General Information

Registration for the EGU General Assembly is by payment of the appropriate registration fee. There is no waiving of registration fees except for scientists receiving a "Support Award" or an "Union/Union Division Award or Medal". Please, renew your membership in the EGU or in the AGU prior to your registration at membership rates!

The registration fee includes free local transportation from Monday – Friday, 14 – 18 April 2008 (not valid for day tickets and accompanying persons), participation in the meeting, the information & schedules book and the abstract CD-Rom. Please note that there are no additional abstract fees!


At the congress, pre-registrants will receive their name badge in Hall Z in the area "Self-Service for Pre-Registrants" via a COSIS login. Please make sure to have your COSIS ID-Nr. and your password ready! Find an overview of the registration area here (PDF, 176 KB).

On-Site Registration

On-site registration at on-site rates will be possible at the registration counters located in Hall Z at:

Sunday, 13 April 200812:00–20:00
Monday – Thursday, 
14 – 17 April 2008
Friday, 18 April 200808:00–13:00

In Hall Z there will be two separate on-site registration areas:

  1. On-site registration area for "Self-Service On-Site Registration" (only for credit card payment – American Express, Eurocard/Mastercard, JCB or Visa). Please have your COSIS ID-Nr. and password ready if you are already registered with COSIS. Otherwise, you are cordially invited to make a Quick Registration with COSIS free-of-charge.
  2. On-site registration area for "Operated On-Site Registration" (for payments made in cash in EURO (EUR) or by credit card (American Express, Eurocard/Mastercard, JCB or Visa). Attention: Cheques will not be accepted!

Please find an overview of the registration area here (PDF, 176 KB).

Participants who wish to register on-site at membership rates should renew their membership at least 3 weeks prior to the meeting.

Accompanying Persons

Accompanying persons are invited to register on-site!

Registration Fees

Please note that there are no abstract fees in addition to the registration fees!

CategoriesPre-Registration Rates
(Deadline 31 March 2008)

On-Site Registration Rates
 More than 1-DayMore than 1-Day1-Day Only
(only on-site)
Regular Member 2008 (1)390,- EUR422,- EUR249,- EUR
Student Member 2008 (1) (*)238,- EUR271,- EUR173,- EUR
Emeritus Member 2008 (1) (**)238,- EUR 271,- EUR173,- EUR
Regular Non Member433,- EUR466,- EUR271,- EUR
Student Non Member (*)260,- EUR292,- EUR184,- EUR
Emeritus Non Member (**)260,- EUR 292,- EUR184,- EUR
Accompanying Person
(who do not take part, neither actively nor passively, in the scientific programme but who just want to enter the congress centre)
only available on-site   76,- EUR   38,- EUR
(1)Participants having paid their annual membership fee for 2008 to the European Geosciences Union (EGU) and/or to the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
(*)Please enclose/show proof of status.
(**)Age 60 or older and retired from full-time employment.

Conditions and Cancellation Policy

  • Pre-registration must be accompanied by a payment, otherwise it will not be processed and the on-site registration rates will be taken as a basis.
  • Registration fees are not transferable.
  • Registration fees will only be refunded, if the notice of cancellation is received by the Copernicus Meetings before 31 March 2008. The cancellation fee is 50,- EUR.
  • Cancellations after 31 March 2008 and no-shows are not eligible for a refund.

Importance Notice

Once your payment has been effected you will be informed and receive your receipt.
A pro-forma invoice and/or an invoice and/or a receipt can be obtained online via COSIS. All registrations and membership subscriptions will be registered through the COSIS administration tool which will also allow the registrants to monitor their input.