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Programme of cross-border cooperation Slovakia-Austria 2007-2013 – Creating the Future
Period: 2009-2011
Project Coordinator: Michael Rosenberger, Magistrat Wien, Austria.
Representative of Spectra, Centre of Excellence: Prof. Ing. Arch. Maroš Finka, PhD.

The 24th AESOP Annual Conference ”Space is a Luxury” in Helsinki, Finland

Members of Spectra, Centre of Excellence will participate on the 24th AESOP Annual Conference ”Space is a Luxury” in Helsinki, Finland, 7th-10th July 2010. prof. Maros Finka, Head of the Spectra Centre and MS Lubomir Jamecny will present paper with the title „The Territorial Agenda as an opportunity in enlarged EU?”. Assoc. Prof. Dagmar Petrikova will refer on a new curriculum for a joint diploma of ”Master in Spatial Planning”, prepared by the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne, Institute IATEUR and STU Bratislava, Institute of Management, Department of Spatial Planning. Her paper is named ”Joint Innovation in Spatial Planning Curriculum. More at

CIRCUSE (Circular Flow Land Use Management) Meeting on June 22nd

On the 22nd. June, prof. Maros Finka, assoc. prof. Dagmar Petrikova and dr. Matej Jaššo met with Mr. Štefan Bošňák, mayor of the City of Trnava, Mr. Milan Horák, Head of the Department of Spatial Development of the Municipal Office of City of Trnava and mayors of 10 municipalities of Trnava region.


CUPA Implementation Lab Bratislava

Municipality of Bratislava and International Intervision Institute from Doesburg, the Netherlands organised in 20th – 22nd September 2010 a workshop CUPA Implementation Lab Bratislava. The event was devoted to theory and practise of co-operative urban planning approaches. Austrian Newspaper 'Der Standard' printed (22nd September) an interview with the chief architect of Bratislava, prof. Š. Šľachta, where he states that it is necessary to inform him about the CUPA workshop and the outcomes. Spectra, Centre of Excellence was represented by dr. Matej Jaššo and his presentation under the title: 7 years of Centrope region: Critical Review on Vision, Identity and Branding.

Spatial Planning and Global Crisis, Responses from Central, Eastern and Southern-Eastern Europe

Prof. M. Finka and Dr. M. Jaššo took a part on the Conference under the headline Spatial Planning and Global Crisis, Responses from Central, Eastern and Southern-Eastern Europe, organised by Insitute of Geography, University of Belgrade. The event was held on 23th-24th September in Belgrade. The conference was co-organised by, research network of institutes and organisations active in the field of spatial planning. Our representatives presented paper with title „Selected aspects of territorial cohesion in Slovakia under the recent crisis“.

Visit of representatives of RMU University Pittsburgh at Spectra, Centre of Excellence (13th – 17th June 2011).

Representatives of RMU University Pittsburgh, led by prof. Fred Kohun, visited the Institute of Management STU and Spectra, Centre of Excellence during the week from 13th-till 17th June 2011. The visit  was prepared with the main aim to outline the context of future cooperation between the STU and RMU. RMU Pittsburgh accommodates 5,100 Students at the Undergraduate and Graduate Levels and provides more than 30 Bachelor’s Degree Programs and 18 Master’s and Doctoral Degree Programs. Students of RMU are coming from over 40 states in the U.S. and 40 countries all around the world.


With Planning Toward Environment of High Quality, 19th April 2012 in Agrokomplex Nitra

Spectra, Centre of Excellence is one of the co-organizers of scientific workshop under the title "With Planning Toward Environment of High Quality" The event will be held on 19th April 2012 at 10,00 AM in Agrokomplex Nitra, pavilon K, during the exposition GARDENIA and DomEXPO. For Spectra, Centre of Excellence, the following members will have a speech: prof. M.Finka will refer on revitalization of brownfields, ing. M. Baloga will focus on the public participation within the planning  process and ing. M.Schweigert will introduce the project urbanE.T. Additional public discussion on spatial planning will be a part of the official programme


URBIS WATCH - Bezpečnosť ako kvalita priestoru

SPECTRA Centre of Excellence sa venuje problematike tvorby bezpečných miest s dôrazom na  komplexnosť, preto sa zameriava na všetky základné prvky urbánneho priestoru, ktorými sú:

  • verejné priestory, uličné priestory a budovy, športoviská, parky, plochy zelene, pasáže;
  • obyvatelia rôzneho veku, pohlavia, sociálneho statusu a ich komunity;
  • technické prvky (dopravné systémy, systém osvetlenia, regulačné prvky prístupu, protipovodňové hrádze, orientačné prvky);
  • organizačné a inštitucionálne prvky (susedstvá, mestská polícia, občianske iniciatívy, zväzy a združenia atď.).

Annual conference, 24-26th October 2012 in Kecskemét (Hungary).

Annual (network of spatial planning research insttutions) conference will take place 24-26th. October 2012 in Kecskemét (Hungary). Host of the conference is the Institute of Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Science.


Sokrates Erasmus Intensive programme for a “Permaculture Design Course” in the Seestadt Aspern in Vienna

The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) in Vienna organizes from 15th till 30th September 2012 a Sokrates Erasmus Intensive programme for a “Permaculture Design Course” in the Seestadt Aspern in Vienna. In close cooperation with representatives from the City municipality of Vienna and local representatives in the 22nd district in Vienna and students from the Danube region will work on open space concepts within the Seestadt Aspern.