Sustainabuildity: A concrete course

6 july - 14 july 2021

Going on a course with BEST Ghent guarantees an unforgettable experience.

About our course

You will be staying in the vibrant city of Ghent, surrounded by other enthusiastic students that are internationally minded. Ghent University is a top 100 university. You can celebrate with us, this summer. There will be inspiring classes, unforgettable moments full of happiness and joy, new friendships and the most epic social activities. Get ready for the ultimate BEST experience!

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Learn more about sustainable construction and mechanics through interactive lectures, workshops and company visits in cooperation with Ghent University.


Discover Ghent and the Ghentian culture under guidance of true Ghentian students.


Participate in lots of social activities, such as canoeing or hitchiking during the weekend, a themed party every night and many more ...


Make friends from all over Europe during one of the most intense weeks of your life.


Enrich your CV with international experience in order to distinct yourself from other students and attract companies.


You will pay max €60 for the entire course, including meals, lodging and other social activities.

How to apply?

Applications are open until sunday 20 may 23:59 CEST, for every student studying in Belgium or a neigbourging country, i.e. The Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourgh. Confirmation happens before sunday 23 may, after which a guarantee of €50 will be asked.

We ask all participants to write a motivation letter (max one A4 page), and answer all the questions in the form below.

Covid 19 measures.

Although we will do everything within our power to organise this summer course, at this point we cannot guarantee that the course can take place. We will keep every participant up to date on the latest developments. You can cancel up to 4 weeks in advance for free. If we cancel the course, everyone gets back their deposit. Make sure to check the regulations of your government on mandatory quarantine aftward/ other measures and avoid surprises!

Who organises this amazing course?

Main Organiser

David Devoogdt

Main Organiser
+32 477 63 69 08

Academic responsible

Suzanne Kelem

Academic responsible

Food responsible

Lisa Damman

Food responsible

Social responsible

Louise Van De Ghinste

Social responsible

Academic responsible

Preliminary Schedule

This is a rough draft of the schedule, which will definitely undergo some changes :)

Syllabus and Prematerials

All the materials that are relevant for the course will appear hear, when they are ready. These materials will enlarge your insight on sustainable construction and mechanics and related technologies. Going through these doucments is necessary to understand the topics that will be discussed during the Course.


Disclaimer: Transportations will mainly be by bike. We will provide a bike for every student, but be sure you know how to ride a bike.


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