To successfully apply for the YIA 2019 all requirements must be met within the requested deadlines!

Please note that you need to click ‘YES’ to YIA award when submitting your abstract otherwise we will not be able to process your application.

  • You submitted only one paper as first author for participation in the YIA 2019: before 15 February 2019
  • You paid your ECSS Membership 2019 and became an ECSS Student Member 2019 or ECSS Member 2019: before 15 February 2019
  • You submitted your signed and stamped YIA Verification Form 2019*: before 15 February 2019
  • You are 35 years of age or younger at the time of the deadline for abstract submission (15 February 2019) (Please send us a copy of your ID to verify that you were born after 15 February 1983)
  • You are presently enrolled as a student at a university or you were awarded your PhD degree within 2 years of the deadline for abstract submission (15 February 2019)
  • As previous YIA winner, you do not take part in the same category again (oral/conventional poster)
  • You paid your registration fee for ECSS Prague 2019: before 15 April 2019
  • There will be no extension of the deadline for YIA applications
  • To track your YIA application status, please login to your ECSS Account
  • Abstract submission will only be accepted online
  • Incomplete YIA applications will not be considered for the YIA**
  • Application is only possible in the presentation formats oral and conventional poster
  • In applying for Young Investigators Award it is also possible to apply for GSSI Nutrition at the same time. Whilst this will allow you 2 chances to win a prize, only one prize will be awarded.

*The YIA Verification Form 2019* should be verified by an authorized person (Head of Institute) in the YIA applicants department who should also certify that the YIA applicant has made an independent and reasonable contribution to the work submitted for presentation.

**Please note, that YIA Verification Forms 2019 sent in or ECSS Memberships 2019 paid after the 15 February 2019 will not be considered.

Congress Office

ECSS Congress Prague 2019
Mrs Nantia Patera
Feldblumenweg 26
50858 Cologne - Germany
ECSS Congress Prague 2019

Phone availability after 15 April 2019

+49 177 8810 905

  • Monday and Tuesday: 10:00 - 12:00
  • Friday: 14:00 - 16:00 CET
  • (Central European Time)

Congress Venue

The Prague Congress Center
5. kvetna 1640/65
140 00 Prague 4
Czech Republic