On Monday and Thursday participants of the International Munich Paper Symposium may join an excursion. The excursions are included in the overall fee for the conference. You have the opportunity to take part in two excursion, the visit of the university on Monday and an additional visit to one of the companies on Thursday.
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Munich University of Applied Sciences — on Monday
This excursion to the university is scheduled for the Monday before the IMPS!
The Munich University of Applied Sciences, one of the biggest paper and packaging faculties in central Europe, has been educating paper engineers for over 60 years. Since 2007, the faculty of paper technology offers a bachelor degree in 7 semesters. Since 2004, it is possible to continue after the bachelor with the „Master of Engineering (MEng) in Paper Technology“ which takes 1-2 years. All lectures in the master's programme are held only in English, which makes this study course particularly interesting for international students. The excursion provides an overview of the study courses and educational programmes at the Munich University of Applied Sciences, and includes a guided tour around the modern laboratories of the university. The well equipped facilities include include a Siemens PC-S7 controlled pilot paper machine and several coating machines.
This paper mill was already founded in Bavaria in 1887. Today Schongau mill is manufacturing annually up to 740.000 t newsprint and uncoated papers with high content of fillers (newspapers, prospects and catalogues) with three modern production lines and app. 500 employees. Already since 1962 each day 2000 tones of recycled paper are reused and the rate of DIP is almost 100 %.
Composites United e.V. is an association of companies and research institutions that covers the entire value chain for fibre-based multi-material lightweight construction in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It also has international representatives in Japan, South Korea, China and India.