ESSE Conference Parallel Lecture Speaker Support for 2024


In 2024, ESSE offers funding of up to up to €4,000 to support the participation of parallel speakers at ESSE-17 conference in Lausanne. The purpose of this support scheme is to help national associations with tight resources to cover the travel expenses of the parallel lecturer from their national associations at the ESSE conferences.


Applications are submitted by national associations. The parallel lecturers must be members of one of the national associations affiliated to ESSE (according to the official membership list submitted in November 2023).


The application should provide the information about the parallel lecturer (name, affiliation, current position, title of the parallel lecture), as well as the provisional travel budget.

Individual travel grants for the parallel lecturers are limited to €500.

Dates and Reimbursement Procedure

National associations apply for the travel grant for the parallel lecturer(s) to the ESSE Secretary (, at least three months before the ESSE conference. 

After the conference, the national association submits the expense documentation (Please use the ESSE Expense Form, and check the ESSE Budget and Reimbursement Guidelines) to the treasurer of ESSE (

The funding is transferred to the national association’s bank account.