The 15th ETSF Young Researchers' Meeting 2018

June 4 - June 8, 2018, Hamburg, Germany

About the Young Researchers' Meeting

The Young Researchers’ Meeting (YRM) of the European Theoretical Spectroscopy Facility (ETSF) is an annual conference organized and attended exclusively by researchers without permanent position that work on state-of-the-art theoretical and computational methods for the study of electronic and optical properties of materials.

Listen to exciting speakers from the broad community of ab-inito research.

Industry Session
Industry Session

Learn about opportunities that are waiting outside of academia.

Poster Session
Poster Session

Have discussions and learn new perspectives in a one-to-one manner.

Open Session
Open Session

Talk about what really boosted your insights and you want other people to know.

Scientific Speed Dating
Scientific Speed Dating

Explain your work to others and hear what they do in five minutes.

Get together
Get together

Meet the community and find new collaborators during one of the many social events.

See the Programme

exclusively young scientists


on physics and beyond

invited speakers

from all around the world

litre of coffee

plus snacks

Latest news

Talks and Photos Online

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Schedule Released

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Invited speakers

Klaas Giesbertz
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Christopher A. Sutton
Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Berlin
Fabio Caruso
Humboldt University of Berlin
Daniel Karlsson
University of Jyväskylä,
Erik Hedegård
Lund University
Laura Fanfarillo
SISSA “International School for Advanced Studies”, Trieste
Denis Golež
University of Fribourg, Fribourg

Center for Free-Electron Laser Science


Center for Free-Electron Laser Science

3 conference rooms

Plenty of space for socializing

Located at the science campus Bahrenfeld


Main organizer


General sponsor
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