Introduction (C. Detraz and P. Kienle). How is it possible to measure a nuclear temperature? (B. Tamain). Light-particle emission as a probe of reaction mechanism and nuclear excitation (D. Guerreau). Dissipative phenomena at Fermi energies (A. Olmi). Fission and neutron emission of hot nuclei (D. Hilscher, D.J. Hinde and H. Rossner). Theory and experiment of giant resonances in hot nuclei (A. Bracco, P.F. Bortignon and R.A. Broglia). Multifragmentation: a probe for hot expanding nuclei (J. Pochodzalla). Current status of the theoretical treatment of the space-time evolution in nuclear collision processes (G. Peiler et al.). Thermal and statistical properties of nuclei and nuclear systems (L.G. Moretto and G.J. Wozniak). Fragmentation - Experiments for the production of exotic beams (B. Blank et al.). Scaling and critical behaviour in nuclear fragmentation (X. Campi). Nuclear matter flow in the Kr+Au collisions at 43 MeV/u (R. Bougault et al.). The method of intensity interferometry (H. Doubre). Time scale of particle emission using nuclear interferometry (D. Ardouin et al.). Hard-photon and neutral-meson production in heavy ion collisions (V. Metag). Transfer of nucleons between nuclei (W. von Oertzen).