Winter School: Polymers under constraints

January 31 - February 5, 2010 Titisee (Black Forest, Freiburg)



Report on Winter School "Polymers under  constraints" by Marcel Roth

This winter school wilcover theoretical, experimental and simulation aspects of polymers, e.g.  in confinement or external fields, rheological properties of adsorbed biopolymers under shear, characteristics of polymer brushes etc.

The workshop is intended for PhD students and postdocs in physics, chemistry and other areas of materials science. The number of participants is limited to 35. All participants are asked to present a poster on their research.

Conference fee

Full: 750 Euro

Scientific Program only: 250 Euro

Fees for students of the Graduate School MAINZ are covered.

The full fee includes the scientific program, accommodation in hotel (full board, double room) and social program (excursions, conference dinner). Single rooms upon request (additional charge).


Due to the limited number of places, spaces are allocated on a first-come first-serve basis. Applicants should register , indicating your name, age, nationality, latest academic degree, present status and affiliation,  current research topic/PhD subject, list of publications and, if applicable, name and e-mail address of your supervisor. Additionally, registered participants need to submit the title and abstract of their poster until January 15, 2010.

Once participation has been confirmed in writing, participants who are not members of the Graduate School MAINZ need to transfer the conference fee within 7 days. Note that registration is only valid if the conference has been paid.


Please transfer the conference fee indicated in the confirmation email to this account:

Recipient: Landeshochschulkasse Mainz

Bank name: Deutsche Bundesbank, Filiale Mainz

IBAN: DE 25 5500 0000 0055 0015 11


Account number: 550 015 11

BLZ: 550 000 00

Reference number (required):

6101/28286/9607021/winter_school_polymers_2010_last name_given name

Please or fax us (+49 6131 3926983) a confirmation of the bank transfer from your bank immediately.


Registration: January 15, 2010

Bank transfer: 7 days after confirmation of the registration