The VISESS-wide PhD Welcome aims to introduce new, current and prospective VISESS students and supervisors to the doctoral school and its activities. Get to know the doctoral school and learn about the PhD programme and school activities, get introduced to the Big Picture seminar series and connect with other students and supervisors over snacks and drinks!

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VISESS-wide PhD Welcome 2022

Tuesday, 18.10.2022, 14:00-16:00
UZAII Lecture hall 1 (2A120)

  • 14:00    Welcome and short introduction VISESS team
    Glenn van de Ven (Director) and Alvaro Hacar, Patrick Sakdapolrak, Chi Zhang (Branch coordinators), Alessio Giustolisi, Christoph Kettler, Lukas Gehrig, Rodrigo Guadarrama, Agata Wislocka (PhD representatives), Martina Egger (Admin coordinator), Ourania Kounadi (Big Picture Seminar leader)
  • 14:10    Introduction to VISESS
    Martina Egger (Admin coordinator)
  • 14:25    Introduction to the Big Picture Seminar series and upcoming Big Picture Talks and Events
    Ourania Kounadi (Big Picture Seminar leader) and Laurane Fréour, Paula Granero, Gwenaël Van Looveren, Tadeja Veršič, Agata  Wislocka, Richard Kramer, Vlad Rastau (Big Picture Talk organisers)
  • 14:40    Introduction round
    all students and supervisors
  • 15:10    Get-together with snacks and drinks

Register here. Note: If you have already registered for the Big Picture seminar series, no further registration is required.

We look forward to seeing you there!

For further information or in case of questions please contact: Martina Egger (, 4277-53009).