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69th Meeting with Nobel Laureates
in the field of physics

June 30 - July 5, 2019

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Since 1951, Nobel Laureates in chemistry, physics, and physiology/medicine convene annually in Lindau, Germany, to have open and informal meetings with students and young researchers. The Laureates lecture on the topic of their choice in the mornings and participate in less formal, small-group discussions with the students in the afternoons and some evenings. In addition to this valuable interaction, the participants enjoy the picturesque island city of Lindau. This medieval city—rich in central European culture—is located at the eastern end of Lake Constance, just north of the Swiss Alps, at the common border of Austria, Germany, and Switzerland.

Students and young researchers are nominated and selected by several sponsoring agencies and organizations.

These students will travel to Lindau to participate in discussions with the Nobel Laureates, as well as other graduate students and junior researchers from around the world.

Transportation, lodging and registration expenses are arranged and paid for by the sponsoring agencies. Participants meet for an orientation meeting prior to the start of the Lindau Meeting. A student awardee will be committed to travel from approximately June 28, 2019, until July 6, 2019. 

During the meeting, the Laureates lecture on the topics of their choice in the mornings and participate in less formal small group discussions with the students in the afternoons and some evenings.

In addition to this valuable interaction, the participants enjoy the picturesque island city of Lindau, which is located at the eastern end of Lake Constance, just north of the Swiss Alps. Located at the common border of Austria, Germany, and Switzerland, the medieval city is rich in central European culture.

For more information about the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, please visit www.lindau-nobel.org. The program is administered by ORAU and is sponsored by ORAU and Lockheed Martin.

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HOW TO APPLY

Nominations must be made by institutions of higher education. For more information on becoming nominated, contact your graduate studies coordinator or chair.

A limited number of travel sponsorships are available through ORAU and Lockheed Martin. All other nominees will need to secure travel funds through third party organizations, such as their universities.

Eligibility

A student nominated to participate in this program must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time graduate student
  • Have completed by June 2019 at least two academic years of study toward a doctoral degree in physics or related disciplines, but not planning a dissertation/thesis defense before January 1, 2020
  • Nominees must be currently enrolled in an accredited PhD granting university in the United States
  • Be an active researcher who is performing research funded by public or private sources

Nomination packets are to be submitted by email: lindau@orau.orgClick here to view the 2019 Lindau Meeting Participants.

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