Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems – Summer School on "THE Economy of the Future": 26 July-11 August 2017 in Vienna, Austria
“The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.” This Albert Einstein quote is the motto of the university course Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems. The economy of the future . (AEMS Vienna 2017). The course is designed not only for students, but for anyone who is concerned about the long-term development of our Society.
The programme brings together scientific expertise from economics, natural and social sciences, and humanities with experience gained from the latest field tests. The alternatives range from reorganising economic and resource cycles through to individual ethical approaches.
AEMS Vienna 2017 is organised by the OeAD Housing Office and the Association for the Promotion of the Economy for the Common Good in cooperation with the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna . In 2016 the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management awarded the project with the prize “Education for sustainable development – BEST OF AUSTRIA” in the category “political support”. Furthermore the project won the 2015 Environmental Award of the City of Vienna and was nominated for the 2015 TRIGOS Award in the category “Best partnership“.
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