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Seminars, Workshops, and Seasonal Schools
03/07/2023 to 07/07/2023


General information about UPM International Summer Schools

The UPM International Summer Schools are multilingual study abroad programmes. They address some of the latest trends in engineering and architecture, combined with a taste of Spanish language and culture in one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities.

The UPM International Summer Schools reach out to a worldwide audience by combining courses taught in English (Anglotech) and Spanish (Hispanotech). 

Students of the UPM International Summer School will:

Get acquainted with the latest technological trends, visit laboratories and benefit from the insight of industry experts

Gain access to advanced knowledge on architecture and engineering, and visit notable buildings and sites

Experience learning in a multicultural classroom with peers from different parts of the world

Get a feeling for Spanish language, an appreciation of Spanish culture and enjoy the Spanish way of life

The UPM International Summer Schools offer face to face courses on one of the UPM’s campuses. They also offers an interesting cultural and social programme, including day trips to world heritage sites like Toledo, Segovia, and guided walks around Madrid and visits to the Prado and Reina Sofía Museums.

Registration deadline:

Until 30 April 2023.

Subtopic 1:

Clean Energy

The shift to Clean Energy technologies is urgent in order to limit climate change.Renewable energy sources (solar, wind, biomass,…) will be the core of our energy system, and a number of technological challenges should be addressed to ease the transition.

Contact Hours10Dates 3-7 JulyDirectorDavid Fuertes

Subtopic 2:

Optimization of Clean Energy Production Systems in Microsoft Excel

Introduction to mathematical formulation and optimization techniques to find the best solution for decision-making problems using Microsoft Excel. The proposed problems are based on the operation of clean energy production systems. This hands-on course with a lot of student participation focuses on real-world clean energy production system case studies.

Contact Hours10Dates 5-7 JulyDirectorManuel J. Chazarra Jover

Reduced participation fees, travel and subsistence support

With regard to the registration fee, UPM offers students from EELISA universities (BME, ENPC, ITU, PSL, SNS, SSSA, FAU, UPB, UPM) a discount which consists in the payment of 50% of the registration fee. A discount and support for travel and accomodoation cannot be granted twice to the same EELISA applicant for UPM international summer schools 2023. UPM decides on the final assignment of spots and fees. Travel and accommodation might be supported by your EELISA institution, please contact your local EELISA project coordinator.

InstitutionContact person(s) and positionEmail addressBMESára Tóvölgyi /
Kata Kapusy / Sándor
ksandor@math.bme.huENPCMarie Christine Bertmarie-christine.bert@enpc.frFAUEike Trosteelisa@fau.deITÜEmrah Rogercamille.roger@psl.euPSL-ChimieAntoine Mercierantoine.mercier@chimieparistech.psl.euPSL-MinesAlma Catala Lunaalma.catala@minesparis.psl.euSNSDarya Krasilnikoveelisa@sns.itSSSARossella Rasorossella.raso@santannapisa.itUPBMariana Munteanumariana.munteanu@upb.roUPMMaría Luisa Martínez

SDG info

Relevant SDGs

SDG12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
SDG7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

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EELISA Community for Energy Transition and International Exchange (EELISA’s 1st Student Community)|Society Transition towards Digitalization and Energy Decarbonization




Activity provider / partner

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

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