Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings


The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings – established in 1951 – provide a globally recognised forum for exchange between Nobel Laureates and young scientists. They inspire scientific generations and build sustainable networks of young scientists around the world. The annual Meetings provide an opportunities for an exchange between different generations, cultures and disciplines. Once every year, around 30-40 Nobel Laureates convene in Lindau to meet the next generation of leading scientists: 600 undergraduates, PhD students, and post-doc researchers from all over the world.


The theme of the Lindau Meetings alternates between Physics, Chemistry or Physiology and Medicine – the three Nobel Prize scientific disciplines. Every five years an interdisciplinary Meeting takes place, while the Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences is held every three years. The varied formats of the scientific programme – lectures, discussions and more – are designed based on the principle of dialogue and to activate the exchange of knowledge, and experience between and among Nobel Laureates and young scientists. All year long, the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings continue to pursue their “Mission Education” aimed at emphasising the importance of science and advocating science and research.

Young Scientists at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Selection Criteria

  • be Malaysian citizens, working or studying in Malaysian higher learning institutions and centres of excellence;

  • show a genuine interest and engagement in science and research as shown by the essay they are required to submit, and/or through the interview once shortlisted;

  • belong to the top 5 percent of their class / show excellence in their principal field of studies,

  • receive very strong support of their application by their academic advisor and/or by internationally renowned scientists, who knows the applicant well; a detailed recommendation letter is indispensable for the application;

  • deliver a comprehensive CV together with their application;

  • be fluent in English and prepared to actively participate in the discussions with laureates and young scientists;

  • not have participated on-site in previous Lindau Meeting;

  • deliver fully completed applications in their online profiles on or before the deadline, 11.00 am on 19th September 2023 (responsibility of the nominated individuals; incomplete applications will not be considered), and

  • commit themselves to being present in Lindau for the full duration of the meeting.

Application Procedure

  1. All applications must be submitted online through the system at

  2. The complete application documents comprised of the followings:

    • Section A: Knowledge Generation
    • Section B: Knowledge Dissemination
    • Section C: Impact of Research Output
    • Section E: Extra information
    • Declaration (Institutional Endorsement Form)

  3. *Institutional Endorsement Form can be downloaded in Declaration Section. Please download the Institutional Endorsement form based on your category of applications from the OneDrive file.

  4. Applicants are required to submit the Lindau Extra Information Form in Section D along with the following documents:

    • Curriculum Vitae
    • At least two (2) Recommendation letters, and
    • A publication profile generated from Scopus

  5. Kindly merge all documents in one (1) pdf file.

Contact Us

The ASM Lindau Secretariat
Academy of Sciences Malaysia
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