Alpbach Summer School 2022 – apply now!

The Alpbach Summer School 2022 (12-21 July) is now open for students with a scientific or an engineering background to apply. The Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA), with the support of the FNR and GLAE, is encouraging candidates from Luxembourg to participate in this unique programme. The 2022 topic is ‘Comparative Plasma Physics in the Universe’. Deadline to apply is 28 February 2022.

Held annually since 1975, the Alpbach Summer School enjoys a long tradition in providing in-depth teaching on aspects of space science and space technology with the aim of advancing the training and working experience of European graduates, post-graduate students, young scientists and engineers. The Summer School is organised by the Aeronautics and Space Agency of FFG and co-sponsored by the European Space Agency (ESA).

The topic of the Summer School Alpbach 2022 is “COMPARATIVE PLASMA PHYSICS IN THE UNIVERSE” and will be held from 12 to 21 July 2022 in Alpbach Tyrol Austria. More information can be found on the programme’s website

The Summer School is open to 60 selected young science and/or engineering students and graduates (Master, PhD or Postdoc level) from among the member and cooperating states of the European Space Agency (ESA). The working language of the Summer School will be English.


Candidates must submit an online registration as well as an endorsement form to the Aeronautics and Space Agency of FFG.  The deadline for the registration is 28 February 2022. For further details regarding the summer school program and the registration, please refer to:

Financial support

Prospective participants who are of Luxembourg origin (Luxembourg nationality or Luxembourg residence > 15 yrs) with a PhD or Postdoc level are eligible for financial support by the FNR. Engineering students and graduates are eligible for financial support by Groupement luxembourgeois de l’aéronautique et de l’espace GLAE ( The financial support covers all fixed expenses related to the participation (registration, accommodation, travel).

For any questions, please contact the Luxembourg National Point of Contact for the Alpbach Summer School: Bob Lamboray, Luxembourg Space Agency

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