Important dates:

  •  28 August 2016: New extended deadline for submission of a one-page abstract (see below)
  •  16 September 2016: New deadline for notification of acceptance
  •  7 October 2016: New deadline for registration and payment of conference fee (see below)

Abstract submission:

Authors are invited to submit an one-page abstract related to the topics of the colloquium. An abstract templates for Word can be downloaded here.

Please name the file starting with the presenting author’s surname and submit it in pdf as well as Word format by email to

Conference fee:

Please note that EUROMECH membership is expected in order to register at the EUROMECH Colloquium. Non-EUROMECH members who wish to participate automatically become members for one year when they register for the Colloquium. The membership fee for one year is 24€ and is included in the registration fee for non-members.


Regular fee: 600.00 €

The regular fee includes the EUROMECH annual membership fee (24€), hotel single room with breakfast for four nights (arrival Sunday 12 February, departure Thursday 16 February), lunch and dinner from Monday to Wednesday (Sunday dinner and Thursday lunch only), drinks and snacks during all coffee breaks, and social program.

In case you are an EUROMECH-member, your fee will be reduced by 24€. If you wish to join EUROMECH for five years the fee will be 676.00€.

Registration and payment procedure:

The registration and  payment of the fee can be realised here. In addition to that please fill in the registration form and send it by email to


To support and encourage early stage researchers to participate in the colloquium, there are a few grants available for students, PhD students, and scientists who have received their doctoral degree within the last 12 months.

The grant covers the services included in the regular conference fee (participation, hotel, meals) but not any travel or other expenses. Grants cannot be refunded or disbursed in cash.

Applicants must submit an abstract. To apply for a grant, please prepare the following documents and send them to together with the abstract before the end of the deadline for abstract submission:

  •  a short scientific CV (max. 1 page A4/US letter)
  •  a letter of interest that briefly summarizes your research, how this relates to the colloquium topics, and the gain expected from participating in the meeting (max. 1 page A4/US letter)
  •  in case a doctoral degree has been received, a copy of the doctoral certificate issuing the date of completion

Applications of eligible candidates will be evaluated by a committee of experienced scientists based on the quality of the submitted documents. The awardees will be informed together with the notification of abstract acceptance.