Registration for GCEG 2018

We are delighted that you are interested in participating in the 5th Global Conference of Economic Geography (GCEG 2017) at the University of Cologne, Germany.


Registration            July 24, 2017 – May 1, 2018 (closed)
Call for Sessions    July 24, 2017 – October 16, 2017 (closed)
Call for abstracts   November 15, 2017 – March 29, 2018 (closed)

After registration and payment, you will receive a confirmation and a receipt via email. You will also receive a personal ID which you can use to access the system to submit a session or a paper or register for further activities later in the year. Submitting a session to the GCEG 2018 requires the registration and payment of one chair and the naming of a co-chair (which can be registered at a later stage). For abstract submission (talk or poster), you may pay the conference fee after abstract acceptance.

Registration Fees

Early Bird
(until March 29, 2018)

Late Registration
(after March 29, 2018)

Conference Rate290 €400 €
Reduced Conference Rate170 €240 €

*The reduced conference rate is only available for students and doctoral candidates. Please send a copy of your study ID Card (or comparable certification) and a valid photo ID after registration to gceg2018(at)

Social events
Additionally, during the registration process you can also register for social events including the conference dinner and excursions. More information about the conference dinner can be found here. A list of all excursions and additional charges can be found here.

All prices quoted are in EUR including VAT and local taxes. Registration cannot be confirmed until full payment is received. We accept the major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express). German participants can also pay by bank transfer.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be advised by email (gceg2018(at) For cancellations received before April 15, 2018, 50 % of the registration fee will be charged. Cancellations after this date will not be refundable. Substitute participants will be accepted at any time via email.