Max Planck Schools Day 2020

Max Planck Schools Day 2020

Virtual Event on September 11, 2020

30. Juli 2020
  Registration We kindly ask for your online registration by September 4, 2020. If you are interested in joining us at the Max Planck Schools Day event, please register here.

This fall, the three Max Planck Schools - Cognition, Matter to Life, and Photonics - are looking foward to welcoming new students for the second time. We cordially invite you to attend the annual Max Planck Schools Day. We will celebrate the Max Planck Schools and their partners on September 11, 2020 from 2 p.m. (CEST) onwards.

The virtual event will showcase our cross-organizational initiative and highlight insights of our partners one year into the pilot phase. We are excited to hear from Professor Onur Güntürkün, one of our fellows, about his passion for science and how the passion feeds into the Max Planck Schools. Most of all, we want to provide the first and second student cohort of the three Max Planck Schools with a platform to meet and nework.

Join us for a lively discussion an take the opportunity to meet the people behind the success story of the Max Planck Schools.  


2:00 p.m. Welcome Address

Prof. Dr. Peter-André Alt, President of the German Rectors’ Conference

2:15 p.m. Panel Discussion "Globalization in Crisis: Brain Gain or Brain Drain?"

with the presidents and rectors of partner universities

Prof. Bernhard Eitel, President of University of Heidelberg

Prof. Thomas Hofmann, President of Technical University of Munich (TUM)

Prof. Beate Schücking, Rector of Leipzig University

Prof. Walter Rosenthal, President of Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Prof. Günter Leugering, Vice President Research of Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nürnberg (FAU)

Dr. Hanieh Fattahi, Fellow of the Max Planck School of Photonics

Prof. Patrick Haggard, Fellow of the Max Planck School of Cognition

3:00 p.m.  Lecture „My Passion for Science"

by Prof. Onur Güntürkün, Ruhr University Bochum (RUB), Fellow of the Max Planck School of Cognition

3:45 p.m.  Concluding Remarks

Prof. Dr. Martin Stratmann, President of the Max Planck Society

4:00 p.m. Break

4:30 p.m.  Networking Sessions for Students

For any questions regarding the registration process please contact EUROKONGRESS:


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