04th of February – 09th of February 2013

Sustainable Urban Development – Hotel

Content: Strategic direction, Market concept, Architecture & Building planning, Development of a space and function plan, Energy concept, Ecological concept, Economist policy concept/ Costing

For the 2nd time the FM & REM WinterSchool will be organized at University of Applied Sciences Kufstein Tyrol. The topic of this year will be sustainable urban development – hotel. Therefore we invite students from all over the world to take part at this amazing event. International students will work together in teams and have the chance to make new contacts in the branch of Facility & Real Estate Management. An international team of coaches will support the students. Furthermore the  FM & REM WinterSchool is intertwined with the FM & REM Congress. For the 15th time this great community event will be at Kufstein.

Separated into Bachelor and Master degree program the students (teams of eight) will work on the case study. They have to reorganize and revitalize a tipical tyrolean hotel. Therefore they will have lectures and international coaches will help to work on this holistic project.


  • Project team
  • Work in progress
  • Project based learning
  • Lectures
  • Presentation
  • Project ideas
  • Final presentation
  • Jury
  • Winning team


Monday the 04th of february 2014

08:00am – 11:15am

Registration, Welcome & Project introduction

11:15am – 06:15pm

lectures to the topics: Hotel & future, hotel best practice, hotel revitalisation, energy concepts, ecological concepts & economical concepts

06:15am – 07:00pm

Kick off project work

Tuesday the 05th of February 2014

08:45am – 10:15am

Group working & Coaching sessions

10:15am – 01:00pm

Site visit: actual view of the hotel

01:00pm – 09:45pm

Group working & Coaching sessions

Wednesday the 06th of February 2014

08:45am – 06:00pm

Group working & Coaching sessions


Evening event: Ice Stock Sports

Thursday the 07th of February 2014

08:45am – 06:00pm

15th FM & REM WinterCongress


Evening event: Gala dinner

Friday the 08th of February 2014

08:45am – 01:00pm

15th FM & REM WinterCongress

02:00pm – 09:45pm

Group working & Coaching sessions

Saturday the 09th of February 2014

08:45am – 02:00pm

Final presentation

02:00pm – 03:00pm

Closing Session

To pass the winter school successfully, participation in all events of the FM&REM WinterSchool is mandatory, except the evening event.

Group work and teamwork are very important during this time. This requires a constant presence. Compulsory attendance begins at 04th of february 2013 at 08:45am and ends at 09th of February 2013 at 03:00pm

The final grade is composed of the attendance and the final presentation. For recognition of 4 U.S. credits or 6 ECTS these parts have to be passed positively regarding the overall rating.

Partner Universities

  • Pratt Insitute, New York
  • InHolland, Diemen
  • NTNU, Trondheim
  • Zuyd Hogeschool, Heerlen


  • Asc. Prof. (FH) Hellmut Alde, FH Kufstein Tirol
  • Sabrina Busko M.A., FH Kufstein Tirol
  • Hans Gijsbers, University of Applied Sciences Zuyd Hogeschool, Heerlen
  • Dr. John D. Gilleard, PhD, HKIE, IFMA Fellow
  • Di Margot Grimm, e7 Energie Markt Analyse, Vienna
  • Univ.-Prof. Dipl. Arch. ETH Dr. Christian Hanus, Donau-Universität Krems
  • Asc. Prof. (FH) Dipl.-Ing. (Univ.) Christian Huber, FH Kufstein Tirol
  • Prof. (FH) Dr. Achim Johannis, FH Kufstein Tirol
  • Prof. Dr. Antje Junghans, NTNU, Trondheim
  • Fred Klammt, WinSol.org, California
  • Asc. Prof. Gerald McGowan, Pratt Institute, New York
  • Mag.rer.soc.oec. Peter Prischl, Reality Consult, Vienna
  • Prof. (FH) Dr. Tobias Schrag, FH Kufstein Tirol
  • Asc. Prof. Audrey Schultz, Pratt Institute, New York
  • Asc. Prof. (FH) Mag (FH) Emanuel Stocker, FH Kufstein Tirol
  • Prof. (FH) Dr. Michael Trübestein, FH Kufstein Tirol
  • Ing. Dirk Zonneveld MSc EMFM, InHolland University, Diemen