The Lindau Institutions


The Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings and the Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings organise the annual meetings on an honorary basis. Read more...

Annual Reports


Every year the Council and the Foundation publish an Annual Report which provides an in-depth overview of all activities. Read more...

Academic Partners 

in Natural Sciences

Academia Nacional de Ciencias del Uruguay
Academy of Finland
Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM)
Academy of Sciences of Lisbon, Portugal
acatech - Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften
African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP)
Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, Liechtenstein
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany
Australian Academy of Science
Austrian Academy of Sciences
Bangladesh Academy of Sciences
Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the Arts, Elite Network of Bavaria
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF)
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg - Institut für Biologie
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg - Institut für Chemie
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg - Institut für Physik
Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa
CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research, Switzerland
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Chilean Academy of Science
CNRS - National Center for Scientific Research, France
Croucher Foundation, Hong Kong
Department of Science and Technology (Government of India)
Department of Science and Technology South Africa
Deutsche Telekom Stiftung
Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen - Fachbereich Biologie
Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen - Fachbereich Pharmazie/Biochemie
Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen - Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen - Medizinische Fakultät
Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen - Physikalisches Institut
Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung (EKFS), Germany
Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald - Universitätsmedizin Greifswald
Estonian Academy of Sciences
European Commission, Belgium
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Germany
European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), Germany
European Science Foundation (ESF), France
European Students' Conference of the Charité Berlin
Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS)
Fondation Jean-Félicien Gacha, Cameroon
Fondazione Cariplo, Italy
Forman Christian College, Pakistan
Foundation for Polish Science
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.
Freie Universität Berlin - Fachbereich Physik
Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg - Department Physik
Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg - Medizinische Fakultät
Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg - Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena - Physikalisch-Astronomische Fakultät
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen - Universitätsmedizin Göttingen
Gerhard C. Starck Stiftung, Germany
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
German Environmental Foundation (DBU)
German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
Global Young Academy (GYA), Germany
Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics, and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB)
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf - Fachgruppe Chemie
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf - WE Physik
Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres
Human Frontier Science Program Organization, France
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Fachbereich Chemie
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Institut für Physik
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
ICREA - Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies, Spain
International University of Lake Constance, Switzerland
Irish Research Council
Jacobs University Bremen
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Faculty of Chemistry
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Faculty of Physics
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Justus Liebig University Giessen
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
King Saud University, Ministry of Higher Education, Saudi Arabia
Klaus Tschira Stiftung gGmbH, Germany
Körber Foundation, Germany
Leibniz Association, Germany
Leipzig University - Faculty of Medicine
Leipzig University - Faculty of Physics
Linde AG, Germany
Lithuanian Academy of Sciences
LMU Munich - Faculty of Chemistry
LMU Munich - Faculty of Medicine
LMU Munich - Faculty of Physics
Mars, Incorporated, United States
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg - Faculty of Medicine
Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany
Max Planck Society, Germany
McKinsey & Company, Inc., Germany
Mexican Academy of Sciences
Microsoft Corporation, United Kingdom
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Botswana
Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology of the Republic of Mauritius
Mongolian Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia
National Fund for Scientific Research, Belgium
National Research Foundation (NRF), Singapore
National Research Fund Luxembourg
National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand
National Science Council Taiwan
Oak Ridge Associated Universities, USA
Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH), Pakistan
Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Philipps University Marburg - Faculty of Chemistry
Philipps University Marburg - Faculty of Medicine
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, Germany
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
Ruhr-Universität Bochum - Abteilung für Neuroanatomie
Ruhr-Universität Bochum - Fakultät für Chemie und Biochemie
Ruhr-Universität Bochum - Fakultät für Physik und Astronomie
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg - Medizinische Fakultät
RWTH Aachen University
Saint Petersburg State University, Russia
Sharif University of Technology, Iran
Siemens AG, Germany
Sino-German Center for Research Promotion, China
Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)
Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
Swiss Re, Switzerland
Technische Universität Braunschweig - Fakultät für Lebenswissenschaften
Technische Universität Chemnitz - Fakultät für Naturwissenschaften
Technische Universität Darmstadt - Fachbereich Chemie
Technische Universität Dresden - Fachbereich Physik
Technische Universität Dresden - Medizinische Fakultät Carl Gustav Carus
Technische Universität Kaiserslautern - Fachbereich Chemie
Technische Universität München - Fakultät für Medizin
Technische Universität München - Physik-Department
The Association of German Engineers
The Czech Academy of Sciences
The Danish Council for Independent Research
The Korean Academy of Science and Technology
The Nobel Foundation, Sweden
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
The Royal Society, UK
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)
The Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
TU Dortmund University - Theoretical Physics IV
TWAS, The World Academy of Sciences - for the advancement of science in developing countries, Italy
Ulm University - International Graduate School in Molecular Medicine Ulm
Ulm University - Medical Faculty
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
Universität Bayreuth - Lehrstuhl Experimentalphysik IV
Universität des Saarlandes - Fachbereich Physik
Universität des Saarlandes - Medizinische Fakultät
Universität Duisburg-Essen - Fakultät für Chemie
Universität Hamburg - Fachbereich Chemie
Universität Hamburg - Fachbereich Physik
Universität Paderborn - Department Physik
Universität Paderborn - Physikalische Chemie
Universitätsklinikum Jena
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
University of Augsburg - Institute of Physics
University of Bonn - Chemistry Institute
University of Bonn - Faculty of Medicine
University of Bonn - Physics Institute
University of Cologne - Department of Chemistry
University of Cologne - Faculty of Medicine
University of Duisburg-Essen - Medical Faculty
University of Freiburg - Faculty of Medicine
University of Freiburg - Faculty of Physics
University of Kassel - Institute of Physics
University of Liechtenstein
University of Lübeck - Faculty of Medicine
University of Malta
University of Osnabrueck - School of Biology/Chemistry
University of Regensburg - Faculty of Physics
University of Rostock - Institute of Physics
University of Stuttgart - Faculty of Chemistry
University of Stuttgart - Faculty of Physics
University of Wuppertal - Faculty of Physics
University of Würzburg - Faculty of Medicine
Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V. (VCI), Germany
Volkswagen Foundation, Germany
Volkswagen Group, Germany
Westfalian Wilhelms University of Münster
Wilhelm Sander-Stiftung, Germany
Zukunftskolleg at the University of Konstanz


The intense exchange between scientists from very different fields and very many nations is probably more important today than ever before. This is exactly what make these Meetings here in Lindau so very valuable.
Ferdinand K. Piëch, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG and Member of the Honorary Senate