European Industrial Heritage

Key Facts Summer School

Shaping Sustainability in Industrial Heritage
August 10-25, 2024

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Where, when and who
Participation fees
How to apply


August 10–25, 2024 in Berlin
Costs: 360 €
Certification of participation: 4 ECTS


Berlin, Germany
The workrooms are located on the Wilhelminenhof Campus of HTW Berlin in Oberschöneweide


Obligatory preparation meeting online:
July 6th, 2024, 9–13 CET

On Site in Berlin:
10–25 August 2024


Students from Europe, aged 18-30 years old, with an interest in industrial culture and heritage.

Teaching language

English. We require B2 English language skills.


Certification of participation (4 ECTS)

Participants must apply for recognition at their university on their own behalf.

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Participation fees

360 € including

  • Accomodation
  • Costs for joint self-catering
  • Costs for external lecturers and materials
  • Cultural program (additional activities outside classroom)
  • Room and laboratory use at the HTW Berlin
  • Public transport in Berlin for the duration of the Summer School

Costs to be considered individually

  • Travel expenses
  • Visa costs (depending on nationality)
  • Health and liability insurance
  • Other (living) expenses, e. g. additional food and drinks, phone, leisure activities


The Summer School is a program of the European Route of Industrial Heritage in cooperation with the Berlin Center for Industrial Heritage and the HTW Berlin. The acceptance to the Summer School is linked to an ERIH scholarship, which allows to keep the participation fees low.

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Application phase for 2024 is completed

Confirmation of acceptance

From April 5, 2024 on a rolling basis until all places are allocated.


A maximum of 22 students will be admitted.

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You will stay in shared rooms in the guesthouse of a Berlin canoe club near the HTW Berlin. During the Summer School you will live and work in a community of your own design. Two participants from Berlin will be at your side as team leaders. The house is for the group’s use only and at your responsibility.

Located directly on the river spree, the accomodation has a barbecue area, kitchen, large common room, shared sanitary facilities and free WiFi.

The accommodation is located on the waterfront with barbecue area, kitchen and a large common room. | © Paloma Castonguay Rufino


The participation fee includes a food allowance (breakfast, lunch, dinner). Participants use this allowance to provide for themselves and organize a shopping and kitchen plan together.

Free time

Berlin hosts enormous cultural diversity and has got everything to spend your free time in an exciting way.

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