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

Registration Fees





(undergraduate and postgraduate)


Academic (including Post-Doc)




Course fees include 3 full days of lectures (9am to 6:30pm with breaks), comprehensive syllabus, course certificate and Welcome Reception on the arrival day.
Accommodation & meals are extra (see below).

*For participants from Germany, the applicable VAT "Mehrwertsteuer" presently 19% will be added to the registration fee. For EU participants outside Germany, the Value Added Tax (VAT) will be zero rated, provided that the participant submits its valid European Union VAT Identification number. If no EU VAT-Id is supplied a Value Added Tax has to be charged that equals the German Mehrwertsteuer, presently 19 %. For customers outside the European Union the Value Added Tax is zero rated.


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Method of Payment

Payment must be made by bank transfer. After registration, participants will be provided with the payment details via e-mail.

Accommodation & Meals

Accommodation is available for the participants at the venue of Ringberg castle.

Room reservations are made by the organisers on behalf of the participants.
Accommodation and meals fee should be paid at the castle, directly with the castle administration. See details

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 circumstances 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 claim any travel or personal expenses.

Accommodation Cancellation Policy
Accommodation and meals fees to be paid at the castle, directly to the castle administration. Room reservations will be made by the organisers on behalf of the participants. In the case of cancellation made less than 30 days prior to the meeting, the Castle Ringberg administration requests a refund of the contractually agreed prices for all individual services ordered, which may reach 100% of the entire fee for all booked days. Payment of these costs are the responsibility of the participants.

In the event of an event failure due to force majeure or other unforeseeable events, 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.