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 for the participation at an international Falling Walls Lab will not be 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
Cape Town (Deadline: 17 April 2019)
India (Deadline: 17 February 2019 - extended!)
Tokyo (Deadline: 13 May 2019)
Vietnam (Deadline: 14 April 2019)
Austria (Deadline: 13 March 2019)
Leuven (Deadline: 16 February 2019)
Stavropol (Deadline: 1 April 2019)
St. Petersburg (Deadline: 3 March 2019)
New York (Deadline: 31 March 2019)
PLEASE SELECT YOUR LAST DEGREE UNLESS YOU ARE CURRENTLY ENROLLED AS A BACHELOR STUDENT OR A POSTDOC.
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