Software engineering for sustainability and code camp

Schedule and location

Lappeenranta University of Technology arranges as a part of international LUT summser school a course on Software engineering for sustainability (3 ects) and a related code camp (1 ects).

Schedule and location: Software engineering for sustainability 31.7-4.8; Code camp 5.-6.8, Lappeenranta University of Technology



Registration: by 14.7.


Experts from the Karlskrona manifesto group (

  • Colin C. Venters
  • Stefanie Benz
  • Birgit Penzenstadler


Professor Jari Porras, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland


The   role   of   ICT   in   solving   the   sustainability   challenges   is increasing  all  the  time.  This  course  will  tackle  these  important aspects  and  challenge  the  participants  to  create  their  own  solutions for the given sustainability problems through software development.  The  course  will  emphasise  the  LUT  values  in  solving tough sustainability problems. After the course, student should be able to:

  • Understand    the    foundations    of    sustainability    and sustainable  development  and  the  role  of  ICT,  especially software engineering, in achieving the sustainable future.
  • Find, describe and analyse a local sustainability challenge.
  • Design  and  prototype  a  solution  for  the  sustainability challenge.

Detailed Program

Software engineering for sustainability:

Code camp

Credit points

Doctoral students participating in the courses can obtain 3+1 ects. This requires participating all the days and completing the course dependent assignments.

Registration fee

This seminar is free-of-charge for member organization's staff and their PhD students.