National PhD Welcome Day – register now!

All first-year PhD candidates in Luxembourg are invited to take part in the National PhD Welcome Day, taking place on Wednesday, 7 December 2016. Anyone wishing to attend the free event, must register by 30 November.

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Wednesday, 7 December 2016, from 14:00 – 20:00

Abbey Neumünster, 28 Rue Münster, 2160 Luxembourg


14.00 – 14.30: Registration & Welcome coffee

14.30 – 16.00: Guided tour, visit of the Luxembourg old Town

16.00 – 16.10: Opening and welcome by Mr. Fernand Reinig – CEO a.i. Interim LIST

16.10 – 16.15: Welcome by Mr. Gaston Schmit, Conseiller de Gouvernement, Ministere de l’Enseignement superieur et de la Recherche Lauching the ” Foreign Resercher’s guide to Luxembourg”

16.15 – 16.30: Keynote speaker Dr Marc Schiltz – Executive Head of the FNR: “Scientific landscape and doctoral training in Luxembourg”

16.30 – 16.40: Keynote speaker Prof. Tonie Van Dam, Vice-Rector for Doctoral Education – University of Luxembourg: “The University of luxembourg and doctoral education strategy”

16.40 – 17.15: Keynote speaker Prof. David Bogle – University College London: “PhD training in Europe – Preparing you to innovate”

17.15 – 17.20: Questions and answers sessions

17.20 – 17.30: Video presentation

17.30 – 17.50: Group picture

17.50 – 21.00: Aperitif and a “walking dinner” – Networking

How to register

Please register here by end of day 30 November.

More information

The event is organised by the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) in partnership with the University of Luxembourg; Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH); Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER); LuxDoc, EURAXESS Luxembourg and the FNR.

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