Elite Network: Snippets of the Network

Snippets of the Network

New research projects and Elite Programs, experiences from seminars and semesters abroad, reports from the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting and interdisciplinary events – our members write about their lives and the work they love.

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Dec 2020
Funding for three new International Doctorate Programs
Now that the previous International Doctoral Programs in the humanities, social sciences and economics will soon be withdrawing from their funding, three new programs in these disciplines have been accepted for funding.
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Nahaufnahme: Eine Hand notiert mit einem Bleistift etwas auf einem Block.
Nov 2020
FIM top-ranked in the CHE Master-Ranking
For the fifth consecutive time, the Elite Graduate Program “Finance & Information Management” (FIM) has maintained the top rank in the nationwide CHE Master-Ranking.
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graphic listing of years
Nov 2020
Eastern Europe, a 'Simpl' Explanation
Stu­dents of the Elite Grad­uate Pro­gram "Cultural Studies of the Middle East" pre­sent­ed their the­matic dossi­er on the image of East­ern Eu­rope in the satiri­cal maga­zine Sim­plicis­simus with an online event and dis­cuss­ed it with ex­perts.
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Pens on writing pad.
Oct 2020
PhD award for Dr. Luca Agnetta
The Low­er Fran­coni­an Me­morial Year Foundation for Sci­ence and the Jul­ius-Maximil­ians-Universi­ty of Würzburg have awarded Dr. rer. nat. Luca Ag­netta a doc­torate award in recognition of his out­stand­ing scien­tific work.
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Portrait photo of Dr. Luca Agnetta
Sep 2020
Digital EBE Summer School is an extensive success
35 doctoral students from the universities of Munich, Erlangen-Nuremberg, Regensburg and Berlin took part in the digital summer school "Applied Microeconomics", which was jointly run with the Collaborative Research Centre "Rationality and Competition”.
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Sep 2020
Alumni report on time after graduation
A number of classes have successfully completed the international master's degree program "Global Change Ecology" (GCE) since it was founded in 2006. Several GCE alumni report on their time after graduation and give the students tips on the way.
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The picture shows Dr. Gesche Blume-Werry
Aug 2020
Listening to Half the World
Würzburg students of the elite graduate program "Satellite Technology" use the hands-on character of the program to set up a ground station to receive radio transmissions via the geostationary satellite Es'hail 2 / QO-100.
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Three students stand in front of the parabolic antenna used to receive transmissions from the Es'hail 2 / QO-100.
Jul 2020
Tackling COVID-19 together
Professors and students of the Erlangen Elite Graduate Program "Integrated Immunology" are engaged in research and diagnostics in the fight against SARS-CoV-2.
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A young woman doing lab diagnostics.
Jul 2020
Corona – Information about the Max Weber-Program
The Max Weber-Program continues its support and program in times of corona. Various digital events and offers are available. Financial aid for a semester abroad is possible on specific conditions.
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Hands push robots across a wooden floor.
Jul 2020
Exchanging research in the heart of Franconia
Joint conference “Electronic properties of 2D semiconductors” (EP2DS) and “Modulated semiconductor structures” (MSS) in Würzburg.
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