The Covid-19 pandemig is ongoing and we are closely monitoring the situation. A final decision wether the MIDL 2021 in Lübeck will be a hybrid or a purely virtual conference will be made on May 17. The registration fees are announced on the same day. Due to the special situation this year we wont be able to offer an early-bird discount. Any updates will be posted on the website and for further questions please send an email to [email protected].


We have reserved rooms and arranged special rates for several hotels in central Lübeck. A booking link will be posted shortly.

Registration Fees

  • On-site registration: If you register for on-site participation, you will also be registered for participation in the virtual part of the conference.
  • Students: We offer student discounts. To prove your student status, please provide a signed letter from supervisor (or other official) or a copy of your student ID. You need to be a full-time student at the time of registration.
  • By registering to the conference attendees confirm that they accept the Code of Conduct.
  • Video recordings and photos are taken during the event and may be shared publicly during and after the event.


If you are interested in booking childcare or require nursing space during the conference, please get in touch via [email protected].

Invitation letters

Invitation letters will be made available for participants upon registration to the conference. For authors of short papers planning to register conditionally upon acceptance of their short paper submission, to help with visa processing times, an invitation letter can be made available in advance through an early submission of a valid short paper. Validity of the submission will be judged by the conference organisers. Early short paper submissions may be updated until the standard submission deadline and will follow the same review / decision process and timeline as any other short paper. Early submissions must be performed through the normal submission procedure using OpenReview, additionally, an email linking to the submission and asking for an invitation letter should be sent to [email protected].