Announces


July 2012

Updated information for the students
Course duration: Monday, August 20 - Friday, August 31 2012

Course Location: Institute for Print Technology, Berner Fachhochschule-BFH, Pestalozzistrasse 20, CH-3400 Burgdorf, Switzerland

Location of your Accommodation: Jugendherberge Bern, Weihergasse 4, CH-3005, Bern (www.youthhostel.ch/bern). Breakfast: Included in the accommodation at Jugendherberge Bern.

Programme: The programme as well as other useful information are uploaded at the website http://ip2012.eap.gr/program.php

Directions:
- Hostel (Jugendherberge) Bern to Bern main train station: See the jpg file.
- Burgdorf train station - Berner Fachhochschule- BFH, Pestalozzistrasse 20: See the jpg file.
-Berner Fachhochschule: See the jpg file.

Train transportation Bern main station - Burgdorf station and back (duration about 12-14 minutes): The Berner Fachhochschule takes care for reduced prices. In order to issue these reduced tickets we need your social number/id/passport - the travel document which you will use to travel to Switzerland. Please fill in and send back the soonest possible - in any case BEFORE the 10th of August! to Anastasios Politis (politisresearch@techlink.gr) and Simon Baumgarnter (simon.baumgartner@bfh.ch) the list with this information below:

Student's name:
Social number / id number / passport number:


Lunch: mensa - Restaurant at Berner Fachhochschule. Cost: 8 SFr per day (Lunch at the Mensa will be offerd for 8 or 9 days, depending whether we will have a lunch offered at our second industrial visit, on the 29th of August). Students must declare whether they will agree to have lunch at the Mensa at least one week prior to their arrival to Switzerland - until the 12th of August. The payment for the lunch at the reduced price should be paid in advance for all days (64 or 72 SFr) upon arrival at the Berner Fachhochschule the first day of the course (20 August 2012) Please fill in the list that follows:

Student's name:
Lunch at the Mensa YES / NO

First assignment: Students from each institution will prepare a short presentation of their Institute, the graphic arts education and the situation of the printing industry in the respective country. Duration of the presentation for each country: 12-15 minutes (ppt or pdf file).

First meeting: On Sunday 19th of August we will have a meeting at the Jugendherberge Bern at 18.00. There we (A. Politis, D. Zevgolis and Simon Baumgartner we will have a discussion about our course and we will distribute maps, train tickets, train routes and timetables, the final programme etc. We will also arrange the time of our first day course.

Visits: We have arranged a programme with 2 industrial visits sponsored by the respective companies (Bobst-Mex SA and Polytype AG), as well as a social programme. Also, we will have one or two evenings and one excursion on Sunday, August 26th as social events (thanks to the kind contribution, efforts and sponsoring of our colleagues at the Institute of Print Technology, Berner Fachhochschule).


Updated information for the lecturers
Course duration: Monday, August 20 - Friday, August 31 2012

Course Location: Institute for Print Technology, Berner Fachhochschule-BFH, Pestalozzistrasse 20, CH-3400 Burgdorf, Switzerland

Programme: The programme as well as other useful information are uploaded at the website http://ip2012.eap.gr/program.php

Lunch: Mensa - Restaurant at Berner Fachhochschule. Cost: 9,5 SFr per day

Directions:
- Hostel (Jugendherberge) Bern to Bern main train station: See the jpg file.
- Burgdorf train station - Berner Fachhochschule- BFH, Pestalozzistrasse 20: See the jpg file.

Hotels suggestion:
Bern: Jugendherberge Bern, Weihergasse 4, CH-3005, Bern (www.youthhostel.ch/bern)
Hotel Etap, Bern (Bern centre rather inexpensive) http://www.etaphotel.com
Burgdorf: http://www.dasgelbevomey.ch/index.php/zimmer (15 min walk to the BFH. about 60SFr.-/Pers./Night + 15.- Sfr. Breakfast)
http://www.landhaus-burgdorf.ch (15 min walk to the BFH. Inexpensive)
http://www.stadthaus.ch (Very good location. Up-Town 5-8 min walk to the BFH). Room from 90.- Sfr / Pers./night up to 220.-/ Pers./night)
http://www.berchtold-group.ch/con/cms/front_content.php?idart=1&idcat=2 (Perfect location! Downtown 3 min walk to the BFH. Arount 100.- SFr / Pers./night, breakfast included)
June 2012

Students and Teachers travelling to the Bern by airplane have to book their ticket and send to email: zevgolis@eap.gr the e-ticket confirmation. For those, whose air tickets are not payed by their institute have to issue an airticket invoice at:
Hellenic Open University
Parodos Aristotelous 18
26335 Patras, Greece
VAT nr. 090207683 DOY C PATRON (with indication your name)
Please bring this invoice with you in Bern. It is very important in order to be eligible this payment.

Subsistence costs will partially cover all your personal expenses (accommodation, meals etc).

By separate email, you have already the list with rooms and students allocation at JH Bern with the total cost per student and night. In the price breakfast is included.

The location of the IP-course is in Burgdorf, which connected to Bern by train.

February 2012
Students will stay at the Schweizer Jugendherbergen in Bern
( http://www.youthhostel.ch/bern ) in 2-bed rooms and 4-bed-rooms. A prepaid for the booking is neccesary. Please contact your own Institution organizer for advise.


January 2012
The previous IP2011, organized in the frame of the Lifelong Learning Programme, was held in Berlin. (http://ip2011.eap.gr)