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DIAMOND - TESTARE PhD School on Perovskite PV




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Phd School on Perovskite PV


April 15-17, 2024       FREIBURG, Germany


The PhD School on Perovskite PV was launched as a collaborative effort by DIAMOND and TESTARE HORIZON projects. 

The Joint PhD school, which will take place between 15 and 17 April 2024 in FREIBURG, Germany, is tailored for PhD students and early-stage researchers. It represents a unique opportunity of Joint Action between two Horizon Projects that will foster an environment where expertise meets enthusiasm.


Be part of a transformative experience that goes beyond traditional learning, contributing to the rapid advancement of this dynamic field. Secure your spot and embark on a journey into the future of solar energy.

This is a complimentary event, covering all expenses for lunch and social activities.

Your only financial commitment will be towards your travel and accommodation.


 What it offers?

Intesifyng Photovoltaic Research by:

  • In-depth Lectures: Gather valuable insights from the lecturers and speakers specialized in the DIAMOND and TESTARE project consortia providing in-depth lectures.
  • Industry Practices: Learn about the industrialization of perovskite PV at our event. An opportunity to gain an understanding about the technologies at the helm of industry developments.
  • Interactive Environment: Participate in complimentary social activities, including a city and tour bar, a Black Forest excursion, and the PhD School Dinner —ideal for sparking new research ideas.
  • Featured Talks & Speakers: Uncover cutting-edge insights at our PhD School, bridging minds in perovskite photovoltaics. Engage with invited experts and DIAMOND/TESTARE speakers, fostering innovation through shared knowledge. Elevate your research journey—join us!


  1. Carbon-based electrodes
  2. Simulation and characterization of perovskite PV
  3. Life-cycle assessment and environmental fate
  4. Perovskite-based tandem photovoltaics
  5. Industrialization of perovskite PV
  6. Stability assessment and outdoor reliability


What to Expect?

Immerse yourself in engaging lecturesproject overviews, and an excursion to the enchanting Black Forest. Delve into topics such as Carbon-based electrodes, Perovskite-based tandem photovoltaics, and Industrialization of perovskite PV. Enrich your understanding through interactive poster session and unwind with city tours, a PhD School Dinner, and a tour of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems. Don’t miss this opportunity to contribute to the future of solar energy.


Who Can Join?

The PhD School on Perovskite PV is FREE, open to PhD students and early-stage researchers currently working in the field. Be aware that our event has a limited capacity of 50 seats, and priority will be granted to participants who have submitted an abstract in the event of registrations exceeding our limit. Abstract acceptance decisions will be made by a dedicated review committee.

The abstract, limited to a maximum of 300 words (excluding optional references and acknowledgments), can include one figure and must provide essential details such as Title, Authors, Affiliations, and the corresponding author’s Email. Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your work and stand a chance to win the award for the best poster contribution.

Embark on this thrilling journey into the world of Perovskite PV research by completing the application below. Seize the chance to be part of this enriching experience!


Where Will it Take Place?

The PhD School will take place at the Katholische Akademie, Wintererstr. 1,  Freiburg 79104 (Germany).









Important Dates

  • Registration Deadline: February, 15th
  • Acceptance Letter: March, 15th

More information:


To Participate

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement N° 101006715

How to reach us

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14109 Berlin


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