Joint Summer Schoolon Advanced Studies of PEFCs

This course covers research topics in the fields of hydrogen production, basic electrochemistry, thermodynamics, and kinetics as well as the design and development of the complete fuel cell systems. The goals of the course are to provide the necessary background to the students and to make them more aware of the need to work closely with colleagues from different fields such as the natural sciences and engineering departments in order to develop and implement this technology. This course is organized as the International Summer School on Advanced Studies of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell which is a co-operative project of Graz University of Technology and the Yokohama National University.

Time Tables

The summer school will start on 20th Aug. 2017 and finish on 25th Aug. 2017

You can find tentative timetables by the following links.
Please note that the timetable is still subject to change.

Lecture Time Table (ver. 0427)


An open workshop will be held on wednesday afternoon.
The workshop includes lecture of cutting edge and student poster session.

Workshop Time Table

No fee is requied for participation, but, please send your name, affiriation, e-mail adress to fc-summer-school(at) in advance.


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Group Photo on a beach! (during 2015 summer school excursion)
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Group Photo (2013).

Themes of the lectures:

Technical Tour:

On Tuesday afternoon,
Those who are interested will be able to visit Koyasu Office & Research Park, Chiyoda corporation,

Please check the notes for tech tour participants on ahead.

Access to the venue

Please refer a pdf file on the link below about access to the lecture room,

The lectures will be held in YNU main campus.

The building number is "N6-3" in the following map,

The lecture room is 5th floor(room 501), then please use elevator.

Student poster session:

The student poster session will be held during summer school.
All participants are welcome to present a poster, and you can discuss everything about fuel cells and electrochemical systems during the poster session.

To poster presenters:
Please submit a two page abstract for the abstract book (proceedings).
The template of the abstract is here (MS word, doc),
and please send the abstracrt to ynugr-fc-summer-school(at) with the registration form.
The deadline of abstract submission is same as the registration (July 15th).

Poster abstract template (MS word, doc)


We are sorry that we can not manage your accommodation during the summer school.
You can find affordable hotels/hostels around JR/subway Kannai station.

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The poster session with Sushi!! (2013)

Registration is now Open!!

Please download and fill a form, and send it to ynugr-fc-summer-school(at) till July 15th.

For more information

If you have any question, please feel free to contact fc-summer-school(at)

Link to TU Graz web site:

you can find a list of Lecturers:

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