Pilot projects

A Concept of the University of Ljubljana Sustainable Development (2022-2025)

This pilot project was accepted by the University of Ljubljana (UL) and will run from October 1, 2022, for a period of 36 months. In the project, several University of Ljubljana members (Faculties: Faculty of Business and Economics, Faculty of Architecture, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Faculty of Electrotechnical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, …), as well as the UL Rectorate will cooperate in order to develop a concept for Sustainable Development of the University of Ljubljana as a part of the newest Strategy of the University of Ljubljana 2022-2027, and beyond.

Sustainable Construction of Buildings (2022-2025)

This pilot project was accepted by the University of Ljubljana (UL) and will run from October 1, 2022, for a period of 36 months. In the project, several University of Ljubljana members (Faculties: Faculty of Business and Economics, Faculty of Informatics and Computer Sciences, Faculty of Architecture, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Faculty of Electrotechnical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty for Health, …), will cooperate in order to develop a new module on the topic of sustainable construction of building to be offered to students of Civil Engineering as a part of their professional first-cycle degree. Parts of the module will be developed as microcredits to other students at UL and to citizens (wider community) as a contribution to the lifelong education offered at UL. Part of the pilot project will be to develop a digital twin of a few selected university buildings using Building Information Modelling (BIM) and by installing an Internet-of-Things (IoT) network and selected sensors to monitor working and study indoor conditions at these buildings, as well as energy and water consumption. The monitored data will be used to develop a web-based digital observatory to be used by students during their practicals in different courses on sustainable construction of buildings. The module on Sustainable Construction will be further based on real data from these buildings to estimate their CO2 emissions, water footprint, and Life Cycle Assessment.