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CeNS Retreat Kleinwalsertal 2023

March 19-22, 2023

Scope of the Retreat

This retreat brings together early career researchers of the Center for NanoScience (CeNS) in an informal atmosphere. Talks and a poster session will give the graduate students an overview of current research within CeNS. In addition, workshops on transferable skills, career talks and social activities 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 Oberstdorf and by the Kleinwalsertal bus starting at Oberstdorf station. More detailed directions are to be found here: https://www.marburgerhaus.at/kontakt-info/lage-anfahrt/.

Program Committee

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

  • Christoph Gruber
  • Melisande Kost
  • Lin Nan


We will depart from Munich on Sunday, March 19 at about 1.00 pm and will return to Munich on Wednesday, March 22 around noon. The retreat will combine:

  • oral presentations by PhD students (20 minutes each)
  • poster session
  • career talks
  • social activities

In addition, we will offer two parallel transferable skills workshops (tba).


The workshop is open to CeNS associates. Participation fee is EUR 100,00 (free for students delivering a talk). The number of places is limited to 26. Please Opens external link in new windowregister online by March 1.

After registration, you will receive payment details in a separate e-mail within one week. Payment of the participation fee is due by March 10 at the latest.

Group Travel to Hirschegg by bus

CeNS will organize a direct bus transfer form Munich to Hirschegg on Sunday, March 19. More information will follow soon.


We have booked rooms for speakers and participants from Sunday to Wednesday morning in the Marburger Haus. Rooms with 2-4 beds with shared bathrooms will be at disposal for the participants, and single rooms for speakers.

Workshop Venue

Marburger Haus
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
Opens external link in new windowwww.cens.de


Please register Opens external link in new windowhere by March 1.