3807712: CF_Solar Systems - Photovoltaic System for the Uni.li

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Semester:WS 14/15
Scheduled in semester:1-6
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:60.0 L / 45.0 h
Self-directed study time:135.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration (01.09.2012)
Master's degree programme in Architecture (01.09.2014)
Bachelor's degree programme in Architecture (01.09.2014)


Development of a 150m2 solar photovoltaics (PV) project in the area of the university of Liechtenstein. Interdisciplinary development of engineering, architectural and business aspects. The solar surface is intended to provide an architecturally sophisticated solution at the selected point in terms of design and expression. In case of success the project is planned to be realized in 2015.

  • Introduction into solar photovoltaics systems and calculation tools
  • Introduction to project management and effective multidisciplinary group work
  • Excursion to innovative projects
  • Individual coaching of project groups
  • Midterm review and final presentation with expert feedback and stakeholder management

Lecture Goals

After passing the course the students can run a complex interdisciplinary project with technical and business aspects:

  • Get an general understanding and overview of issues on implementing solar energy
  • Understand the technical basics of solar photovoltaics systems
  • Compare and evaluate technical design parameters with calculation tools
  • Get insights into management topics such as employee participation options, legal form of registered association, marketing, management of stakeholder
  • Understand consensus-finding between technology architecture and business aspects
  • Apply practical project management by defining project goal and task plans with milestones and track progress in the group


Lectures Method

  • Participant-centered learning
  • Lecture with interactive elements
  • Real-life team project work

Admission Requirements

Conversation level of English




Will be provided in class


Cross-faculty elective subject:
Notice the special Multi-stage allocation process.


09.09.201409:00 - 13:00S1
11.09.201413:15 - 17:15S1
12.09.201413:00 - 17:00S9
17.09.201411:30 - 13:00HG-111
24.09.201411:30 - 13:00HG-111
01.10.201411:30 - 13:00HG-111
08.10.201411:30 - 13:00HG-111
15.10.201411:30 - 13:00abgesagt/cancelled
22.10.201411:30 - 13:00HG-111
29.10.201411:00 - 13:00H4
05.11.201411:30 - 13:00HG-111
12.11.201410:00 - 13:00HG-111
19.11.201411:30 - 13:00HG-111
26.11.201411:30 - 13:00HG-111
03.12.201411:30 - 13:00HG-111
10.12.201411:30 - 13:00HG-111
17.12.201411:00 - 13:00H4