Frequently Asked Questions

Apply for the congress

The abstract submission for ISCOMS 2023 is open from October 16th 2022 till January 29th 2023.

Registration for non-presenting participants will open the 1st of March 2023. See the link at the homepage.

An abstract can only be presented by one student. Other people who are working on the same project can be recognized as co-authors in the abstract and can be registered as non-presenting participants, but are not allowed to present the same research. You can find guidelines for writing abstracts for ISCOMS here: Abstract Requirements.

Programme

The programme of ISCOMS 2023 can be found here.

The social programme of ISCOMS 2023 will be announced soon. The programme of ISCOMS 2022 can be found here.

Yes, this is possible. The Post Congress Tour is for both presenting and non-presenting participants. 

Presentations

Plenary presentation

You have 12 minutes to present your research if you are selected for a plenary presentation: 9 minutes for your presentation and 3 minutes for the following discussion. 

Oral presentation

You have 11 minutes to present your research if you are selected for an oral presentation: 8 minutes for your presentation and 3 minutes for the following discussion. 

Poster presentation

You have 10 minutes to present your research if you are selected for a poster presentation: 7 minutes for your presentation and 3 minutes for the following discussion. 

Posters will be shown on digital poster boards, so it is not needed to bring your own poster.

Yes, on the abstract selection page you can find a lot of information and tips on how to present.

Travel Grants

Travel grants are available for a limited number of presenting participants. Requests will be evaluated by our Travel Grant Committee. The number of grants that will be awarded are based on the number of requests and the amount depends on de described situation of the presenting participant. You can apply for a travel grant by filling out the forms in the secured part of the website during your registration in March. 

We highly recommend students to look for other opportunities for receiving a travel grant. Many universities give out grants to students going to an academic event. Ask your university about these possibilities. You can also take a look at the Grant finder which contains information on a range of Dutch scholarships for foreign students. These scholarships can be searched by selecting one of the categories on the website. To go to the grant finder website please click here. 

Fees & Payment

The fees for ISCOMS 2023 are not available yet. You can find the fees for ISCOMS 2022 and payment methods via this link.

At ISCOMS, you will only be able to pay by card. We accept the following payment cards: VISA, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, V PAY, Visa Debit, Debit Mastercard. To ensure that you will not run into problems in regards to payment, we advise you to check with your bank if your payment card is set to make payments in Europe, the Netherlands.