Excursions

On this page, you can find more detailed information about the excursions planned for this years Study Tour. More information will follow!

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ

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Helmholtz Research Center

 

The UFZ is one of the world’s leading research centres in the field of environmental research, enjoying high social recognition. It demonstrates ways in which a sustainable use of our natural resource base is possible for the benefit of both humankind and the environment.

Charles University – Faculty of Humanities

 

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Charles University – Prague

Charles University (CU) in Prague, founded in 1348 by the King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV, is the oldest university in Central Europe. At the time of its foundation, the university consisted of four faculties; it currently has 17 faculties, among which the Faculty of Humanities, which we are going to visit, 3 university institutes, and 6 other centres. CU is an accredited public university and an autonomous research and educational establishment. According to Shanghai University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities, CU is one of the world’s top 300 universities and one of the 100 best universities in Europe.

 

Skoda

 

 

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Skoda in Mlada Boleslav

Mladá Boleslav, the production plant we are going to visit, is a hive of technical development. A place where models are crafted and put into full-scale production. The city hosting the company’s production facilities is also home to its headquarters. SKODA currently manufactures the FABIA, RAPID and OCTAVIA models here.

 

Honeywell

 

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Honeywell in Brno

Honeywell invents and manufactures technologies that address some of the world’s most critical challenges around energy, safety, security, productivity and global urbanization. Honeywell Aerospace specifically, the business we are going to visit in Brno, innovates and integrates thousands of products, software and services to advance and more easily deliver safe, efficient, productive and comfortable transportation experiences worldwide. Their offerings are found on virtually every commercial, defense and space aircraft, and their turbochargers are used by nearly every automaker and truck manufacturer around the world.

 

Red Hat

 

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Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, including reliable, high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux, mobile, management, and middleware technologies. They also offer award-winning support, training, and consulting services.