CALL: 6th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting - Economic Sciences

Datum der Veranstaltung: 
16. November 2016 - 23:59

6th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, dedicated to Eonomic Sciences
(22 - 26 August 2017)

The Meeting with the Laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel in Lindau will be held from 22 – 26 August 2017.

Graduate students, postdoctoral or early tenure track scientists who want to participate, are invited to submit their application at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the nominating institution for the participants from Austria.

Selection is based on the following criteria:

  • A young economist should be under 35 years of age, belong to the top of his/her class, and have strong recommendations from his/her academic advisor.
  • A candidate should have a promising research agenda. Post-docs or early tenure-track scientists should have produced outstanding research papers on relevant subjects.
  • A candidate should show a pronounced interest in the international dialogue within the academic community.
  • A candidate should demonstrate fluency in the English language.
  • Finally, the candidate should be motivated and willing to prepare himself/herself solidly for the Lindau dialogue.

A committee comprised of experts in economic sciences, who are also members of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, will review all nominations and applications and will select a group of candidates to be forwarded to the organizing Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. This panel will then decide which candidates will participate; they will be informed in spring 2017.

How to Apply or Nominate:
Please fill out the application form (see below) and send it with the required documents (CV incl. list of publications, personal statement, recommendation letter) by November 16, 2016, to

Recommendation letter - guideline:
- Length: roughly one DIN A4 page submitted as a pdf file
- Language: English
- A description of the candidate’s achievements that could also cover details not found in the candidate’s CV.
- The letter should be written by a person who knows the person well, e.g. supervisor of the Master or PhD thesis .
- An individual letter for each candidate and not a standard letter that is very similar for all the candidates.

For more information about the meetings and the application process visit