Travel Grants Available to Cover Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Franz Karl Hein and Gustav Wilhelm Parade
Franz Karl Hein and Gustav Wilhelm Parade

The Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings will support journalists interested in covering the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting which will take place from June 30 to July 5, 2019 in Inselhalle Lindau, Germany.

The Council will provide grants to cover accommodation for up to five nights and transportation costs for successful candidates.

The 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting is dedicated to physics. In accordance with the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics, one of the core topics is laser physics. Additional topics to be discussed include dark matter and the standard model of cosmology as well as gravitational waves, which could be detected in 2016 for the first time. This year, 600 young scientists from all over the world will meet 42 Nobel Laureates, including some of the most recent recipients of the Nobel Prize.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of motivation stating their specific interest in the meeting and its participants, how they plan to cover the meeting (the type and extent of the work they will produce) and the media outlet where they aim to publish their articles/pieces.

Applicants should also submit their CVs listing their professional experience, their current positions and two or three sample works.

Applicants are to submit their application documents in a single PDF file to Gero von der Stein, Head of Communications, Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, email:

Applications close April 1, 2019.