64rd German Tribology Conference 2023

September 25 to 27, 2023 in Göttingen

The current geopolitical challenges clearly show the need for reducing energy as well as resource consumption and tribology can make a substantial contribution. With more than 80 oral presentations from industry and research institutes, a poster and an industry exhibition, the 64th German Tribology Conference provides an excellent opportunity for sharing information about the latest advances in this field.

We invite you to submit abstracts for papers and posters for the following topics

  • Biotribology, Life Science
  • Databases and Data Analysis
  • Functional Fluids for E-Mobility
  • Haptics and Tactile Perception of Surfaces
  • Lubricants and Lubrication Technology
  • Machine Elements and Transmission Technology
  • Machining and Forming Technology
  • Materials and Materials Technology
  • Sealing Technology
  • Sustainability by Tribology
  • Thin Films and Surface Technologies
  • Tribology for Earth Drilling and Tunnelling
  • Tribology in Automotive Technology
  • Tribometry
  • Tribosystems

If you like to participate in the exhibition in the hotel lobby, please contact the office.

Please remember also to send us your suggestions for the GfT awards.

Hotel Freizeit In
Dransfelder Str. 3
D-37079 Göttingen

Conference fee: incl. Proceedings, Catering and Conference Dinner

  • Participants: 870 €
  • Participants (GfT or DGMK member): 830 €
  • Speakers: 480 €
  • University members*: 650 €
  • Retirees: 250 €
  • Students**: 50 €
  • * excl. Professors
    ** undergraduate

Conference languages:

  • German
  • English


  • Conference Proceedings (full papers or extended abstracts)
  • Peer reviewed Journal: Tribologie und Schmierungstechnik
  • Journal (lectured): Tribologie und Schmierungstechnik


  • Abstract submission: 05.05.2023
  • Confirmation of acceptance: 26.05.2023
  • 4-line summary for the program booklet: 23.06.2023
  • Manuscript submission: 25.08.2023