Hochschule Karlsruhe Hochschule Karlsruhe - University of Applied Sciences
Hochschule Karlsruhe Hochschule Karlsruhe - University of Applied Sciences

Summer School i3s

3rd International Summer School on Sustainability - i3s

Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences is proud to announce the 3rd edition of the International Sustainability Summer School – i3s. The event will take place in Karlsruhe, Germany

from September 9 to 13, 2024.

Come to the sunniest region of Germany and learn many interesting things about sustainability, including the topics:

  • Sustainable societies
  • Life cycle assessments
  • Biodiversity
  • Global warming
  • Sustainable refrigeration, air conditioning and heating
  • Renewable energy
  • Water management
  • Sustainable society and mobility
  • Electric vehicles
  • Lithium extraction from geothermal water
  • Hydrogen
  • Energy storage
  • Team building
  • EU project SophiA
  • EU project PrAEctiCe

At i3s we foster a culture of cooperation and open communication. Diverse perspectives and backgrounds are required for sustainable solutions. That’s why we encourage students of all different countries and subjects to join i3s. We will encourage our team of 40 international students to engage in healthy debates and discussions. HKA will provide a safe space for individuals to voice their ideas and opinions. 

Together we make this world a better place.

3 credit points (ECTS) are awarded for participation in the Summer School.


Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics

Institute of Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning and Environmental Engineering

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Michael Kauffeld

Tel.: +49 (0)721 925-1843
Fax: +49 (0)721 925-2000

Building M, Room 006
Moltkestraße 30
76133 Karlsruhe

With generous financial support from:

Obrist Engineering
"Verbund der Stifter" foundation at HKA
Valerius Füner Foundation

When and where

September 9 to 13, 2024

University of Applied Sciences – HKA
Moltkestraße 30
76133 Karlsruhe

HKA campuses


Program for the Summer School

Here you will find the program for the International Summer School on Sustainablity 

learn more

How much

It is only 100 Euro for the entire week. Registration fee includes lectures, excursions, accommodation, food and beverages. Transport to/from Karlsruhe is your own responsibility. Ask your university for support.


Please sign up for participation.

*** Important information: All 40 spots are currently booked. You are, however, welcome to register for our waiting list. In that case please wait with transfering the participation fee (100.- EUR) until you have received a concrete confirmation ***

Sign up for our waiting list 

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