Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

The Royal Society is pleased to announce the opening of a call for nominations of UK-based researchers with our strategic partners, the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, for the 73rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, dedicated to Physics

The meeting will be held from 30 June to 5 July 2024 on the island of Lindau, situated on Lake Constance in south Germany. Up to 600 talented young researchers are expected to take part, meeting with Nobel Laureates. Further information about the meeting is available on the website of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.

Selection process

The Royal Society runs the national selection process for the United Kingdom. Eligible higher education or research institutions may nominate one researcher at postgraduate and/or postdoctoral level who will be considered by the Royal Society to attend the 73rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.

A maximum of 20 shortlisted candidates will be nominated to the international selection process, which is conducted by the Lindau Review Panel. This panel makes the final selection for every meeting before choosing the top applicants who will receive an invitation to attend.

Nominating institutions are expected to cover the travel costs of successful nominees.

Deadline Date
Call open 27 September 2023
Call closes 12 October 2023
Candidates notified of outcome January/February 2024
73rd Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting dates 30 June - 5 July 2024

How to apply

Applications are welcomed from postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers working in the field of Physics. Those interested in applying should be nominated by their institution.

Eligible institutions may nominate one researcher. Every nomination must consist of:

  • a cover letter from the candidate
  • the candidate’s CV
  • a letter of recommendation from the candidate’s Head of Department or PhD supervisor
  • a brief statement of support from the Vice-Chancellor, Institute Director or equivalent

Submissions should be made by your institution via email.