Master, PhD and Postdocs – apply now to attend the 2023 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting!

The FNR is pleased to announce the Call for talented young researchers to participate as Luxembourg delegates at the 72nd edition of the renowned Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany. The meeting takes place from 25 to 30 June 2023, and is dedicated to Physiology and Medicine. Deadline to apply is Friday, 14 October 2022.

The meeting will see Nobel Laureates in physiology and medicine congregate in Lindau to meet the next generation of leading scientists and researchers. Approximately 600 excellent young researchers from all over the globe will get the unique chance to participate in the meeting.

About the programme

The programme features a broad variety of content including:

  • Lectures on the significance of Nobel Prize winning research
  • Presentations of latest research findings
  • Talks on specialised research topics and on ‘science in society’ issues

The aim of the meetings’ various sessions and social activities is determined by the guiding principle “Educate. Inspire. Connect”. The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting thus provides ample opportunities for young researchers to learn from outstanding scientists and to get valuable insight into the scope of a researchers’ life, to find inspiration from one another and to connect through ideas and friendship.

Who can apply

This Call is open to:

  • Candidates of Luxembourg origins (Luxembourg nationality or Luxembourg residence for 5+ years)
  • Non-Luxembourgers who conduct their studies/research work predominantly at a Luxembourg-based institution.

Candidates must be under the age of 35, and at Masters, PhD or early Postdoc level, in the field of physiology and medicine. Please refer to the document in section ‘Selection process’ for more detailed information about the selection criteria of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.

How to apply

If you are interested in taking part in the 72nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, the FNR invites you to submit your application, which consists of:

  • an up-to-date ORCID profile (online platform), indicating your education, any employments and eventual works produced;

Please send your application by Friday, 14 October 2022 to Ms Jill Mousel ( For any questions, please contact Marie-Claude Marx (

Selection process

The FNR will conduct a pre-selection and nominate up to two candidates to the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. Nominated candidates are then invited to submit a separate application (including a letter of recommendation) directly to the Lindau selection committee for the final selection.

Funding specifics

All fixed expenses related to the participation of the nominated candidates (i.e. travel, accommodation, registration) will be covered by the FNR, the Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings and/or other funder(s).

Previous Luxembourg participants

At the end of the meeting, participants are invited to give feedback on their experiences. Below you can read FNR highlights based on interviews with previous participants from Luxembourg.

“Like a school summer camp, but with amazing young chemists and Nobel laureates”

“Hearing how different life decisions and habits can lead to very successful scientific careers”

“They are normal human beings like you and me”

“Encountering some of the most brilliant minds on the planet”: Interview with Hannah Rana

“It was truly inspiring how new and older generations of scientists share ideas”

Surrounded by the best economists of our time: Cindy Lopes-Bento & Eric Finn Schaanning on meeting 17 Nobel Laureates

“The Beauty of Science”: doctoral student Hossam Elanzeery about his encounter with 29 Physics Nobel laureates

Meeting with 65 Nobel Prize Winners in Lindau: Interview with Charles de Bourcy

Interview with Gökhan Ertaylan: “Nobel Prize Winners are also just people”


2022 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting – three young scientists from Luxembourg selected to attend

ESOF 2022: Call for individual travel grants

2019 Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting – one young scientist from Luxembourg selected to attend

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