MSIT Winter School

MSIT Winter Schools comprise lectures given by the MSIT members and invited experts on Phase diagrams, Classical and Computational Thermodynamics, and Crystallography and related applicational topics.

Course Fees

Course Fees*, Euro

Academic (with education courses awarding academic degrees)

450,00** (incl. VAT)

Non-academic (commercial, governmental, non-profit, etc.)

700,00** (incl. VAT)

* Course fee includes 2 full days of lectures & training (9am to app.6:00pm), comprehensive syllabus, certificate of participation and ‘Welcome Reception’ on arrival day. Not included: accomodation and meals, see below.

** Registration fees for the conferences in Germany for both taxable and non-taxable persons, regardless of their nationality, are subject to German VAT at 19%.


Method of Payment for the course fee

Payments of the course fees must be made by bank transfer. After the registration, participants will be provided with the payment details via e-mail. Invoices for Course Fees will be issued after 20.08.2022.

Registration is opened till 20.08.2022. Registration after 20.08.2022 will be still possible. But in the case of insufficient enrolment till 20.08.2022 the event may be cancelled or turned in a hybrid- or online form.

Accommodation & Meals Fees

Room reservations are made by the organisers on behalf of the participants.

Accommodation and meals are not included in the the course fee and should be paid for at the venue, directly to the castle administration.

The full board rate of 100,00€ in a single room or 85,00€ in a double room per day.
The services included in the full board rate will be invoiced in the following amount: 


64,00 € - single room  / 49,00 € - double room


7,00 €

1st Coffee-break   

4,50 €


12,00 €

2nd Coffee-break

5,50 €


8,00 €

Additionally, castle Ebernburg will add a single-billing-fee of 2,50 € per invoice and a Guest-tax of 2,80€ per person/night for the city of Bad Kreuznach.

Payment methods: bank transfer, EC-card (Maestro), cash.

Soft drinks during breaks and in the conference rooms are included, as well as water to each meal. Additional beverages are charged separately. Vegetarian meals can be provided when ordered in advance (please specify in the registration form).

Please see fees and payment methods at the web-site of the castle (in German only):

By registering, you agree to the accommodation cancellation policy below.

Cancellation Policy

By registering, you agree to the cancellation policy.

Registration Cancellation Policy
A refund of course fees (less 15% administrative charges) will be made for cancellations received in writing at least two weeks prior to the event. Substitutes can be made but please email new delegate details when known. Cancellations made less than two weeks prior to the seminar are non-refundable/non-changeable.
In the unlikely event that, due to unforeseen circumstances1) or insufficient enrolment, the course has to be cancelled by MSI, our liability is limited to refund of course fees only. We recommend that delegates have adequate insurance cover to claims for any travel or personal expenses.

Accommodation Cancellation Policy
Accommodation and meals fees should be paid at the castle, directly to the castle administration. Room reservations will be made by the meeting organisers on behalf of the participants. In the case of cancellation made less than 60 days prior to the meeting, the administration of the Ebernburg castle requests a refund of the contractually agreed prices for all individual services ordered as follows:    
                 60 - 8 days before arrival: 60 % of the total price.
                 7 - 1 days before arrival: 80 % of the total price.
                 on the arrival day: 100% of the total price.
Payment of these costs is the responsibility of the participants.

In the event of an event failure owing to force majeure or other unforeseeable events1), the organisers accept no liability for travel or accommodation costs incurred, nor for any expenses due to loss of work, loss of profit or claims by third parties.
1) Force majeure or unforeseeable events: events beyond the reasonable control of the organisers, including but not limited to acts of God, war, strikes, disease at the venue (e.g. SARS, Legionnaires, COVID-19), governmental regulations or advisory notices, terrorism, disaster, fire, earthquake, airline flight cancellation, or any other cause reasonably beyond the control of organisers and participants.

Photo Consent

By registering, the delegates allow the organisers to publish photos or screenshots taken during the MSIT Advanced School 24-27 October 2022 on the websites of the organisers and sponsors, on social media and in newsletters. Photos and videos, which are taken on behalf of the organisers during the MSIT Advanced School, are used by the organisers (MSI GmbH; MPIE GmbH) exclusively for documentation, reporting and promotion purposes. The organisers are committed to processing information in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). All photographs will be used without personal identifying information. The delegates can withdraw consent for this at any time by sending an email to MSITWinterSchoolmsiportcom. Note: this will not apply to material already published.
Delegates are entitled to take photographs at the MSIT events for their own personal or educational purposes. The organisers will not be liable if delegates object to being photographed in these circumstances.