CEITEC PhD and Postdoc Retreat

26 to 27 April 2018, Telč, Czech Republic

Following two previous successful events - the 2015 CEITEC PhD Retreat in Valtice and the 2017 CEITEC PhD Retreat II in Telč - the CEITEC PhD and Postdoc Retreat is taking place again.

The organizing institutions:

Partner of the event:

This event could not happen without the generous support provided by our sponsors - check the sponsor section here

Project acknowledgement:
​    This event received funding from project SINNCE.

The organization of the Retreat is one of many activities of the CEITEC PhD Student Committee. Who are we? What do we do? Find out more about the Student Committee here! 

The CEITEC PhD and Postdoc Retreat is a two-day conference that brings together PhD students and postdocs of CEITEC and partner institutions working in life sciences, material sciences, chemistry and physics. Taking place in the beautiful historical town of Telč, it will be featuring inspiring invited lectures held by the foremost scientists in the life and material science coming from both Czech Republic and abroad, a series of student talks and a poster session. Stress-free informal environment for friendly discussions is guaranteed!​

PhD Retreat II 2017's Book of Abstracts and website:


If you are interested to take part in the CEITEC PhD and Postdoc Retreat, please register and submit a one-page abstract. The deadline for abstract submission is 10 March 2018 and the participants will be notified about the acceptance of the abstract by the beginning of April 2018. There is a symbolical registration fee of 500 CZK (approximately 20 €) and the conference is all-inclusive, i.e. transport to Telč, acommodation in shared rooms, meals and drinks are all covered. Upon registration, you will be immediately issued a receipt, which you can re-imburse with your department.

​There will be approximately 25 time slots for student talks and the rest of the participants will be asked to present their research as a poster (A0 format).

This website will be gradually updated with practical information and more detailed programme of the conference. The CEITEC PhD Retreat organization team is looking forward to seeing you in Telč!


Participants of the CEITEC PhD and Postdoc Retreat 2018, 26-27 April 2018, Telč

Video of the first CEITEC PhD Retreat, April 2015, Valtice