This year TRAIL is organising a PhD Congress on site @ Grand Hotel Karel V in Utrecht on September 20th. You can find the program here.

The aim of this conference is to give PhD students the opportunity to present and discuss their proposed, ongoing, or finished work informally with colleagues from several universities, exploring common interests and planning for future (joint) work/publications.

Date: Tuesday 20 September
Venue: Grand Hotel Karel V, Utrecht (

Short Program
09.00 hrs. Registration open
09.45 hrs. Welcome by Prof. Bert van Wee – scientific director and a member of the PhD Council
10.00 hrs. Parallel sessions
12.15 hrs. Lunch
13.00 hrs. Parallel sessions
15.00 hrs. Coffee/tea break
15.20 hrs. Parallel sessions
17.00 hrs  Drinks, Q&A life after PhD & speed dating
18.00 hrs. Dinner
20.00 hrs. End of program
Entrance is free for all TRAIL members and members of TRAIL affiliated universities
For all other participants there will be a fee of 200 euro (only food & beverage)


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