6th Joint Conference of the DGHM & VAAM

72nd Annual Meeting of the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology (DGHM)
Annual Meeting 2020 of the Association for General and Applied Microbiology (VAAM)
08–11 March 2020 • Leipzig (Germany)

Organisational Remarks



Travel Grant


Student members of the VAAM who will hold a lecture at the VAAM meeting or present a poster can obtain a travel grant. This grant (125 EUR) can only be applied by one member per contribution after registration for the conference and after the submission of an abstract or poster. Moreover, per Tutor only 4 Students can apply for a Travel Grant.

Please remember the following steps:

  1. Submission of an abstract
  2. Registration and application for travel grant until 08 November 2019.

The application for the VAAM student travel grant can be made together with the online registration.

The deadline for the travel grant is also 08 November 2019!

After the decision about the granting, we will send you a final confirmation via E-mail in January 2020.


Applications for DGHM travel grants can be submitted by using the online formular during the registration process.

Applications have to be handed in not later than 08 November 2019.

The DGHM travel grant for 125 EUR will be transferred to the stated bank account as soon as the original receipts have been received.
Please note, that only up to 3 travel grants can be approved for each workgroup. In addition, only up to 2 travel grants can be granted per applicant. If more applications are submitted than can be approved a draw will be chosen at random.