25th International Diatom Symposium

25–30 June 2018 | Berlin | Seminaris & Botanical Garden


Please register for excursions until 1 June

Please note:

Talks: 15 minutes including questions

Posters: DIN A0 portrait

ISDR & IUBS Student Awards


The ISDR provides funding to allow 10 young and early career researchers dealing with diatom studies to attend the 25th IDS 2018 in Berlin.


All successful applicants will be asked to give a talk at the conference and to submit an abstract for the conference volume.


Every award winning student will receive travel support of up to 1000 € (overseas students). In addition, organizers offer exemption of conference fee.


To apply for an award – deadline 1st February 2018 was extended to 15th February – the applicants had to submit:



  • Abstract of your presentation to be held at the Conference
  • A description of your current work including a list of your publications, your current employment status and any other relevant information (for example research collaboration) as well as your motivation to attend the IDS 2018
  • Your contact details (postal and email address)
  • A financial statement, which should list the total costs (in Euro) of your travel to Berlin
  • Short statement of your supervisor or one referee
  • Applications should be sent via email attachment by 1 February 2018 to the congress office


No applications after the deadline (15 February 2018) can be considered. All successful applicants were already notified.