HIGRADE Conference 2015. Photo: Gunnar Dreßler/UFZ

HIGRADE Conference

At the HIGRADE Conference, doctoral researchers in their final year present their work and HIGRADE Alumni receive their HIGRADE Certificates. The conference takes place twice a year, in spring and in autumn.

Next HIGRADE Conference:

HIGRADE Fall Conference 2016

- 26 September 2016, UFZ Leipzig: KUBUS -

Register here by 16 September 2016


2:00 pm Welcome & Opening (Prof. Georg Teutsch / Dr. Jula Zimmermann)

2:10 pm Poster Pitches

2:30 pm Open Poster Session

3:30 pm Award Ceremony

  • awarding of HIGRADE certificates and poster prizes
  • announcement of winners of UFZ Doctoral Award & UFZ Supervision Award 2016
  • presentations of scientists on their career and doctoral thesis
            Ines Thronicker (UPOL, UFZ)
            Prof. Erika Kothe (FSU Jena)

from 5:00 pm