• Students and early-career professionals of all disciplines.

You must be 18 years or older when submitting your application.
You must fulfil at least one of the following formal requirements:

  • You are currently enrolled in university
  • You are currently a postdoc
  • You received a Bachelor’s degree no more than 10 years ago
  • You received a Master’s degree no more than 7 years ago
  • You received a PhD no more than 5 years ago

* An MD (medical degree excl. a doctoral dissertation) is considered equivalent to a Master’s degree. A Dr. med. (medical degree incl. a doctoral dissertation) is considered equivalent to a PhD.

  • Applications must be submitted in English.
  • Submitting multiple applications is not permitted.
  • Travel & accommodation expenses for international Falling Walls Labs will not be covered unless otherwise stated by the local organisers.
  • This is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Past participants are no longer eligible to apply.
  • No ticket purchase necessary when applying to an international Falling Walls Lab.

If you are having problems with the form, please contact us at lab@falling-walls.com . A draft of your application will be saved on our website and, if not submitted, deleted automatically after seven days. During this time, you can access the draft via the link above. Once you click the submit button, you will no longer be able to edit your application.