PhD student networking opportunity in Germany 6 December 2018

Our international collaborator, the Helmholtz Graduate School for Infection Research (GS-FIRE) in Braunschweig, Germany, is inviting NDPIA PhD students to the GS-FIRE 11th international PhD symposium 6 December 2018 in Braunschweig – the symposium and accommodation in Germany 5-7 December are free of charge.

German PhD students and Master students in Life Science and related disciplines are invited to the symposium. At the symposium participants will present their research either via a poster or via an oral presentation (if selected) and there will be many opportunities for networking.

Registration deadline for NDPIA PhD students – 22 October 2018

The first four NDPIA PhD students who apply to the event will be admitted and can apply for a maximum of 3 500 SEK for NDPIA co-funding of travel costs (see below). Airports in Hannover or Berlin are the best options for reaching Braunschweig.

Admitted NDPIA PhD students are strongly encouraged to promote NDPIA at the symposium (link to NDPIA promotion material) and will be asked to provide a short summary of their learning outcomes for publication at NDPIA web site (link to a previous summary).

If you want to participate in the retreat, please send an e-mail to by 22 October at the latest and you will receive additional information and an abstract form to fill out.

If you are admitted to the retreat, please send an e-mail to to apply for NDPIA co-funding of travel costs to participate in the activity (co-funding will be paid after the retreat has taken place but please send the request upon admittance).