SporTurin: technology saves humans or humans save themselves?

General description

Have you ever thought about what there is behind a Champions League football match?

Have you ever thought about what there is behind a stadium, a ski slope or a race track?

Have you ever thought about how much study is behind Pistorius' prostheses or how much work is done in a laboratory in order to find a way to counteract doping?

Next spring, in Turin, you will discover how much and what kind of work there is behind sport. LBG Turin offers a course that explores sport through all of its expressions: you will study it at the university and you will also practice it, thanks to a collaboration with the university sports center.

Turin is the 2015 European Capital of Sport and BEST Turin wants to show off its beauty and effort to all Europe with its Spring Course 2015.

Do you want to try an IMBUTO experience?

Do you want to taste fantastic Italian food??

Do you really need to think before applying???

Don't be shy, just apply for BEST Turin!

Academic information

Fields of activity:
Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering , Agronomics/Forestry , Applied Sciences , Architectural Engineering , Architecture , Automotive Engineering , Biological/Biotechnical/Gene Engineering , Biology , Biomedical Engineering , Chemical Engineering , Chemistry/Chemical Technology , Civil Engineering , Computational Sciences , Computer Engineering , Computer Science/Automatic Control/Informatics , Control Engineering/Systems engineering , Economics/Business Administration/Marketing , Electrical/Electromechanical Engineering , Electronic/Electrotechnical Engineering , Environmental Engineering , Food Engineering , Geology , Industrial Engineering , Industrial Management , Machine & Instrument engineering/Design , Materials Engineering , Mathematics , Mechanical Engineering , Mechatronics , Medicine/Dental Medicine , Mining/Mineral Resources Engineering , Multimedia and Communication Design , Naval Architecture & Engineering , Optics/Optometry , Petroleum Engineering , Pharmacy , Physics/Physics Engineering , Power Engineering , Production Engineering/Management , Rural and Surveying Engineering , Telecommunications/Electronics , Territory Engineering , Textile Engineering & Technology , Transport Engineering , Veterinary Medicine
Content and topics:
Overview of engineering and architecture needed in the sport world. This year BEST Turin will offer to the participants lectures about what works, sciences, studies and technologies there are behind sport. Lectures will be provided by eminent professors of Politechnic of Turin which can offer different points of view of the topic by its numerous departments.
Learning goals and objectives:
Students should gain an understanding of the mentioned topics through theoretical lectures and practical tasks.
Examination type:
Written report and oral examination
ECTS credits issued:
Not known yet

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivation letter, interest in course topics. Studies in a field relative to the course topic are appreciated.

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Confortable hostel in the city center
Three meals per day, at least one of them hot, all provided by the organizers at hostel, canteen, restaurant, etc.
Public transportation provided by organizers