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PhD School Leuven

April 12. - 16., 2016

VITI School Leuven


The workshop will take place from April 12 to 16, 2016 in Leuven, Belgium. Accommodation in double (if needed single) rooms and the workshop will be at the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe.


The participants of the RWTH Aachen, the FZ Jülich, the SIMIT Shanghai, the University of Würzburg and the University of Regensburg will come together in comfortable atmosphere to discuss science and cultivate contacts.

Every student should present recent results in a 15 to 20 minutes talk. It can also contain open questions and work in progress which we can discuss.

We will organize external scientific speakers and a coach for Neuro-Linguistic Programming. One of the external speakers is Jens Bardarson from the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems.

Social Events:

On Wednesday we will have a guided city tour. On the last evening we will visit one of the breweries in Leuven known as Europe's beer capital, make a guided tour and have dinner there.


The workshop is organized jointly with Elite Netzwerk Bayern.

Organizers: Peter Schüffelgen, Raphael Kozlovsky, Lars Milz, Helene Plank, Johannes Ziegler, and Petra Högl