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HPSL Day 2022

Following last year’s successful first instalment of the HPSL Day, it is our pleasure to invite you to the 2022 HPSL Day in Freiburg. The event takes place on Friday, October 28.10.2022 from 10 am to 6 pm. We are currently planning to hold the event at Kollegiengebäude I (Platz der Universität) according to current COVID-19 guidelines, but depending on the state of the pandemic we might need to switch to a digital or hybrid format.

If you have any questions, you can reach us via We look forward to hearing from you and to welcoming you in Freiburg in October.

Poster proposals

One of the central goals of the event is to provide PhD students with an opportunity to present their projects to their peers. We will do so in the form of two poster sessions in order to allow for in-depth discussions between presenters and the audience, and to allow for more people to present. We cordially invite all PhD students to contribute a poster (DIN A1), irrespective of how far advanced their projects are, as peer feedback is especially valuable in the early stages of a PhD. We are currently investigating options to have the poster printed at the University of Freiburg, more information on this will follow. If you would like to present a poster, please send us an email to until July 15th with the following pieces of information:

  • your name
  • your discipline or field of study
  • the (preliminary) title of your poster
  • a short abstract on your project (appr. 250 words)



Irrespective of whether you would like to present a poster or only attend as an audience member, you will need to register for participation (for both the HPSL Day and the award ceremony). Please use the following form to do so. You will afterwards receive an automatic confirmation email.

Use this form to register for the HPSL Day 2022 and for the award ceremony for the HPSL prize. In order to process your registration the following pieces of information are required (when they are mandatory). Mandatory informtion is marked with an asterisk (*). You can find further information on data protection, especially concerning data collection, here.    

Registration form

Please indicate which parts of the event you will be attending.
Please give your first name
Please give your last name
Please give your title.
Please indicate which group you belong to.
Please choose which university you are affiliated with.
Please give your email address.
Please state which discipline you belong to.
If you would like to specify your pronouns, you can do so here.
If you have any special needs or a disability you would like to inform us about, you can let us know here.
If you have special meal preferences, please specify them below.
For attendees of the HPSL day only: Please provide a (professional) fun fact about yourself. This will be used exclusively for one of our socialising activities.
I agree that pictures taken during the event may later be published.
I agree to having my data processed via the HPSL website, which is hosted by the University in Basel.
I have been provided with information concerning data protection.

Fields with (*) are compulsory.