Female Researchers in Economics


The VfS would like to increase the share of female researchers in economics and achieve a stronger representation of women in appointment procedures, at conferences, panel discussions and in decision-making bodies.

VfS Annual Conference 2020: Registration


Online registration is now open for the 2020 VfS Annual Conference. Register now!

VfS Annual Conference 2020: Virtual Conference


Due to continuing concerns about COVID-19, we unfortunately had to decide to cancel the physical conference at the University of Cologne, but will instead hold a fully virtual annual conference.

VfS Annual Conference 2020: Registration postponed


In view of the present situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) registration will be postponed to July 1st, 2020.

Online list of Econ Webinars


Webinars are substituting more and more for traditional research seminars in response to COVID-19 and its associated social distancing rules. Here you can find an overview of Econ Webinars.

Lindau Meetings 2020 Postponed to Next Year


The 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting and the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences – both scheduled for this summer – will be postponed.

Conference Subsidy Programme 2020


The Verein für Socialpolitik promotes an international presence of young scientists with a subsidy of 500 € for presentations at prestigious international conferences.

VfS Annual Conference 2020: Call for Papers


The Annual Congress of the Verein für Socialpolitik consists of a core conference with invited lectures concerning “Gender Economics” and of an Open Meeting with mixed topics.

VfS Annual Conference 2019: The Conference App is ready!


Our conference app is ready to go!

European Job Market 2019


The 2019 European Job Market will be held in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Wednesday, December 18 and Thursday, December 19.