ISWI 2021

The “International Student Week in Ilmenau” (ISWI) is a conference for students organised by students. It takes place every alternative year at the campus of Technische Universität Ilmenau. 

Over 370 participants from more than 70 different countries took part in the last ISWI in 2019. Due to the current situation ISWI 2021 will be online. Compared to other similar events ISWI is known for its focus on group work, lectures and debates on a certain main topic, to which the conference is dedicated. As main topic the organising committee always tries to find areas of tension that include recent problems and developments in the world.

Each ISWI adresses a different topic. For 2021 we have chosen the topic ‘Climate Change, Environmental Conservation and Sustainability’ with the title and motto: Our Future, Our Responsibility – There is no Plan(et) B

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