The Summer school will take place in Göttingen Germany, one of the most historically important cities for science. All participants will stay at the Freizeit-In Conference- and Event Hotel, which includes fine dining, conference rooms Spa, Fitness, Tennis and Pool facilities.

Activities in Göttingen

Göttingen, situated in the middle of Germany between the Harz mountains and the Weser river, is well – known for its University, the fame of which is enhanced by 45 Nobel Prize Winners.

The historic city centre, enclosed by the remains of the mediaeval town wall, is home to magnificent churches and half – timbered houses dating from the 14th to the 18th century. Much of the urban life takes place within the old town walls. All places of interest are at most a leisurely ten minute walk.

Göttingen’s landmark is the Gänseliesel figure on the fountain at the market square in front of the Old Town Hall. This art nouveau statue figures a girl herding geese. It is a tradition that all new doctoral graduates from the University kiss the cheeks of the statue after passing their examination. This makes her “the most kissed girl in the world”.


05.04.16 Registration Deadline Extended.

01.03.16 Registration is open

Important Dates

Deadline for Registration



Alec M. Wodtke, Georg August Universität Göttingen

Rainer D. Beck, EPFL Lausanne

Eva-Maria Neher, XLAB – Göttinger Experimentallabor für junge Leute e.V.


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