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BIGSSS Welcomes Representatives from 45 Graduate Schools of All Disciplines

March 29 - March 30, 2017
University of Bremen, UNICOM, Conference Room (7.3280)
Mary-Somerville-Str. 9
28359 Bremen

On March 29-30, BIGSSS hosts the 3. Conference of DFG Excellence Initiative Graduate Schools in Bremen.

During the two-day program, representatives of all 45 German graduate schools which have received funding in the DFG Excellence Initiative are invited to discuss the future of structured doctoral education in Germany. BIGSSS is looking forward to welcoming you in Bremen soon!


On the first day, science journalist Jan-Martin Wiarda and Prof. Andreas Breiter, Vice President Research at the University of Bremen, talk about future prospects of graduate education at German universities and engage in discussions with the representatives of structured graduate programs in various scietific disciplines. On the second day, workshops tackle topics that concern the everday work routines of graduate schools, such as electronic program administration and science communication to the broader public.

You can also download the final program.

How to find us:

The 3. Conference of DFG ExIni Graduate Schools will take place at:

BIGSSS | Universität Bremen

UNICOM Haus 9 "Salzburg" | Third Floor | Mary-Somerville-Str. 9 | 28359 Bremen

For travel info and campus map, please click here.