Poland, Warsaw

Innovation in district heating and cooling

when 21 August 2016 - 27 August 2016
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 600

For the first time, the DHC+ Summer School will be held in Eastern Europe, in a city with the largest district heating network in the European Union. Following the EU trends and due to the profile of the entities hosting the Summer School, the programme will feature Innovation in district energy. Participants will benefit from lots of networking opportunities and exciting technical visits to district heating facilities.

Course leader

The sessions are delivered by academics and practitioners with a sound working experience in district heating and cooling, from the expert network of the DHC+ Technology Platform.

Target group

The DHC+ Summer School will be interesting for students and young professionals (with some relevant work experience in DHC). Participants should have a very good command of English, no translation will be provided. The programme will be tailored according to the participants' profile and level of knowledge. The course is restricted to a maximum of 30 applicants (no more than 4 persons per university), allowing for an interactive environment that fosters discussions and facilitates networking.

Course aim

The DHC+ Summer School is designed to provide a clear introduction to the district heating and cooling technology, operational issues, and consumer determinants in evolving energy systems. The purpose of the Summer School is to offer a unique course on district energy combining theoretical lectures with practical application, site visits and networking opportunities.

Credits info

Upon successful completion of the course, participants receive certificates issued by the DHC+ Technology Platform and Certificate Supplement specifying the detailed programme and how many hours of lectures, practical application, site visits and group work were included in the course. Usually, the programme comprises between 40 and 50 study hours. DHC+ recommends to grant the participant an amount of ECTS credits that equals the amount of hours.

Fee info

EUR 600: Students with accommodation in twin room
EUR 2100: Professionals with accommodation in single room