Bicycle in front of the "Schloss"
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Young Topologists Meeting 2024

August 5-9, 2024, Münster, Germany

The Young Topologists Meeting (YTM) is an annual international conference aimed at early-career researchers in topology - both pure and applied - covering the whole breadth of the subject. It serves as a platform for graduate, PhD students and early postdocs to present their research, exchange ideas and build international connections.

Previous editions of the conference have been organised by the EPFL, Switzerland, the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and jointly by the University of Stockholm and the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. Next up: Münster, Germany.


Ishan Levy (MIT, Boston)

Arunima Ray (MPI, Bonn)

Organising Committee

Konrad Bals, Etienne Batelier, Edith Hübner, Marin Janssen, Alexander Kutzim, Catherine Ray, Lukas Stöveken, Maximilian Tönies and Thomas Tony.


The conference comprises two lecture series given by Ishan Levy and Arunima Ray and contributed talks by participants. The conference will be accompanied by an extensive social program, a poster session and a conference dinner. A detailed schedule will be available before the conference.


Registration will be open from January 15th, 2024 to April 1st, 2024. Please register under the link provided here.

Information on successful applications will be sent out in early May. We will ask for confirmation of participation by mid-May and then reallocate vacant places.


Limited funding is available for all active participants. In particular, we provide accommodation for all participants contributing a talk or a poster.


Active participants giving a talk or presenting a poster will be provided a room in the local Youth Hostel, located at the Lake Aasee, about 30 minutes walking distance from the math departement:

Jugendgästehaus Aasee
Bismarckallee 31
48151 Münster

Moreover, for participants looking for their own accomodation, there is a limited hotel room contigent reserved through the city of Münster, for this event. We will give more details soon.

Support and child care

TBD If you would like to make use of this option please indicate this in the registration form.

Venue and Travel Information

The conference takes place on the campus of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Münster at

Einsteinstraße 62-64
48149 Münster

The registration will take place on the second floor of the seminar building (Seminarraumzentrum, SRZ) next to the other buildings and the Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster at

Seminarraumzentrum (SRZ)
Orléans-Ring 12
48149 Münster

Directions can be found on openstreetmap or on the University of Münster campus map.

Detailed travel information can be found on the MM websites.

We have also collected practical information in a leaflet: Information for conference guests / Informationsblatt für Tagungsteilnehmer*innen [enIde]


Please direct any inquiries at ytm2024(at)


The conference is supported by the Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster. More sponsors to be listed.


Once it is available, you are welcome to download the poster from this page and display it at your institution.