Dedicated supervision at the edge of research
Students within the program enter active areas of research via several dedicated projects – placing them directly in research teams both at universities or abroad. Here students are taken to the frontiers of research very early on and particular emphasis is put on enabling them to work independently. Projects abroad are also financially supported by the Elite Network of Bavaria.
Masterful communication of great ideas is as important as their conception. Semi-annual Study Days and an annual Study Week provide intensive training for communication of what students have learnt or discovered in their projects. The Study Week will usually highlight one area of physics of foundational importance or an area of current research interest, which will be chosen together by students and professors.
The Study Days and the Study Week are a unique opportunity for students to interact with professors informally, invited guest speakers from all over the world and their fellow students from Regensburg and Erlangen. Many scientific ideas are born in such informal settings.