Leveraging Innovative Technologies for Ageing Well, Certificate | University of Geneva | Genève, Switzerland
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Leveraging Innovative Technologies for Ageing Well

5 days
100 CHF/full
100 CHF/full
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The Leveraging Innovative Technologies for Ageing Well summer school at the University of Geneva will address important questions at the heart of current technology and ageing population.


Key facts

Several of the questions addressed in this Leveraging Innovative Technologies for Ageing Well summer school at the University of Geneva will emphasize the concept of prevention, which typically consists of methods or activities that seek to reduce or deter health issues, protect the current state of well-being, or promote desired HRQoL outcomes or behaviours.

What you will learn:

  • Participants will be able to learn about different types of assistive technologies, their application areas, the design considerations related to such technologies, and the ethical components to be considered while designing and implementing such systems.
  • The course will include lectures, case studies, mock debates, group work, and more. It will also emphasize the importance of interdisciplinarity, collaboration, and end-user participation when designing new objects, products, services, or experiences for the ageing population through a project-based approach and a human-centred design process.

Programme Structure


The main objectives of the Summer School are for attendees to:

  • acquire a strong theoretical basis on QoL and HRQoL on the ageing population nowadays, in order to better understand the ways to improve them through assistive technology.
  • acquire a strong understanding of the constraints but also the opportunities related to active and passive data sensing on the ageing population.
  • become familiar with and gain insights into the functioning and implications of designing, implementing, and evaluating assistive technologies (sensing and actuating devices and services) for an ageing population.
  • understand ethical considerations to be addressed while working with assistive technology for an ageing population and the importance of data governance.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 5 days

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Target audience: advanced graduates, Ph.D. students, post-doc students, junior researchers, practitioners, care professionals, providers (e.g., start-up owners), and social scientists working in the domain of the ageing population, QoL, and HRQoL.
  • We seek to cultivate a transdisciplinary approach. The course is, therefore, open to a broad range of disciplines and stakeholders (i.e., social sciences, health/life/medical sciences, computer science/engineering, and law) with interest in digital technologies and ageing.
  • CV: academic and/or professional resume
  • Motivation letter (maximum of 500 words): explain briefly your motivations to take part in the course of your choice
  • University certificate of registration (external students only): only students providing such a certificate are eligible for the external students fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    100 CHF/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 100 CHF for the full programme during 5 days.
  • National

    100 CHF/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 100 CHF for the full programme during 5 days.
  • Free for AGE-INT members.

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /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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