Working Plan of the Summer School 2014 at the University West Hungary Sopron

Arriving day: Sunday, 26. October 2014

Departure day: Friday, 31. October 2014

Time interval: 27-31 October 2014

Accommodation: In the Guest House of the University West Hungary Sopron, in a double room: 4400,- Ft = € 15,-/night. For a week: 22 000,- Ft = € 75,-, inclusive breakfast.

Lunch: 750,- Ft = € 2,50.- in the Restaurant West, cold catering for the excursions: 850,- Ft = € 2,80.-.

Topics:  Climate Impacts and Climate Protection 

              Sustainable Cities and Future Energy Technology

              Human Health and Climate Change

Language: English

Examination:  Oral examination in a freely chosen topic in the last day in groups. Written examination in a report  (min.  10 pages) till 31 December 2014

Number of Credit Points: 2-5, depending on university


Member of consortiums: University West Hungary Sopron UWU

                                              Leuphana University Lüneburg LUL

                                  University Vienna BOKU


                                               University of Debrecen

                                               University of Pécs

                                               University of Szeged

                                               Károly Róbert University College, Gyöngyös



26. October 2014, Sunday:  Arriving in Sopron


27. October 2014, Monday: Greeting and introduction

Large lecture room in building P

08:00 – 08:10 Opening the Meeting, Greeting the Students and the Professors (Prof. Dr. Faragó, Rector of the University of West Hungary)

08:10 – 08:50 Climate Impacts in the Hungarian Ecosphere (Prof. Dr. Cs. Mátyás, University of West Hungary)

08:50 – 09:30 Precision Crop Production with regards to Climate Change (Prof. Dr. M.Neményi, University of West Hungary )

09:30 – 10:10 Climate Change on the World (Prof. Dr. H. Graßl, Max Planck, Institute for Meteorology)

10:10 – 10:30 Coffee break, press conference

10:30 – 11:10 German Energy Transition from the Legal Prospective (Prof. Dr. T. Schomerus, Leuphana University Lüneburg)

11:10 – 11:50 Climate Change Impacts in Agriculture (Dr. J. Puskás, University of West Hungary)

11:50 – 13:00 Lunch

13.00 – 13:40 Forest Economy and Sustainability (Dr. L. Jáger, University of West Hungary)

13:40 – 14:20 Hydrological role of forests (Dr. Z. Gribovszki, University of West Hungary)

14:20 – 14:30 Coffee break

14:30 – 15:10 Globalization and Infectious Diseases (Prof. Dr. B. Fleischer, Bernhard Nocht Institute Hamburg)                                          
15:10 – 15:50 Smart cities and low CO2 Emissions (MSc M. Partner, Wuppertal Institute for Environment, Climate and Energy)  


28. October 2014, Tuesday: Excursion to Vienna (Austria) by bus

05:30 Starting time and place at the front of the College Baross út to BOKU Institute for Soil Science

08:30 – 09:10 Sustainable Agriculture (Prof. Dr. J. Eitzinger, BOKU) 

09:10 – 09:20 Coffee break

09:20 - 10:00 Climate Research and Climate Modelling (Dr. H. Formayer, BOKU)

10:00 - 10:10 Coffee break

10:10 – 10: 50 Methodology and Teaching in Climate Protection (Prof. Dr. H. Kromp-Kolb, BOKU)

10:50 – 11:20 Questions, free discussions

11:20 - 12:00 Lunch

13:00 – 16:00 Excursion to Simmering Power Plant

16:00 - 18:00 Visit of the centre of the city

18:00               Travelling to Sopron 



29. October 2014, Wednesday: ZENFE day and presentations of students

Seminar room or large lecture room in building P

08:30 – 09:10    Lecturer: University of Debrecen

09:10 – 09:50    Lecturer: University of Pécs           

09:50 - 10:30     Lecturer: University of Szeged            

10:30 – 10:50    Coffee break

10:50 – 11:30    Lecturer: Károly Róbert University College  Gyöngyös         

11:30 - 13:00    Lunch                

13:30 – 15:30   Students reports

C. Weber (BSc) :  Examination system in Leuphana University Lüneburg (Leuphana Univesity Lüneburg)

E. Horváth (BSC): Examination experiences of the Summer School 2013 Sopron (University of West Hungary)

D. Szalay (MSC, PhD student): Improving CO2 balance in short rotation copees (University of West Hungary)

A. Nyéki (MSc, PhD student): Decision Support Models in Plant Production in regard to Climate Change (University of West Hungary

G. Milics (MSc, PhD student): Sensing methods in the Precision Crop Production (University of West Hungary)


16:30 – 18:00 City tour in the historical Sopron (Starting place at the front of the College Ady E. út)

18:00 – 22:00 Common evening in the wine cellar Gyógygödör, centre of the city (Consumption at own contribution)



30. October 2014, Thursday: Excursion to Budapest by bus

5:30 Start at the front of the College Baross út

9:00 - 10:30    ELTE Eötvös Lóránd University Budapest, Institute for Meteorology

                           University research and education in meteorology (Prof. Dr. J. Bartholy, ELTE)                               

                         Climate change prediction in Hungary (Dr. R. Pongrátz, ELTE)

                         Walk in the buildings of the ELTE

10:30 - 12:00 TU Budapest, Institute for Building Technology and Chemical Processing

                         Air Conditioning by High Temperatures because of Climate Change (Dr. L. Kajtár, TU Budapest)

                           Theory and Practice of Comfort in Building Technology (Prof. Dr. Bánhídi, TU Budapest)

                         Walk in the buildings of the TU Budapest

12:00 – 14:30 Lunch and free program

15:00 - 16:00 Visit of the Hungarian Academy of Science MTA 

17:00 – 18:00 Visit of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany (K. Márton (Ms))

18:00                 Travelling to Sopron



31. October 2014, Friday: Large seminar room or the large lecture room in building P

Group-discussions of students for the examination (round table discussions to a free topic, interactive technology, use of digital technology)

09:00 – 12:00

12:10 - 12:20 Summary and Good by (Prof. Dr. B. Horváth, Director of the ZENFE project)  


12:20 – 13:20 Lunch



End of the Summer School



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