diffusion-fundamentals Diffusion Fundamentals Conference

Diffusion Fundamentals I

Basic Principles of Theory, Experiment and Application
September 22nd - 24th, 2005

Please register online, using our online registration from. We will send you a confirmation of your registration via Email after receiving your fee on our bank account.

Fees and payment
The conference will be performed as a low-cost conference benefiting from a comprehensive use of the Internet and an electronic mail system for information exchange and operational purposes. A total of the conference contributions will be published only electronically, as a special volume of the Online-Journal located at the website This online publication will accomplish the Conference Volume including the plenary talks and poster abstracts submitted before the 30th of April, 2005.
The participation fee for early registration (till June 30th, 2005) is 185,- Euro, for late registration and cash payers it is 220,- Euro. Please note, that only cash payment can be accepted during the Conference (no credit cards). For early payment, please fill out the registration form.
The conference fee comprises the Conference Volume, beverages and meals during the conference and the social programme, including a Welcome Party on Wednesday, September 21st (the evening before the conference), the informal Conference Dinner in the “Moritz-Bastei” (an old fortification in Leipzig's former city wall) and an attendance of the “Mottete des Thomanerchores” (Concert in St. Thomas Church, Johann Sebastian Bach's place of activity over a quarter of a century, with the famous Leipzig boys' choir) with a subsequent get-together in the restaurant of the historical railway station "Bayerischer Bahnhof".
The price for accompanying persons is 60,- Euro, including all three evening events and the attendance of the “Mottete” in the St. Thomas Church.

Former Alexander von Humboldt awardees are encouraged to ask for travelling support within the Follow-Up Programme of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (E-mail address:

In addition, participation in sightseeing tours through Leipzig or to a few remarkable places near Leipzig will be arranged depending on your request. Please, indicate on your registration form, on which trip(s) you want to participate and transfer the money for it/them together with the conference fee till June 30th, 2005.

Saturday afternoon
(1) City of Leipzig: guided tour through the centre of Leipzig; 5,- Euro; click here for detailed information
(2) Visit of the German Library (DDB), Russian Church and (optional) the Monument dedicated to the "Battle of the Nations" 1813 in the south of Leipzig (close to the conference location); 5,- Euro; click here for detailed information
(3) bus trip to Wilhelm-Ostwald Memorial Großbothen and Leipzig's "New Zealand"; 20,- Euro; click here for detailed information

Meißen (birthplace of European porcelain) and Dresden (old residence of Saxony), click here for detailed information.

Conference Chairmen: Jörg Kärger, Leipzig; Paul Heitjans, Hannover

Local Organizing Committee: Tomas Binder, Christian Chmelik

admin: Tomas Binder