Block Course

The Graduate School Electrochemical Energy Storage (GS-EES) cordially invites you to the 1st part of the Block Course 'Materials, Functioning and Technology of Batteries' which will take place from 16.02.2020 – 20.02.2020 at Schloss Reisensburg.

In addition to the overview about a broad range of scientific topics related to electrochemical energy storage the block course will also cover some additional skill training. It is also a great opportunity to get to know your fellows doing their research in POLiS.

A preliminary timetable of the program is available at link.

Successful participation in both parts of the block course is mandatory part of the GS-EES program for doctoral researchers.
Post docs are also welcome to join the block course.

Expenses for food and accommodation will be covered by the GS-EES for POLiS affiliates.

Further information about Schloss Reisensburg link Please register on-line before the 18.01.2020.

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