WHO CAN APPLY?
Outstanding talents, innovators, high potentials.
All disciplines are welcome.
If an applicant has a Bachelor’s degree, the degree should not date back more than 10 years.
If an applicant has a Master’s degree, the degree should not date back more than 7 years.
If an applicant has a PhD, the degree should not date back more than 5 years.
Postdocs and students currently enrolled in university are also eligible to apply.
IMPORTANT: Please make sure that you have chosen the Lab closest to your location. Keep in mind that travel and accommodation expenses are not covered.
If you have already participated in a Falling Walls Lab as a presenter, you are no longer el igible to apply.
Applications must be filled out in English! Applications in other languages will not be accepted.
Thank you for your interest in our programme.
Unfortunately you are already registered as a former participant of the Falling Walls Lab. According to our Terms & Conditions you are not allowed to participate twice, therefore we are sorry to inform you that we can not accept your renewed application.
If you have not yet participated in the Falling Walls Lab, please get in touch with us via
I would like to apply for the Falling Walls Lab in
Aarhus (Deadline: 19 September 2017) – for PhDs and PhD students only!
Adlershof (Deadline: 18 September - extended!) - HU Berlin-Campus Adlershof, and associated research institutions only!
Armenia (Deadline: 25 August 2017)
Bishkek (Deadline: 5 September 2017)
Casale (Deadline: 4 September 2017)
Chile (Deadline: 25 August 2017)
Erbil (Deadline: 20 August 2017)
FCCU Lahore (Deadline: 20 September 2017)
Groningen (Deadline: 17 September 2017)
Hefei (Deadline: 31 August 2017)
Ireland (Deadline: 3 September 2017)
Jakarta (Deadline: 18 August 2017)
Jeddah (Deadline: 15 August 2017)
Karachi (Deadline: 15 August 2017)
KAUST (Deadline: 24 August 2017) - KAUST community members only!
Kazan (Deadline: 1. September 2017)
Khartoum (Deadline: 27 July 2017)
Kyiv (Deadline: 7 September 2017)
Madrid (Deadline: 30 July 2017 - extended!)
Mexico (Deadline: 31 July 2017)
Myanmar (Deadline: 31 July 2017)
Nairobi (Deadline: 3 August 2017)
Nicaragua (Deadline: remains open until further notice)
Paris (Deadline: 1 September 2017)
Slovakia (Deadline: 10 September 2017)
Tashkent (Deadline: 13 August 2017)
Tbilisi (Deadline: 10 August 2017)
Tehran (Deadline: 20 August 2017)
Turku (Deadline: 15 August 2017)
UAlberta (Deadline: 23 August 2017)
Warsaw (Deadline: 25 July 2017)
Xi'an (Deadline: 20 August 2017)
Zurich (Deadline: 31 August 2017)
PLEASE SELECT YOUR LAST DEGREE UNLESS YOU ARE CURRENTLY ENROLLED AS A BACHELOR STUDENT OR A POSTDOC.
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