The History of the Lindau Meetings

 

Held for the first time in 1951 the Lindau Meetings established themselves as a unique platform for the dialogue between different scientific generations. For more than 60 years now Laureates as well as young and promising Young Researchers are meeting once a year in Lindau. 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...

Dr. Gerhard Ecker

Permanent Guest

Gerhard Ecker
Born on 4 August 1957 in Augsburg/Germany

Speaks German, English and French

 

Education:

 

1963-1967     
Primary School


1967-1973     

Junior High School

 

1973-1975     

Industrial business management assistant

 

1975-1978     

Secondary School

 

1978-1985     

Studied Law, legal clerkship

 

1992                 

Doctor of Laws

 

Career:

 

1985-2002     

Free state of Bavaria (Ministry of the Interior, etc.)

 

2002-2012     

City of Augsburg (responsible for finances, staff, properties  and sport ) City director

 

Since April 2012    

Mayor of the City of Lindau, Lake Constance

The 61st Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting of the Nobel Prize Laureates in Lindau was a unique experience for all the participants. It has been a superb forum for exchanges between students and the Nobel Laureates.
Harald zur Hausen, Physiology or Medicine Laureate 2008