Registration process

The application deadline for the ISTF 2018 has passed and registration is no longer possible. Information about the 2019 programme will be posted in summer 2018. Thank you for your interest.


Swiss applicants

Please e-mail a letter of motivation (max. one-page), explaining why you should be part of the Forum, within one week of submitting your electronic application to info(at) Swiss Youth in Science will confirm the receipt of your letter by e-mail.

Important: your application does not automatically secure your participation at the forum. Our admission committee will review your application by mid-December 2017 and will notify you of the outcome by 22. December 2017. In a second step, you will be provided with further information regarding the workshop themes and you will be asked to prioritise your three favourite Challenges.


International applicants

You do not need to send a motivation letter as participants from abroad attend by invitation only. We are pleased that you will be joining us!

After receiving your online application via this link, we will get in touch with you for the purpose of organising your trip to Switzerland. It will be YOUR responsibility to make the necessary travel arrangements, but you will receive a full reimbursement of your expenses (conditions apply).

In December 2017 we will send you further information regarding the workshop themes and you will be able to select your preferred “Challenge”.

If you are having any technical difficulty with any aspect of submitting your information, please immediately contact us and we will respond to your email as soon as possible. If we are not aware of your issue before the deadline, your application may not be considered. There is no guarantee or obligation for an incomplete application to be considered by the selection committee, regardless of the reason it is incomplete.