Journalists & Bloggers

Visit our Newsroom for all news related to the HLF, the foundation, as well as current and upcoming exhibitions that are open to the public at the MAINS here in Heidelberg. Videos of past lectures or panel discussions, as well as photo galleries from past HLFs can be found there. In the Newsroom, you can also find the HLFF Blog, which features posts that cover interesting topics from the world of mathematics and computer science.

The 11th Heidelberg Laureate Forum will take place from September 22 to 27, 2024. Journalists wishing to attend and cover the 11th HLF can apply for accreditation online until September 18, 2024.

What to expect

Journalists from all around the world with a variety of specializations register to cover the HLF each year. At the Forum, journalists have the opportunity to conduct personal interviews, attend laureate press conferences or engage directly with participants in an informal setting. Press participants have access to nearly all program elements throughout the week of the HLF, including social program events in the evenings. Journalists may apply for a limited number of travel grants provided by the HLFF that cover accommodation and travel costs. Members of the press who do not receive a travel grant but are able to cover their own expenses are nevertheless encouraged to register for accreditation.

Internal up-to-date coverage of the HLF is provided via the HLFF Blog, press releases, as well as podcast and Vlog episodes. The HLF provides a selection of daily press photos for external use with proper attribution. Audio and video material may conditionally be used upon request (for inquiries, please contact

Journalists at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum

Journalists interested in the chance to extensively interact with the most celebrated math and computer science laureates and 200 exceptional young researchers are highly encouraged to cover the HLF. Learn more about their experiences.