Travel Grants

Travel Grants

Travel grants will be made available for participants with active contribution to the symposium (oral and/or poster presentation). The travel grant covers a return economy airfare and accommodation in a hotel in Berlin (max. € 80.00 per night incl. breakfast) for the duration of the conference (2 nights, June 10-12, 2020). In addition expenses for public transport may be covered. The travel grant does NOT cover per diems and excess luggage costs. For questions about other expenses please contact Costs will be reimbursed after the meeting by bank transfer.

Application requirements

You can apply for a travel grant if you are the first, presenting and submitting author of a submitted abstract.

For travel grant application please send an email with following documents (as PDF files) to
– CV (stating the previous positions, publications and awards)
– Motivation letter (including reasons for needing financial support and reasons why you registered to the symposium)
– Confirmation of affiliation by your host organization (your current employer)

Application deadline is March 31, 2020.

Please note that travel grant application and decision is independent from your registration and payment of registration fee!

Selection process
All applications are reviewed by a committee consisting of PIs from the Research Unit FOR2625. Selection is based on your submitted abstract, your working location and the reasons for needing financial support. Applicants accepted as a travel grantee will receive a notification by email. Results will be announced approximately 6 weeks after application deadline. Travel expenses will be reimbursed after the meeting by bank transfer when original receipts of all costs have been received.


Any further questions can be addressed to