Are you a curious and engaged student? Do you want to go beyond your comfort zone and create societal impact? Are you interested in working with students, teachers, and stakeholders from different disciplinary backgrounds? Then the 'Shaping Responsible Futures' programme is the right choice for you!
'Shaping Responsible Futures' is an award-winning programme that offers you the opportunity to pursue your own interests and become a multi-skilled and open-minded professional, able to constantly adapt to new challenges. Connecting science to society, you collaborate with a variety of real-world stakeholders on addressing complex societal challenges. Using tools and techniques from across disciplines, you learn to work in transdisciplinary ways (bridging disciplinary and field-specific knowledge from stakeholders together). As you participate in this extracurricular programme, you become part of a unique community of transdisciplinary professionals, develop yourself personally and professionally, and earn a unique Certificate on Shaping Responsible Futures that is complementary to your masters programme.
1st of November 2022
November (Quartile 2)
April (Quartile 3)
The 'Shaping Responsible Futures' programme starts in November and all educational activities will take place in the DesignLab. The programme can accommodate max. 30 students every year and the admission is based on intrinsic motivation and time commitment. To apply, submit a well written 'personal motivation letter' (max. 1000 words, 2 A4 pages) elaborating your interest and the relevance of this programme for your endeavours. Following your application, you are invited for an interview with the academic staff.
Interested to get to know everyone on our team of enthusiastic academics from all over the university, and beyond? Take a look at the Our Team page.
The Master-Insert is hosted by DesignLab: a collaborative ecosystem for innovative change makers that connects science and society. Students and researchers from all across the University of Twente, other educational institutions, and governments and companies, work together in a transdisciplinary way on (educational) projects and research that are focussed on responsible design and citizen Science.