Training course · UP 3D Printing & Visualisation Centre

Introduction to 3D technologies

Beginner Level Course

Erasmus+ VIBE project

Discover together the world of 3D!

If asked, can you tell us what 3D technology is used for? Have you ever seen a 3D printer? Maybe you have one at home? Would you like to design something you can print, but don't really know how to get started?

If you've been interested for a long time and want to know more than ever, the University of Pécs (UP) is the place to be! The 3D Printing and Visualization Center (UP 3D Centre) is offering a course for kids (minimum age: 12) and their parents. The 5-day course is open to anyone on their own, but we welcome parent-child or child-child pairs. The focus will be on learning about 3D printing and all the basics you need to get started: printing, designing, sculpting and many more. In addition to the theory, there is a strong emphasis on practice: in addition to the use of design software, you will be shown 3D printers and the special devices used in the UP 3D Centre, and at the end of the course you will be able to print your creations. Learn together about the world of 3D from the staff of the UP 3D Printing and Visualization Centre! We welcome all interested people from autumn 2021, for more details visit

Dream! Invent! Create!













For applicants in pairs 



University of Pécs 3D Printing & Visualisation Centre
7624 Pécs, Boszorkány street 2.


Introduction to the UP 3D Centre's machinery with guided tour

Theoretical basics of 3D printing

The basics of 3D modelling in Blender software

Chess piece 3D modelling and printing

Operating a 3D printer and printing a chess piece

3D modelling and printing of a vase

Phone holder modelling and 3D printing

Piggy bank modelling and 3D printing

3D scanning

Coin modelling based on 3D scanning

The aim of the course

Our aim is to set you on the path to making your 3D ideas a reality. To do this, we'll provide you with the confident knowledge that includes the basics of 3D modelling in Blender and the use of 3D printers and scanners. All we need from you is curiosity, creativity and enthusiasm for new technologies.

Prerequisite: Interest in 3D technology

Theoretical training with hands-on training at the 3D Centre


Cutting-edge technology is just the first step

Specific knowledge and creativity backed up by the most advanced technologies inherently attract innovation. The UP 3D Printing and Visualisation Centre offers exactly that; equipped with skilled professionals and the latest technologies, it is ready to meet the challenges of the future. These are special assets for our university, but in the long term they are what the city and the region need most.

3D printing and 3D visualisation technology have now come of age, being no longer science fiction but at most bold, but by now within reach, solutions to a given problem. At the same time, its research and development potential, its cutting-edge appeal - its astonishing rate of progress - remains unbroken. The University of Pécs has had the foresight to get on this "innovation express train" early, recognising the strategic advantage that is increasingly evident as technology is implemented in practical research, in industry and slowly but surely reaches direct consumers.

The 3D Printing and Visualisation Centre, which grew out of the UP 3D project, is a think tank in this rapidly evolving field, bringing together a wide range of disciplines to stay at the forefront of testing, implementing and innovating the latest technologies.

3D technology has begun to fundamentally change the way we work in engineering, healthcare and the arts, and will have a spectacular impact on all our daily lives in the foreseeable future. It is not just additive manufacturing that is important; modern imaging solutions, visual design and styling, engineering design, new art forms are all part of this ever-expanding horizon. The main strength and uniqueness of the 3D project in Pécs lies in the fact that it is not only focused on specific sub-disciplines, but is capable of international-level R&D through the synergy of knowledge accumulated in the participating university faculties. It is closely linked to interdisciplinary inter-faculty projects such as the UP Medical School Medi Skills Lab (practical medical training), UP E-Health projects, the Neurorehabilitation and Human-Machine Relationship Research Centre, medical imaging and surgical visualisation, educational development using virtual reality or practical development of prosthetics and medical devices. The aim is to deliver a complete portfolio of services based on 3D technologies, able to serve researchers, artists, healthcare, industry and, in the longer term, the individual population.

The PTE 3D Centre is now moving beyond the role of a research and development workshop, by giving the citizens of the University and later the city the opportunity to get directly acquainted with this rapidly developing technology. From May 2021, they are looking for students who, in addition to learning about the mysteries of 3D technology, would like to become involved in the implementation of similar training courses as instructors. In addition, there will be many opportunities for personal development and active involvement in individual and university R&D&I activities.


The registration form will be available here when our next training will be announced.