Programme of study visit to Turkey

Mind to convert the time zone when out of Turkey. All activities of study visit are presented in Turkish time zone (GMT+3). You might also download the programme as a PDF file.

December 6, 2021, Monday, Study visit Day 1

TimeActivityPresenter(s)Venue
11:40Departure from the hotelDivan Hotel
12:00 – 12:30Campus tour
12:30 – 14:00LunchTourism Faculty Garden
14:00 – 14:30Welcome speechesKemal Birdir (Mersin University), Tomasz Napierała (University of Lodz), Ahmet Atasoy (Dean, Tourism Faculty), Mehmet İsmail Yağcı (Dean, Faculty of Architecture), Ahmet Çamsarı (Rector, Mersin University)Faculty of Architecture (FA) Conference Hall
14:30 – 15:15Sustainable tourism developmentJoão Paulo da Conceição Silva Jorge (Polytechnic of Leiria)FA Conference Hall
15:15 – 15:30BreakFA Foyer
15:30 – 16:15Fundamentals of spatial planningGiancarlo Cotella (Politecnico di Torino)FA Conference Hall (online)
16:15 – 16:30BreakFA Foyer
16:30 – 17:15Local attraction centre KızkalesiYasemin Sarıkaya Levent, Tolga Levent, Kemal Birdir & Sevda Sahilli Birdir (Mersin University)FA Conference Hall
17:25Bus leaves for the hotelFA Car Parking Area

December 7, 2021, Tuesday, Study visit Day 2

TimeActivityPresenter(s)Venue
08:15Departure from the hotelDivan Hotel
09:15 – 10:15Kanytellis Archaeological Site
10:45 – 11:45Heaven-Hell Pits
12:00 – 13:00Lunch breakKızkalesi Rain Café
13:00 – 14:30“Locals talking I” – Round table discussion with local stakeholders from KızkalesiLocal stakeholders from KızkalesiKızkalesi Rain Café
14:30 – 17:30Kızkalesi site study
17:45Bus leaves for the hotel

December 8, 2021, Wednesday, Study visit Day 3

TimeActivityPresenter(s)Venue
08:40Departure from the hotelDivan Hotel
09:00 – 09:15Introduction and organization of the student workshopsFA Planning Studio II
09:15 – 11:00Workshop 1: Writing actionable policy recommendationsKonrad Czapiewski, Denis Cerić & Marcin Mazur (Polish Academy of Sciences)FA Planning Studio II
11:00 – 11:15BreakFA Foyer
11:15 – 13:00Workshop 2: Stakeholder analysisKatarzyna Leśniewska-Napierała & Marta Nalej (University of Lodz)FA Planning Studio II
13:00 – 14:00Lunch breakMeU Center
14:00 – 14:45Challenges for tourism resulting from global warming and economic changeEven Tjørve (Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences)FA Conference Hall (online)
14:45 – 15:00BreakFA Foyer
15:00 – 17:00“Locals talking II” – Round table discussion with local stakeholders from MersinLocal stakeholders from MersinFA Exhibition Hall
17:15Bus leaves for the hotelFA Car Parking Area

December 9, 2021, Thursday, Study visit Day 4

TimeActivityPresenter(s)Venue
08:40Departure from the hotelDivan Hotel
09:00 – 12:00Group studies3 groups of students (each of 7-8 students from 3 different universities)FA Exhibition Hall, FA Graduate Studio, FA Workshop Room
12:00-13:00Lunch breakMeU Center
13:00-15:00Group studies3 groups of students (each of 7-8 students from 3 different universities)FA Exhibition Hall, FA Graduate Studio, FA Workshop Room
Project meetingTomasz Napierała (University of Lodz)FA Meeting Hall
15:00 – 15:15BreakFA Foyer
15:15-16:15Discussion on students’ presentations I and IIStudents together with instructorsFA Conference Hall
16:15 – 16:30BreakFA Foyer
16:30-17:00Discussion on students’ presentation IIIStudents together with instructorsFA Conference Hall
17:15Bus leaves for the hotelFA Car Parking Area

December 10, 2021, Friday, Local seminar

TimeActivityPresenter(s)Venue
08:40Departure from the hotelDivan Hotel
09:00 – 09:30Idea of SPOT projectTomasz Napierała & Katarzyna Leśniewska-Napierała (University of Lodz)FA Conference Hall
09:30 – 09:45BreakFA Foyer
09:45 – 10:15Issues of tourism development and spatial planningTolga Levent, Yasemin Sarıkaya Levent, Kemal Birdir & Sevda Sahilli Birdir (Mersin University)FA Conference Hall
10:15 – 10:30BreakFA Foyer
10:30 – 12:00Students’ presentation20 minutes presentation for each of 3 groups and 30 minutes discussion at the endFA Conference Hall
12:00 – 12:30Long breakFA Foyer

December 10, 2021, Friday, Study visit Day 5

TimeActivityPresenter(s)Venue
12:30 – 13:30Evaluation of educational effectiveness of teaching on the spot2 academicians from each team: Turkish, Portuguese, and Polish, to conduct focus with each of students’ groupFA Exhibition Hall, FA Graduate Studio, FA Workshop Room
13:30 – 13:45BreakFA Foyer
13:45 – 14:30Summary of the study visit to TurkeyFA Meeting Hall
15:00Free time
18:00Gala dinnerDivan Hotel

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