21-23 February 2018
Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria

  • A 32 hours event to generate new solutions for different “Clean Energy Challenges” with a final presentation to jury and awards for the best teams
  • 50 students from different disciplines, young professionals as well as outstanding pupils from the Alpen-Adria region
  • You will work in small groups with 5-8 participants on interesting clean energy challenges of our corporate partners with guidance of SAP design thinking coaches
  • The Lakeside Park 2.0 in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee offers the perfect location and will be  enriched by perfect infrastructure and unique ambience
  • Diverse extra-program besides the design thinking challenge (Gala dinner, morning sport, Get-to-know-games, Closing Party,…) should make this event unforgettable

Why to apply?


  • Earn 4 ECTS as an Alpe-Adria student; crediting at other universities possible
  • Get to know the Design Thinking methodology and research tools
  • Be part of a multidisciplinary team which develops practical solutions to exciting clean energy challenges
  • Meet renowned companies and potential employers
  • Establish a personal international network
  • Accommodation and food are provided for free
  • Travel cost for participants from outside Austria are covered in value of a train ticket 2. Class

Program – What you can expect?

Location: Lakeside Park 2.0

The Lakeside Park is a place of communication, which offers great potential as research-, culture-, education-location with top-quality and cross-regional significance in the Alpe-Adria Region. This combination makes the Lake Side Park an ideal place to exchange thoughts and develop new ideas for all students, independent from their study focus or nationality. Furthermore, the location is equipped with the perfect infrastructure and is next to one of Austria´s most beautiful lakes, the Wörthersee. We are already looking forward to seeing how the atmosphere of Lakeside Park 2.0 is influencing your creativity! How to get there.

Design Thinking

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