Summer School of Higher Education Research and Science Studies


The MCTS is very happy to announce to be host of the 5th annual Summer School of Higher Education Research and Science Studies (HERSS).


Responsible Innovation Cultures
International Summer School

14-18 October 2019

Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS)
Technical University of Munich (TUM)



The school will focus on the question of how responsible innovation cultures can be established within institutions of higher education and research, such as universities, and will explore what responsibility in research, development and training might look like in different situated institutional contexts.


In various talks and workshops, the summer school will address questions like:

  • Responsible Research Innovation: hype or hope?
  • Who’s responsible? Exploring the role of different actors within responsible innovation cultures.
  • Who’s included? RRI and public engagement.
  • RRI in a global context: Responsibility, knowledge and global power structures.
  • Training for RRI? Responsible innovation cultures in higher education.


All detailed information regarding the contents, workshops, talks can be found on the website of HERSS.



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