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CeNS Retreat Kleinwalsertal 2019

March 21-23, 2019

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 complement the program.


The retreat takes place at the Opens external link in new windowSöllerhaus in Hirschegg in the beautiful scenery of the Kleinwalsertal. The Söllerhaus can be reached by train to Oberstdorf and by the Kleinwalsertal bus starting at Oberstdorf station. More detailed directions are to be found here: https://www.soellerhaus.de/das-soellerhaus/anreiselage.

Program Committee

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

  • Alexander Biewald
  • Lisa Haddick
  • Linh Nguyen


The retreat will start on Thursday, March 21 at noon and will end on Saturday, March 23 at about 9.00 pm (return to Munich on Sunday, March 24) and will combine:

  • oral presentations by PhD students (20 minutes each)
  • poster session
  • transferable skills workshops on leadership and job applications
  • career talks


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.

Registration will open at the beginning of 2019.

After registration, you will receive payment details in a separate e-mail. Payment of the participation fee is due by February 21 at the latest.

Group Travel to Hirschegg by bus

CeNS will organize a direct bus transfer from Munich to Hirschegg and back. Detailed information will be sent out by e-mail to the participants.


We have booked rooms for speakers and participants from Thursday (21st) to Sunday morning (24th) in the Söllerhaus. Rooms with 2 or 3 beds, partly with shared bathrooms, will be at disposal for the participants.

Workshop Venue

Söllerhaus der Universität Stuttgart
Familie Scheiwiller
Schöntalweg 10
A-6992/D-87568 Hirschegg

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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