PhaNuSpo Annual Retreat 2023


What you can expect: a two-day programme filled with interesting scientific lectures presenting the research diversity of our doc school, poster presentations by PhDs, invited key-note speaker and as well as discussions that strengthen interdisciplinary research and exchange between research groups, PhDs and PIs. Also on the programme are workshops on career development, work-life balance & wellbeing strategies, supervision, and outdoor and social activities.

Our annual retreat is a nice change from everyday life at university and a perfect opportunity to exchange ideas and to network with other PhD students and PIs. And last but not least, having fun.


  • Date & time: 18-19 September 2023
    Exact times to be confirmed: leaving Vienna at 8:30 and leaving Söchau at 15:00, with organised bus transfer, about 1:45 one-way
  • Where: Meiers Oststeirischer Hof in Söchau, Styria
  • Who: PhD students & PIs who are PhaNuSpo members 
  • Costs of transfers, accommodation, lunches, dinner and coffee breaks are covered by the PhaNuSpo budget
  • Childcare during the retreat
  • Benefits: 1 ECTS for participation, 2 ECTS for poster presentation or jury member
  • Poster award for the 3 best posters

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