Registration and payment
Registration and payment

Registration can only be done by completing the registration form on the website ( The fee includes registration, proceedings, hotel accommodation, dinners, lunches and social activities.
Registration becomes valid only after receipt of the registration fee, which should be paid upon registration. You will receive an immediate confirmation of registration and payment.
Depending on the form of payment that is selected a surcharge could be applicable to cover the banktransfer costs

Registration fee including hotel accommodation, meals and social events (August 27 - 31):
Single room € 1.325 pp (arrangement I)
Double room
€ 1.050 pp (arrangement II)
Double room
(shared; PhD students; limited number)  
€  825 pp (arrangement III)
Registration fee without accommodation     €  900 pp (arrangement IV)


We offer the possibility to book the night before/early check-in at an additional cost (approx €40).
Expenses for a longer stay must be paid directly to Hotel Zuiderduin reception.

Cancelation Policy

Cancellations must be made by email to the Meeting Secretariat. In case of cancellation before May 30, 2017, the registration fee will be refunded minus administration costs of € 150. After that date, reimbursement will not be possible in any circumstance, including Force Majeure.

Reduced registration fees

Funds are available for participation at a reduced fee. All applicants are required to present a poster or to give an oral presentation.

FEMS Young Scientist Grant

The FEMS Council has awarded the Symposium with the Young Scientist Grant. This grant will, in first instance, be available for young scientists from non-EU and especially from disadvantaged countries. There are a limited number of grant awards available that will cover the complete registration fee but not the travel costs. Scientists younger than 36 years can apply to the Secretary for Scientific Matters via the FEMS form on the website.

PhD students

For a limited number of PhD students, the registration fee can be reduced to € 700 before March 1, including hotel accommodation in shared double rooms. Requests for a reduced fee can be sent to the secretary for organisational matters and must be accompanied by a letter of support and confirmation by the Head of Department.