International Summer School for PhD Students on
5 - 9 July 2021, Gliwice, Poland

NOTE: In the case of severe restrictions on mobility due to pandemic situation related to COVID-19, the Summer School is planned to take place fully on-line or in hybrid mode. The basic option is however, the on-site event.

Today's energy system is the result of choices made within XIX and XX centuries by energy companies, consumers, and governments. Nowadays, massive use of energy and anthropogenic emissions causing climate change are major challenges humanity must deal with. Society must find ways to meet increasing energy demand in sustainable, resource efficient and environmentally neutral manner. The energy transition requires a long-term structural change in our approach to energy technologies and energy systems, creating a more integrated and smarter solutions that would be able to address dynamic patterns of supply and demand.

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 familiarize participants with contemporary trends in the development of methods and technologies for energy transition and climate protection. The classes will be conducted by lecturers from renowned foreign universities and from the Silesian University of Technology.

The Silesian University of Technology (SUT) is one of the largest, most prestigious and top-ranked technical universities in Poland. Located in the Upper Silesia region, it is a modern higher education institution with 75 years of tradition in didactics and scientific research.

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.