The Winter school

The Winter School manifests the basic idea of Oikos and allows students from all over the world to come together, exchange ideas and inspire each other in order to jointly shape a sustainable society of the future. Since 2006, the Winter School has been held at Witten/Herdecke University. Find out more about past Winter Schools and the current organising team here.

Growing Cities, Growing Responsibilities

In 2019, international experts from the field of urban planning who are interested in sustainable urban development met from 17 to 23 March. Together, they discussed the topic “Growing Cities, Growing Responsibilities – Take the lead to a sustainable future!” and developed concepts with the participants

Bottoms Up, Tops Down?

In 2018, the Winter School revolved around the topic of Sustainable Development Cooperation and encouraged a critical examination of the challenges and possibilities

Money & Trade - XChange

The 11th oikos Winter School invited you to explore the following question from 23 – 27 February 2015: All over the world, trade brings people together. How can we make a more sustainable society possible through this encounter? What role do new concepts of money and trade play in this shaping?

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