Grants for Young Researchers



Jobs and Studentships


Soil Conservation Projects


New vacancies at ICIMOD

Innovation Awards – grants

ESSC International Conference, Imola, Italy – 2nd circular

Grants for young researchers – ESSC conference

Conference and Workshop, Lublin, Poland

EGU Training School, Portugal

Desertland 2018, Ghent, Belgium

Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 2019

Newsletters 1989–2000 at bottom of the page

Workshop History and Resilience of the Landscape, Brazil


The ESSC members include researchers, teachers, students, farmers, planners and policymakers with interests in agriculture, soil science, geographical science, economics, forestry, ecology.


Membership rates


1 year   .................... € 25.00

3 years  ................... € 70.00


Institutional Membership € 15 per member per year.

Institutional membership involves the payment of a flat rate of € 15 (per member per year) for institutes/societies with at least 10 members. This fee is irrespective of the country.

Members of the specific institute or society would be full members of the ESSC and receive the ESSC Newsletter.



50 % reduction on above rates for three years.

Your supervisor must provide written confirmation of student status.


You can pay by international money transfer, by Visa/Master Card or through PayPal:

• If you prefer to pay by bank transfer, please indicate your full name. Branch address: BNP Paribas Fortis, Zonnestraat 2, B-9000 Gent, Belgium; international transaction codes: IBAN: BE29 0014 5139 8064 - BIC: GEBABEBB05A; account name: European Society for Soil Conservation; account number: 001-4513980-64

•  If you prefer to pay by Visa/Master Card, simply send me your card number, expiry date and 3-digit certification code by regular mail (Prof. Dr. Wim Cornelis, Coupure links 653, B-9000 Gent, Belgium), email (Wim.Cornelis@UGent.be) or by phone (+32 9 264 60 40).

• If you prefer to pay through PayPal (from your personal PayPal account or with your credit card as a PayPal guest), send an e-mail to Wim.Cornelis@UGent.be and you’ll receive a money request.


Membership benefits

• ESSC Newsletter in 2 issues per year

• Reduced membership fees at ESSC conferences

• Information on Soil Conservation Activities around Europe

• Participation in the Soil Conservation Network



Thought for the month

“The richest soil, if cultivated, produces the rankest weeds”


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