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Welcome to SPECTRA

The Centre with its activities contributes to economic, social and cultural integration in Europe. By permanent research and proposals of the solutions for optimisation of spatial structures of settlements it helps to meet the objectives of sustainable spatial development, management and planning as well as to balancing regional disparities, improving quality of life and strengthening of social equity in Europe.

Participation in 36 AESOP annual congress in Paris

This week, researchers Oleksii Yehorchenkov and Nataliia Yehorchenkova, attended the 36th AESOP Annual Congress 2024 at Sciences Po University in Paris, France. They presented the outputs of their studies at the university.

Within the event valuable discussions were held with EU representatives on various topics from using AI in Urban Planning area to potential support for the Ukrainian academic community. Also there were productive meetings with the AESOP Transboundary Planning and Governance group to prepare for upcoming roundtable, “Inclusive and Cohesive Urban Development in European Cities: European Reflections and Learnings for Post-War Urban Planning“, which will be organized at the Institute of Management of STUBA on October 18, 2024.

The participation in the event was supported by European Union, the EU NextGenerationEU through the Recovery and Resilience Plan for Slovakia under the projects No. 09I03-03-V01-00024 and No. 09I03-03-V01-00025.



Within the project V4RIT-SUARR REGIONS IN TRANSITION SUPPORTING UKRAINE REDEVELOPMENT AND RECONSTRUCTION members of Spectra CE EU took part in the organization of Study trip to Horná Nitra region (30.5.-1.6.2024) for representatives of local authorities and academic community from Ukraine.


PM4U Project Management Spring Block Week 2024

Within the Erasmus Jean Monnet project PM4U (101126659-PM4U-ERASMUS-JMO-2023-HEI-TCH-RSCH) at Institute of Management STUBA have taken place an intensive block-week for students of the Spatial Planning Department with Erasmus+ participants from Ukraine, Germany, Egypt. This week was covered jointly by Spectra CE EU and Department of Spatial Planning.


Workshop Project management in the context of EU urban transformation. Smart Cities and Data-Driven Society - 19.04.2024

Explore the important role of project management in the context of EU urban transformation, focusing on smart cities and a data-driven society. Delve into key topics such as the significance of project management tools in urban development, best practices encompassing information technologies and methodological aspects, and strategies for enhancing project management effectiveness. Participants will gain insights into project management practices tailored for communication and stakeholders management.


V4RIT-SUARR – Virtual Winter School, 14.03.2024

In the framework of the project Visegrad+ V4RIT-SUARR, Spectra, Centre of Excellence and STU Bratislava are co-organizers of Virtual Winter School "Theory is not boring"
Redevelopment and reconstruction of Transition Regions in Climate and Society changes.

On-line meeting on the ZOOM platform
14.03.2024, 9:00 - 15:00 CET time


Positive Energy District Workshop at STU from 8th to 12th May 2023

Spectra, Centre of Excellence and STU Bratislava were co-organizers of Positive Energy District students workshop, held at STU between 8th and 12th May 2023. Students teams from Polito Torino (Italy), Gdansk Polytechnic (Poland), Kutahya Dumlupinar University (Turkey) and STU Bratislava (Slovakia) were asked to develop a theoretical concept of PED and propose a vision for a selected part of STU campus (their study area).


Spectra Centre of Excellence and Institute of Management STU will organise Day for Public 23rd February 2023

Spectra, Centre of Excellence and Institute of Management STU (where Spectra is based) will organise Day for Public. This event will be held on Thursday, 23rd February 2023 at 1,00 PM hybrid (see the link in the picture). The main goal of the event is to introduce the accredited study programmes of the Institute of Management . Showcases of the work of the current students, ERASMUS experiences and discussion about study will be in the spotlight. We are looking forward to meet you at Spectra, Centre of Excellence.


Challenges of spatial and urban development of Vajnory

Students of master study of Spatial planning took part in the research cooperation of the Slovak University of Technology and Municipality of Vajnory (part of Bratislava), aimed to solve various problems and challenges of spatial and urban development of Vajnory. Our students dealt with the territory of Vajnory from various interdisciplinary angles:  two groups were analysing the territory from the point of view of specific needs of particular groups of inhabitants (handicapped people, teenagers) anf their role in spatial development, foreign students from ERASMUS Exchange programme dedicated their work to revitalisation of an abandoned old airfield in Vajnory. All three presentation belonged to the most outstanding and distinguished and they yielded vibrant attention at final presentation day, 13th, January 2023 at House of Culture in Vajnory. Cooperation with Municipality of Vajnory will be prolonged also in summer semester.