Gliwice, Poland

Methods and Technologies for Energy Transition and Climate Protection

when 5 July 2021 - 9 July 2021
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 800

The aim of the international summer school for PhD students is to deepen and update knowledge on recent developments in science and technology, which pave the way towards a low-carbon future. The school will enable effective transfer of knowledge and development of skills. The scope of the school will cover recent developments in the areas of technologies and methodologies. Participants will get familiar with contemporary trends in the development of methods and technologies for energy transition and climate protection. Special focus will be given to on-going European research development projects.

The summer school will bring together young researchers and experienced scientists and practitioners, who are involved in development of energy technologies and systems. The classes will be conducted by lecturers from renowned foreign universities and from the Silesian University of Technology.

The International Summer School at SUT is a fantastic opportunity to study in heart of Europe, experience the vibrant life of Silesia Region, discover Polish culture and history, as well as enhance your knowledge and academic skills.

You will have a great chance to deepen your knowledge on methods and technologies for energy transition and climate protection through participation in workshops, seminars and lectures. An integral part of the program are social & cultural events, which are a great chance for networking.

Course leader

Jacek Kalina

Target group

30 students at doctoral level (PhD)

Course aim

o Advances in energy storage
o Exergy based effectiveness assessment methods
o sCO2 cycles – recent developments and applications
o State of the art in carbon capture, storage and use
o Refrigeration with natural working fluids
o ORC for waste heat recovery and Carnot battery energy storage concept
o Progress in biofuels
o Next Generation Biomass CHP

Credits info

3 EC
If the participant completes the summer school program, he / she obtains 3 points.
ECTS confirmed by a certificate.

Fee info

EUR 800: Tuition fee can be paid in PLN or EUR.
Summer school tuition fee is: 3440 PLN (800.00 EUR)
EUR 800: What is included in the fee:
• participation in all classes and laboratory demonstrations
• coffee breaks and lunches
• two evening dinners/social events
• school materials in printed and electronic form
The tuition fee includes Polish tax according to local regulation.


Scholarships are available for PhD students from foreign universities.
Scholarships cover all costs of participation including travel, accommodation and daily allowances.