transportation systems with the advances in ICTs. Recent trends include on-demand and shared mobility-modes and automation in public and private transportation systems; these new solutions impact transport industry, infrastructures management as well as political agenda. Focusing on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), new “Smart Mobility” system and real-time network management have been developed as potential solutions to mitigate congestion issues and improve network efficiency.

This course offers theoretical and practical learning materials for transportation modelling and simulation techniques, with a focus on Smart Mobility and ITS solutions and real-world applications. It also reviews the most well-known traffic simulation models, demand forecasting methods, business, social and political issues and related analytical techniques.

The course includes some case studies with the related excursions in German urban transport companies and startups to give student an insight into the concept of the smart mobilities and how their business models could grow.  These excursions provide practical insight into the actual best practices and challenges for smart urban transportation systems in European cities such as Berlin.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 14 days
  • Credits
    3 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Students will gain the knowledge and analytical skills in the fields of:

·         Transport trends and futures (Megatrends)

·         new social behaviors and innovative agendas, including sustainability goals

·         Intelligence Transport systems (ITS) and Smart mobility modes

·         Modeling and simulation approaches for future mobility

·         Forecasting demand models in smart cities

Lecturers

Prof. Dr. Massimo Moraglio

He is a senior researcher at the Technische Universität Berlin, working on technology and its wide effects on economic, social and cultural fields.

Dipl.-Ing. MBA. Hamid Mostofi

He is the researcher and Ph.D. candidate at faculty 1 of TU Berlin.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The general prerequisites of the TU Berlin Summer University are the following: at least one year of university experience + English level B2 or equivalent.

Fundamentals of mathematics and statistics in Bachelor programs.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    950 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 14 days.
  • National

    950 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 14 days.
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Course fee: covers both tuition and learning materials, excursions/field trips, cultural program, public transportation ticket for Berlin, and library access.

Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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