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ConFoBi Symposium


Once per year the PhD students present their work, discuss the current status and plan the next steps of our research.

This takes place at a symposium held in English where also invited external guests will give presentations.

Herewith we cordially invite you to this year’s symposium from 28th February to 1st March in Freiburg in the “Haus zur Lieben Hand”.

Please register your participation at the symposium until Tuesday 20th February via email ( with the following details:

  • First name, last name, affiliation, email address
  • Taking part at lunch (28.2.) yes/no
  • Taking part at lunch (1.3.) yes/no

Participation without lunch can be registered until 26th February. We would be delighted to welcome you to our symposium.

See the full Programme for the symposium here



To get an insight into the daily life of forest researchers, have a look at our blog posts.

There are new opportunities for MSc students and Hiwis (research assistants), please see Opportunities page.

All scientific positions are currently filled.  For externally funded participation, please see the Separately Funded page.  

DFG granted the proposal – see press release