International Summer School: Sustainable Mobility – Made in Leipzig

The 2nd International Summer School “Sustainable Mobility – Made in Leipzig” is taking place from August 5th to 11th in Leipzig/Germany.
The summer school is a joint effort of the Technical University of Dresden, the City of Leipzig and the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI).

The International Summer School 2018 focuses on presentations and discussions about different topics of sustainable mobility and urban development. The inputs will be presented by experts of the universities in Dresden, Trier and Vienna and international speakers from the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), C40 Finance Facility (CFF) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). Additionally, urban practitioners from Durban (South Africa), Santiago de Chile (Chile), Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg (Russia) and Lviv (Ukraine) will present their personal experiences in the field of sustainable mobility.

Besides the lectures the following workshops will be offered:
1. The new role for the Promenadenring in 2030
2. Participation in the planning process
3. Pedestrianization of cities for the future
4. Bicycle planning in cities

The local input will be provided by the City of Leipzig, including site visits by foot and on bike. A copy of the sustainable travel guide for Leipzig will be presented by GIZ and is also available for download under:

The International Summer School is free of charge. For participants from Central and Eastern Europe, there will be the possibility to apply for a (partial) refund for accommodation and travelling expenses. In addition, a limited number of participants from developing and emerging countries can apply for funding of travel costs by TUMI Initiative.

If you want to apply for participation, please contact:

5th – 11th of August 2018

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