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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Sep 2018
Italian Journey
Students of the Elite Graduate Program “Bavarian Graduate School of Computational Engineering“ participated in 2018 again in large numbers at the Ferienakademie in Sarntal (South Tyrol, Italy). This summer school was organized by the Technical University of Munich, the FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, and the University of Stuttgart.
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Two young men sit on a rock on top of a mountain, a third student cowers behind them and looks over their shoulders. The two sitting students wear caps and focus on their notebooks.
16
Sep 2018
Istria in Transition
Rijeka, Pula, Koper and Trieste: these were the destinations of the annual summer school of the fourteenth year group of the Elite Graduate Program “East European Studies”. The aim of the seminar was to analyse the complex relations between the sea, modernity and identity in Istria.
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A group of people cycling through a park.
16
Sep 2018
SIMS Europe 2018
Ben­edikt Win­hard, stu­dent of the Grad­uate Elite Pro­gram “Ad­vanced Ma­terials and Pro­cess­es” deep­ened his re­search into sec­ondary ion mass spec­trom­etry (SIMS) dur­ing his stud­ies. His su­pervi­sor Dr. Ing. Ma­nuela Killi­an rec­om­mended partic­ipa­tion in the con­fer­ence "SIMS Eu­rope 2018" in Mün­ster. At this occa­sion, he also pre­sent­ed a scien­tific poster on his first re­search work.
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A young man and a woman smile into a camera.
14
Sep 2018
Roggenburg Practical Academy
From 14 to 21 Sep­tem­ber 2019 some 90 Max We­ber schol­arship hold­ers at­tend­ed the Prac­tical Academy at the Bild­ungszen­trum in Roggenburg. The partic­ipants agreed that the Academy could actu­ally have con­tinued for at least an­other week! That is, in a way, the only draw­back of a Prac­tical Academy: it’s over after just one week.
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A close-up image of a hand-made car.
09
Sep 2018
Guest lecture with a renowned expert
Prof. Ste­phen Han­sen (Ox­ford) held a lec­ture on “Ma­chine Learning Methods for Econ­omists“. He ex­plained the sta­te-of-the-art meth­ods of ma­chine learn­ing and their im­ple­men­tation in eco­nom­ics.
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Detail image: A person‘s left hand is holding an opened notebook, while the right hand is taking a note with a pencil.
01
Sep 2018
Study week in South Tyrol
Every year the students of the "Physics Advanced" Elite Graduate Program travel to South Tyrol in order to study a specific topic - different from what usually is considered in their university courses. In September 2018 the students engaged in the opportunities and risks of Artificial Intelligence.
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Young people sit on a terrace and are engaged in a discussion against a mountain background.
15
Aug 2018
IISB Summer School
The summer school on Crystal Growth is offered by the Fraunhofer IISB to MAP students on a yearly basis. It provides an understanding of why crystals have been a fascinating material to scientists and engineers until today.
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A group of young people on a forest road smiles into the camera.
10
Aug 2018
Startup Tour Berlin
Once again, students and alumni of the Elite Graduate Program "Honours Degree in Technology Management" visited various startups in Berlin. In addition to interesting and surprising insights into the world of startups, there was also time for joint activities and exploring Berlin.
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A group of young people smile into the camera.
01
Jul 2018
International Workshop in Bamberg
Under the guidance of Visiting Professor Dr. Elke Hartmann, students of the Elite Graduate Program “Cultural Studies of the Middle East” organized and held an international workshop with the title “Travelers in and from the Orient and their literature” in Bamberg.
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The picture shows pens on top of a stack of paper.
28
Jun 2018
The EBE Summer Meeting
The EBE Sum­mer Meet­ing is a bi­enni­ally held inter­na­tional con­fer­ence for young econ­omists from around the globe. It is orga­nized by the doc­toral stu­dents in the Inter­na­tional Doc­torate Pro­gram “Evi­dence Based Eco­nom­ics”.
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Participants at the EBE Summer Meeting 2018
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