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CeNS Retreat Kleinwalsertal 2018

April 4 - 7, 2018

Scope of the Retreat

This retreat brings together young researchers of the Center for NanoScience (CeNS) in an informal atmosphere. The talks and poster session are intended to give the graduate students an overview of current research within CeNS. In addition, workshops on transferable skills and career talks will complement the program.


The retreat takes place at the Opens external link in new windowMarburger Haus in Hirschegg in the beautiful scenery of the Kleinwalsertal. The Marburger Haus can be reached by train to Oberstorf and a by the Kleinwalsertal bus starting at Oberstorf station.
More detailed directions are to be found here: https://www.uni-marburg.de/uni-bund/kwt/anfahrt.

Program Committee

The program committee is composed of the current CeNS student representatives:

  • Veit Giegold
  • Alexandra Götz
  • Niklas Keller


The retreat will start on Wednesday, April 4 at about 4.00 pm and will end on Friday, April 6 at about 9.00 pm (return to Munich on Saturday, April 7) and will combine:

  • oral presentations by PhD students (20 minutes each)
  • poster session
  • transferable skills workshops on leadership and job applications
  • career talks by Prof. Tim Liedl (LMU) and Dr. Johann Feckl (Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft)

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The workshop is open to CeNS associates. Participation fee is EUR 100,00 (free for invited speakers). The number of places is limited to 26. Please register online by March 5.

After registration, you will receive payment details in a separate e-mail within one week. Payment of the participation fee is due by March 23 at the latest.

Group Travel to Hirschegg by bus

CeNS will organize a direct bus transfer form Munich to Hirschegg on Wednesday, April 4. More information will follow soon.


We have booked rooms for speakers and participants from Wednesday (4th) to Saturday morning (7th) in the Marburger Haus. Rooms with 2 or 3 beds with shared bathrooms will be at disposal for the participants, and single rooms for speakers.

Registration Form

Confirmed Speakers


Workshop Venue

Marburger Haus
Arndt und Petra Oelkers
Wäldelestraße 16
87568 Hirschegg/Kleinwalsertal

Workshop Organization

Opens window for sending emailDr. Susanne Hennig
Center for NanoScience (CeNS)
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
D-80539 München
Tel: +49-(0)89-2180-5791
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