Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Lebenswissenschaftliche Fakultät

06.05.2021 Networking event "Ask a (soon-to-be) PhD"

  • Wann 06.05.2021 von 17:00 bis 19:00
  • Wo Zoom Conference
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Want to get sincere insights into PhD life and/ or exchange views and ideas about the doctoral phase? Then you are cordially invited to the online event "Ask a (soon-to-be) PhD", organized by your doctoral student representatives at the Faculty of Life Sciences and the Graduate Centre Life Sciences at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. In this event, the invited speakers will share their experiences and knowledge on a wide variety of topics related to PhD life, such as funding your PhD, having an exchange semester, and challenges and rewards along the way. The event will provide honest and truthful guidance about PhD Journey from people who completed their PhD or are at a late stage of their PhD. It is not always possible to foresee everything that comes with a PhD, but you can always ask a (soon-to-be) PhD.

The event is open to all PhD and master students from the Faculty of Life Sciences. Participation is free of charge. Registration before the event is not essential, but desired.



Session A

17:00 - 17:30 - Funding options for PhD

17:30 - 18:00 - Chosing a supervisor and a topic

18:00 - 18:30 - Academia or not, still PhD?

18:30 - 19:00 - Doctoral phase: ideal vs. reality


Session B

17:00 - 17:30 - Mental health

17:30 - 18:00 - Experiences abroad and gap years

18:00 - 18:30 - Ups and downs during doctoral phase

18:30 - 19:00 - Academia or not, still post doc?


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Meeting-ID: 634 0179 7898
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