Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Life Sciences

12.04.2024 Welcome Day at the Graduate Centre Life Sciences

Have you recently started your doctorate at the Faculty of Life Sciences? Welcome!

On 12 April 2024, you will have the opportunity to network with other doctoral candidates at the Faculty of Life Sciences. You will also find out what offers and counselling options are available for you at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and other Berlin universities.


Who is allowed to participate?

Doctoral candidates who have been admitted to the Faculty of Life Sciences after 1 January 2023 may participate free of charge.

If you do not belong to this group but would still like to take part in the Welcome Day, please send an enquiry to Dr Julia Klauder (email:


Venue: Invalidenstraße 42, Berlin (Mitte)


Language of the event: English



9.30 am - 9:45 am

Welcome by Prof Ursula Hess, Deputy Dean for Research


9.45 am - 11.15 am

Presentation of some service facilities and offers for doctoral candidates; including

  • Graduate Centre Life Sciences
  • Humboldt Graduate School
  • University Library at HU Berlin
  • International office at HU Berlin
  • HU Docs e.V.


11.30 am - approx. 12.30 pm

Poster session



Register now: Registration form



Family room

A family room is available at Luisenstraße 56, approx. 10 minutes' walk from the venue. You and the person looking after your child(ren) are welcome to use the room for the duration of the workshop. If you are interested, please note this in the registration form or send an email to



The workshop is open to all doctoral candidates of the Faculty of Life Sciences. Of course, this also applies to disabled doctoral candidates and those with limited mobility. Access to the workshop room is barrier-free. If you have any needs that would make it easier for you to access and participate in the workshop, please write to