Bericht , Nachricht vom 08.01.2016
Prof. Dr. Axel A. Weber, Chairman of Boards of Trustees congratulates Graduates 2015 of the DIW Graduate Center
On 11th of December 2015, seven junior scientists received their certificates at the 2015 Commencement Ceremony of the Graduate Center at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). On hand to congratulate the students were DIW Berlin President Marcel Fratzscher, GC Dean Helmut Lütkepohl, and the new Chairman of the DIW Berlin Board of Trustees, Prof. Dr. Axel A. Weber.
Prof. Dr. Weber, in his commencement speech, emphasized the importance of finding a job that makes one happy.
Our heartiest congratulations go to Dr. Alexandra Avdeenko, Dr. Veronika Bertram-Hümmer, Dr. Christoph Große Steffen, Dr. Sören Radde, Dr. Philipp Moritz Richter, Dr. Nina Wald, and Dr. Doreen Triebe—who was unable to attend the ceremony.
The DIW Graduate Center, founded in 2006 with the help of the Leibniz-Association, provides a well-structured four-year PhD program in the field of economics for individuals from around the world. In close cooperation with Humboldt-University Berlin, Free University Berlin, Technical University Berlin, and the University of Potsdam, the GC combines coursework with practical work in the research departments of DIW Berlin. Students are selected out of the hundreds of national and international applications received annually.