The BIG-NSE is an international Graduate School founded on May 29 2007 at the Technische Universitaet Berlin (TUB). The School is part of the Cluster "Unified Concepts in Catalysis" (UniCat: see www.unicat.tu-berlin.de) founded by the TUB and five other Institutions in the Berlin area within the framework of the "Excellence Initiative" of the German Government. The high-ranking research in catalysis covers a broad range of topics from natural sciences to engineering. The success of this research programme, which is unique in Germany, requires highly qualified and motivated young researchers in the different projects. With the founding of BIG-NSE, UniCat aims to recruit the most gifted students and young researchers in the world and offer them a broad, high level structured educational programme in order to prepare them for the high-ranking research performed at the cluster.
The latest deadline for application submission was January 15 2013 (the next one is January 15 2014). If you are interested in obtaining your PhD within the BIG-NSE, do not hesitate to send us your application documents a few months before the next deadline, using our online application portal.
Wednesday, 24. April 2nd BIG-NSE graduation ceremony on May 17!
14 recently finished PhD BIG-NSE students receive their BIG-NSE graduation certificate!
Wednesday, 10. April PhD evaluation seminars in April, May and June 2013
The next PhD evaluation seminars for the running PhDs (batches WS09, WS10 and WS11) will take place on:
- Friday April 19 (schedule here)
- Friday May 3: details here
- Friday May 31: details here
- Friday June...
Thursday, 3. January 6th BIG-NSE workshop on Friday January 11th
As every year once their "Initial Phase" is finished, the new PhD students of BIG-NSE will soon have the great honor to present their PhD work plan in front of the UniCat community.
All presentations will take place on...
Monday, 1. October Initial Program WS2012 started
Since Oktober 1st the new Initial Phase program has started. Again a combination of basic lectures, excursions, soft skill courses and social events are offered in particular to the PhD students of the new batch. Many activities...
Friday, 1. June PhD evaluation day on coming Friday June 8
The fourth and last PhD evaluation day for this year will take place on coming Friday, June 8, as already announced several months ago. A nice program containing no less than 9 scientific PhD work reports will be presented...