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Doctorate at the DSSE: Prospects and Perspectives

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Veranstaltung: Freitag, den 29. März 2019 16:00 - 18:30
Ort: Belval Campus
Maison des Sciences Humaines, room Black Box.
11, porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette

The Doctoral School in Science and Engineering (DSSE), part of the University of Luxembourg, organises for the first time an informative and networking event entitled “Value of Structured Doctoral Education“. It will take place on Friday 29 March 2019 on Belval campus.


16:00 Welcome Speech and Introduction

Prof. Serge Haan, Vice Dean, Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC)

16:10 Presentation of DESCOM: Doctoral Education in Science Communication

Nicole Paschek, Project Management

16:20 Panel Discussion

Moderation Prof. Susanne Siebentritt, Head of the DSSE

17:20 Beer tasting and informal networking

18:30 Closing


Especially intended for Master and young PhD students, the event will enable to discuss the following topics:

– Is there added value of formal doctoral courses and formal training activities for the professional career?
– How useful did you find transferable skills training?
– How to get noticed in the job market: building skills that translate to all careers
– Getting postdoctoral experience in industry
– Moving into industry without postdoctoral experience
– Finding and succeeding in an academic postdoc
– Academia: Balancing teaching & research

After the panel discussion, a beer tasting will provide a more informal frame for personal exchange between participants and the invited Alumni.


Please register via this link before 25 March 2019.