B-IGSM Summer School: Application deadline

The 2017 Summer School "Frontiers of the Measurable" is open to interested young academics from all over the world.

We have again invited renowned researchers to give presentations about metrology-related topics and discuss them with the participants. As special highlight Nobel prize laureate Stefan Hell will present his latest results on super resolution microscopy.

This year the Summer School’s subtopics are: Nanoscale, Energy, Environment and From Earth to Universe. To complement the program there will also be a poster session and exercises.

Dates: 08 – 11 August 2017

Venue: Kloster Drübeck, Ilsenburg, Germany


Annarita Baldan, VSL - Nederlands Metrologisch Instituut
Anders Bergman, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden
Joachim Block, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
Bernd Engel, TU Braunschweig, Germany
Paola Fisicaro, Laboratoire national de métrologie et d'essais, France
Julian Gröbner, Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos, Switzerland
Stefan Hell, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany
Gareth Hinds, National Physical Laboratory, UK
Bettina Liebmann, Environment Agency Austria
Harald Lück, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
Matthias Rösslein, Empa, Switzerland
Daniela Rupp, TU Berlin, Germany
Harald Schnatz, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Germany
Ulrich Schreiber, Geodetic Observatory Wettzell , Germany
Roland Wiesendanger, Universität Hamburg, Germany

More information can be found at

Registration is open until April 21st. Successful applicants for one of the 50 available places will be notified by email in May. All attendees are expected to bring a poster about their PhD project and actively participate in the poster session and discussions. All presentations will be held in English. The cost for board and lodge will be about 250 EUR.