Support to participants

In the frame of EU Enlargement and Integration Programme 17 sponsored places are available for participants from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey

Financial support includes:

- Registration fee (including conference material, refreshments, lunch)

- Accommodation with breakfast for maximum 4 nights

- Travel cost up to 300 Euros



Please send your application to before 27th April 2015. Indicate your affiliation, field of activity and age (to be handled with confidentiality).


Selection criteria:

Young researchers under 40 years of age are preferred. Applications are considered on a first-come, first-served basis by countries. Participants should be drawn from as many EU Candidate and Potential Candidate Countries as possible. Decision will be communicated by the 30th April. 2015.



The European Commission is supporting participants from the indicated countries in order to facilitate information exchange between land resource scientists in Europe and the integration of experts from neighboring countries to the scientific community of the European Union.