Influence Your Future – Join the EduDay

16.11.2017 | 14:00 to 18:00

Institute for Molecular Medicine, University of Freiburg, Stefan-Meier-Str. 17, Freiburg, Germany (1st floor, room 01006)

EUCOR – Anlass

Thema sind Graduiertenschulen und die verschiedenen Ausprägungen in der Schweiz, Deutschland, Frankreich und den USA. Ein Vertreter von Novartis wird sich aus der Perspektive eines Arbeitgebers zum Thema äussern.


  • 12:30 Coordinators' Lunch
  • 14:00 Uni Freiburg - Dr. Marco Cavallari Welcome words

Grad School Pitches - PhD in the Past

  • 14:05 Uni Freiburg SGBM - Prof. Christoph Borner
 "Graduate schools today - How much structure is needed?"
  • 14:20 Uni Freiburg IMPRS - Dr. Kyle Austin 
“Beyond the Basics: Building Professional Experience while at the Bench
  • 14:35 Virginia Tech - Vice-President Prof. Karen DePauw "Evolving graduate education in the US context"
  • 14:50 Novartis - Dr. Goonaselan (Colin) Pillai
 "Industry-academia collaborations for scientific skills training in the Global North and the Global South"
  • 15:05 Uni Basel - PD Christian Imdorf 
"Transferable skills and PhD education in Switzerland. A view from the Global Perspectives Programme"
  • 15:20 Uni Strasbourg - Vice-Présidente Prof. Véronique Bulach "The Doctoral Training at the University of Strasbourg"
  • 15:35 Booth Set-up and Coffee

16:00 Ask the Coordinators - PhD in the Present - Individual Booths

17:00 The PhD of the Future - Panel Discussion

18:00 Coordinators' Dinner

Registrations are welcome at

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