The registration deadline of the Conference is extended!

New registration deadline: 30th of April.

This “INVITATION” page contains some general information from the first circular of the Conference. The participation conditions, administrative tasks and other, regularly updated information can be found on the proper pages.

SAPIENTIA Hungarian University of Transylvania, Faculty of Sciences and Arts, Cluj-Napoca, in collaboration with
Faculty of Sciences and Szentágothai Scholastic Society and Association, University of Pécs,
is organising the



14th János Szentágothai Transdisciplinary Conference

for the first time in

June 1-4, 2016

The aim of the Conference: To present the recent results in environmental research about the Carpathian Basin, and to discuss theoretical and practical problems. The conference provides opportunity for creating cooperation between the participants and to initiates joint participation in international activities. In addition, the Conference gives a good opportunity for Hungarian students to practice holding their presentation in English. Finally, the Conference plans to present the latest environmentally aware educational methods.

Main topics of the Conference: Environmental Studies in English, Environmental Physics, Environmental Geology, Environmental Geography, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Microbiology, Environmental Education, Environmental Economics, International and European Union laws regarding the Environmental Protection, Ecology, Engineering in Environmental Protection.

Official languages of the Conference: Hungarian and English

The request of invited speakers is in progress. This year we would like to emphasize the importance of environmental education, the utilization of research results and the introduction of environmental values protection in the public thinking, through (public) education.

The location of the Conference:

Ferenc Rákóczi II. Transcarpathian Hungarian Institute

90200 Kossuth square 6.


Participation fees:                 before 28th February 2016                    after 1st March 2016

Participants                                                   40.000 Ft                                                   50.000 Ft

Students, PhD students                            10.000 Ft                                                   15.000 Ft

Members of Scholastic Societies             7.000 Ft                                                   12.000 Ft

Accompanying persons                            25.000 Ft                                                   30.000 Ft

The fee includes the cost of the official publications of the conference, the conference folder, refreshments, participation on the official reception, lunches, the closing dinner and the fieldtrip of the Conference.

For accompanying persons the fee includes participation at the reception, the lunches, the closing dinner and the field trip.


Registration (online/by e-mail):                                            28th February 2016

Abstract and/or publication submission:                          31st March 2016

Opening of the Conference:                                                     1st June 2016 


Online, by submitting the registration form on the webpage (, or sending the application form to the e-mail address (download from REGISTRATION page).


For further and up to date information:

We kindly warn you that crossing the borders of Ukraine from EU member countries is possible just with valid passport (at least till the end of the stay – 5th June 2016), so if you do not own one, please arrange the necessary actions to purchase it in time.

The frontier-guard can ask for the demonstration of 15 thousand forint per day for “staying days + 5 days”, but this can be comfirmed by bank card or cash machine certificate.

We suggest you to follow the webpage of Consular Services (State Department).


Prof. Márton TONK

Dean of the conference-starter SAPIENTIA Hungarian University of Transylvania,
Faculty of Sciences and Arts,

Dr. Ildikó OROSZ

General Director
of the host
Ferenc Rákóczi II. Transcarpathian Hungarian Institute

Prof. Róbert GÁBRIEL

Dean of the co-organizer
Faculty of Sciences,
University of Pécs