What is ECSJ2017?

The European Conference for Science Journalist is the main yearly gathering for European science journalists and communication professionals. But science writers from any nationality can attend. The conference program will focus on interactive learning and demonstration of best practices all over the world.

Who can attend?

Anybody working professionally with science journalism or science communication will benefit by attending ECSJ2017. The conference is targeted European journalists and communicators, but science professionals from any nationality will benefit from the program, as many of the sessions will issue global challenges and best practices.

When will ECSJ2017 take place?

26-30 June 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

How can I register?

Please follow this link for registration

What does it cost to attend the ECSJ2017?

Early bird until 15 May EUR 810,- 
After 15 May EUR 940,-
Day card EUR 520,-
Onsite EUR 1.100,-

Freelance, Self-employed & members of EUSJA
Early bird until 15 May EUR 500,- 
After 15 May EUR 625,-
Day card EUR 330,-
Onsite EUR 750,-

Early bird until 15 May EUR 400,- 
After 15 May EUR 500,-
Day card EUR 260,-
Onsite EUR 600,-

Can I apply for a grant for travel and/or attendance?

Yes, ESCJ2017 offers grants for eligible participants to attend the ECSJ2017 conference. Follow the links to learn more about travel grants and work grants.


Can I attend the conference for just one day?

Yes, one-day conference registration is possible. Your registration will only be valid for sessions that specific day and your badge will be checked during the conference to make sure that all participants are registered properly.

Can I attend the conference for just one session?

No, you will have to register for at least one full day.

What is the cancellation policy?

Registration fees can be refunded, less a 75 euro fee, up until 24.04.17. Cancellations between this date and up to 24.05.17 will be refunded with 50 percent. No refund will be issued for cancellations starting 25.05.17. Cancellations must be sent in writing via email to info [at] ecsj2017.com

Will there be an exhibitor room? How can I reserve space?

Yes, there will be an exhibition room and opportunity to reserve space. Please contact info [at] ecsj2017.com for more information about reservations and prices.

Can my organization become a conference sponsor? How?

To become a sponsor, please contact info [at] ecsj2017.com for more information.

Will there be services available for special needs?

Both venues are accessible for wheelchairs. Please contact info [at] ecsj2017.com if you need special services as sign language interpretation or accommodation for special needs, so we can assist you. Participants will be asked about dietary preferences when signing up for the conference.

My question is not on the list.

If you cannot find the information you need on the website, feel free to contact info [at] ecsj2017.com for further information.