Education

Courses offered by LEURE team

  • Climate economics for engineers

    The course introduces non economists to the economic analysis of climate change: economic activity and climate change, estimation of climate impacts, optimal mitigation and adaptation, national and international climate policy, instruments for climate policy.

    Doctoral Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering,
    Teachers : Thalmann Philippe. Vielle Marc. Vöhringer Frank.
    Language : english
    Academic term : 2019-2020


  • Economic growth and sustainability I

    This course examines growth from various angles: population growth, economic growth, growth in the use of resources, growing inequality, need for growth, limits to growth, sustainable growth. Although grounded in economics, it takes up elements from many other disciplines.

    Humanities and Social Sciences Program, Master semester 1
    Teachers : Thalmann Philippe.
    Language : english
    Academic term : 2019-2020


  • Economic growth and sustainability II

    This course examines growth from various angles: population growth, economic growth, growth in the use of resources, growing inequality, need for growth, limits to growth, sustainable growth. Although grounded in economics, it takes up elements from many other disciplines.

    Humanities and Social Sciences Program, Master semester 2
    Teachers : Thalmann Philippe.
    Language : english
    Academic term : 2019-2020


  • Energy supply, economics and transition

    This course examines the supply of energy from various angles: available resources, how they can be combined or substituted, their private and social costs, whether they can meet the demand, and how the transition to a renewable energy system can be fostered.

    Section of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, Master semester 2
    Teachers : Thalmann Philippe.
    Language : english
    Academic term : 2019-2020


  • Environmental Economics for Engineers (2018)

    Economic analysis (supply, demand, prices, elasticities), applied to environmental issues: externalities, instruments of environmental regulation (voluntary approaches, incentive taxes, emissions markets), assessment of economic impacts and valuation of natural resources, cost-benefit analysis.

    Doctoral Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering,
    Teachers : Thalmann Philippe. Vielle Marc. Vöhringer Frank.
    Language : english
    Academic term : 2019-2020


  • Global issues: climate B

    This course presents the global issue of climate change: climate system and prediction; impacts on ecosystems and biodiversity; historic frame and public debate; climate targets and policies. The interdisciplinary approach introduces students to working in teams and to scientific methodologies.

    Humanities and Social Sciences Program, Bachelor semester 2
    Teachers : Thalmann Philippe.
    Language :
    Academic term : 2019-2020


  • Land, properties, housing

    This MOOC-based course prepares to the analysis of the economic context of construction projects: land acquisition, land prices, property prices, housing prices (rental and owner-occ.), in an urban setting. At the end of the course, students will understand the determinants of these prices.

    Section of Architecture, Master semester 2
    Section of Architecture, Master semester 4
    Teachers : Thalmann Philippe.
    Language : french
    Academic term : 2019-2020


  • Material and energy flow analysis

    This course provides the bases to understand material and energy production and consumption processes. Students learn how to develop a material flow analysis and apply it to cases of resource management. They analyze the implications of their models on resource use, economic activities and policy.

    MINEUR, Autumn semester
    Middle East EPFL Section, Master semester 1
    Middle East EPFL Section, Master semester 3
    Section of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, Master semester 1
    Section of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Master semester 1
    Section of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Master semester 3
    Teachers : Moreau Vincent.
    Language : english
    Academic term : 2019-2020


  • Models for applied environmental economics

    Mainly based on the discussion of peer reviewed academic papers, the course introduces non economists to the main types of applied models used in environmental economic analysis: linear programming, partial and general equilibrium, game theory, and agent based models.

    Doctoral Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering,
    Teachers : Vöhringer Frank.
    Language : english
    Academic term : 2019-2020


  • Organisation of a sustainable construction project

    (Coursebook not yet approved by the section)

    ENAC, Bachelor semester 4
    Teachers : Agriantoni Margarita. Thalmann Philippe.
    Language :
    Academic term : 2019-2020


  • Distance learning

    Land and Real Estate Economics I

    MOOC proposed on the coursera platform. Only in French. At some point, English subtitles might be added.

    Land and Real Estate Economics II

    MOOC proposed on the coursera platform. Only in French. At some point, English subtitles might be added.

    Continued education

    MAS in real estate valuation (in French)