The Many Facets of Astrophysics - Photons, Particles, and Spacetime

Annual Meeting of the German Astronomical Society, 12. - 16. September 2016, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Jointly Organized with the Nederlandse Astronomenclub

Jahrestagung der Astronomischen Gesellschaft, 12. - 16. September 2016, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Deutschland

Young Astrophysicists Meeting

Please note that by proceeding with us to the welcome reception you also need to be registered for the AG Meeting.
In case ...

  1. … your are only attending the YAM and are not coming to the welcome reception (i.e. you do not attend the AG Meeting in any other way than the YAM):
    • You do not need to register for the AG Meeting, just register for the YAM

  2. … you are attending the YAM and the welcome reception (you do not attend the rest of the AG Meeting):
    • You need to buy a day ticket for the AG Meeting for Monday and register for the YAM

  3. … you are attending the YAM and the AG Meeting:
    • You need to register for the AG Meeting and the YAM.

In cases (2) or (3) (just valid if you are working/studying in Germany):
If you have a contribution either at the YAM (do not rely on that, if we have too many contributions, we have to randomly select the speakers at the YAM) or the AG Meeting you can file an application for travel grants with the Astronomische Gesellschaft (for detailed information click here). In case of approval the registration fees are covered as well.

If you are studying/working elsewhere, please contact your local astronomical societies, they might have a similar program.

Registration form:

First name: 
Last name: 
Email address:

Academic degree:
(under-)graduate student
PhD student
other (postdoc, etc.)

Do you want to give a 5 min presentation?
yes, title:


If more than 10 students apply for a presentation the speakers will be chosen at random. On September 1st everyone will be informed if he/she will get a window for his/her presentation.

If you have any further comments or questions, please do not hesitate to send an email to