Berlin University Alliance: Online Retreat I (english)

Berlin University Alliance: Online Retreat I (english)16.11.2020 10:00 - 13:45 (Mon)online - Webex
Berlin University Alliance: Online Retreat I (english)17.11.2020 09:00 - 13:45 (Tue)online - Webex
Berlin University Alliance: Online Retreat I (english)18.11.2020 09:00 - 13:45 (Wed)online - Webex
Berlin University Alliance: Online Retreat I (english)19.11.2020 09:00 - 13:45 (Thu)online - Webex


Target Group: Doctoral students at the beginning of their doctorate from Freie Universität, Humboldt-Universität, Technische Universität und Charité

What motivates you to do a doctorate? What are your goals when writing a doctoral thesis? It is a long way from the decision to do a doctorate to the moment you hold the doctoral certificate in your hands. Do you ask yourself how to successfully master this time, what is important to keep in mind and where you can find support? 
During this retreat qualified trainers will support you in the planning and implementation of your dissertation project by introducing you to tools for project planning, self-management, stress and conflict management. Additionally, there is the possibility to book an individual coaching session in order to address individual matters.  Through a joint mindful exercise break at noon you will gain energy and learn techniques with which you can also recharge your batteries in your everyday life.

- Where are you now and what is your goal?
- Insight into German academia and your own role in it
- Techniques for your self-management and project planning
- Organizing supervision – some suggestions

Short workshops with input and work phases in break-out sessions.
Self-reflection. Individual coaching sessions. Mindful exercises. Huddle.


Are you a doctoral candidate at a member institution of the Berlin University Alliance but not yet registered? Then go to Please keep in mind to use an institutional email address of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin or Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. And please do so as soon as possible to be ready for booking. Contact us at if you have any further questions.


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