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The summer school has been conducted with great sucess!!
We, organisers, are really grateful to all the participants and collaborators.
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Excursion to Sarushima beach.

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.

Forthcoming Summer Schoolon Advanced Studies of PEFCs

Aug. 26th to 31st, 2019, Yokohama, Japan

Very cool review from a past participant, Katharina Kocher.
Summer school in the Land of the Rising Sun

Access to the venue

The lectures will be held in YNU main campus.

The building number is "N8-3" in the following map,

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

Registration is now Open!!

Please fill and submit the registration form.
The deadline of registration is 1st July.

Time Table

You can find a temporary timetable by the following link.
Please note that the timetable is still subject to change.

Time Table (pdf, ver. 0819)

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Themes of the lectures:


Date: 31st Aug, Satureday
Fee: 5,000JPY(incl. ship and BBQ. Please pay on Wednesday by cash.)
Destination: Sarushima (monkey island)
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Group Photo on a beach! (during 2015 summer school excursion)
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Group Photo on Mt. Fuji! (during 2017 summer school excursion)

Technical Tour:

Isogo Fuel Cell Center, Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions corporation

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)
The deadline of abstract submission is 1st July.

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The poster session with Sushi!! (2017)

Textbook of the Summer School

Textbook(26430 byte) Fuel Cells and Hydrogen

From Fundamentals to Applied Research
Editors: Viktor Hacker, Shigenori Mitsushima
ISBN: 9780128114599
The book was prepared by the lecturers and is recommended as reference for the summer school.

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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