Educational Programme

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The semesters and locations for the courses

The WE-TEAM Programme is a 2 year full educational programme (120 ECTS) split up in four semesters at different locations and tackling different topics.

Each semester has two blocks of five weeks courses and two weeks of exams. Each course lasts one week and is given by another specialised professor from one of the AUTEX members.

SEMESTER 1

  • Raw materials
  • Fibres
  • Fibre based structures
  • Properties

SEMESTER 2

  • Yarn and fabric
  • (Bio)chemical treatment
  • Confection
  • Control systems

SEMESTER 3

  • Technical
    textiles
  • Clothing
  • Smart textiles
  • Management

THESIS

  • Upon choice at
    full partner
    or
    associate
    partner

CROSS-SEMESTER LEARNING LINES

User centered design – Scientific thinking – Digital tools – Entrepreneurship – Sustainability – Multicultural competences

The next edition (2021-2023) is scheduled as follows:

  • semester 1: Ghent University (Belgium)
  • semester 2: University of West-Attica (Athens, Greece)
  • semester 3: students can choose between University of Boras (Sweden) and Kyoto Institute of Technology (Japan)

Academic years 2021-2023

Materials:
UGent (Belgium)

Manufacturing:
UNIWA (Greece)

Applications:
KIT (Japan) or UB (Sweden)

Academic years 2022-2024

Materials:
UGent (Belgium)

Manufacturing:
UHA (France)

Applications:
KIT (Japan) or UB (Sweden)

Academic years 2023-2025

Materials:
UGent (Belgium)

Manufacturing:
UPV (Spain)

Applications:
KIT (Japan) or UB (Sweden)

Academic years 2024-2026

Materials:
UGent (Belgium)

Manufacturing:
UNIWA (Greece)

Applications:
KIT (Japan) or UB (Sweden)

Master’s dissertation

Students can choose the location amongst WE-TEAM members depending on their preferred topic.

Elective courses

The proposed programme foresees 3 credits of elective courses. This enables students to follow elective courses in each of the hosting institutions, thus taking advantage of specific local expertise, or to attend a summer course or internship.

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