Annual Conferences


With up to 800 participants and almost 600 lectures, the Annual Meetings of the Verein für Socialpolitik rank among the largest and most respected economic conferences in Europe.

The Annual Conference consists of two sessions: the "core conference program" (Kerntagung) and the "open meeting" (offene Tagung). In the core conference program, invited speakers give presentations on a given general theme for the conference. In the open meeting, a large number of selected scientific papers from all fields of economics are presented.