Digital Sustainability Transformation of, by and for the TUM
This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.
POL67001 is a semester module in English language at Master’s level which is offered in winter semester.
This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.
- Catalogue of soft-skill courses
|Total workload||Contact hours||Credits (ECTS)|
|90 h||30 h||3 CP|
Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions
This course consists of a virtual lecture series that examines the question of digitainable transformations across four issue areas: 1) common good AI in smart cities, 2) intelligent sustainable mobility, 3) circular economy & smart waste management, and 4) green finance. We will devote three session to each thematic area, and explore it from various angles including participatory workshops, roundtables with experts from academia, stakeholders and/or political actors. Each session will be organized in cooperation with stakeholders from Munich and beyond in order to discuss the mutual opportunities and challenges of sustainability and digitization at various levels. While the focus will be on projects in Munich and Bavaria, topics will also be addressed at a national, supranational and global level.
- to understand and to critically discuss key aspects linked to sustainable and digital transformations;
- to analyze how they can actively shape big transformations in their immidiate vicinity.
Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature
Courses and Schedule
|SE||2||(POL67000) Digital Sustainability Transformation of, by and for the TUM||Siewert, M. Wurster, S.||
Thu, 16:45–18:15, virtuell
Learning and Teaching Methods
Filho, W. L. & P. Pace 2016. Teaching Education for Sustainable Development at University Level. Cham: Springer International.
Filho, W. L. et al. (eds.). 2019. Universities as Living Labs for Sustainable Development. Cham: Springer International.
Heinrichs, H. et al. (eds.). 2016. Sustainability Science. An Introduction. Cham: Springer International.
Description of exams and course work
There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.