Requesting a visa to enter Germany

You must submit your visa application and the required supporting documentation to the German Consulate/Embassy relevant to your country of residence.

Please include with your visa application documentation the Summit Invitation Letter (in addition to the Visa Invitation Letter) sent earlier to you (or to your Minister, for the members of the official delegations and accompanying persons OR other participants).

To request a letter of invitation in order to attend the symposium, please send us an email at indicating your name, gender, birth date, nationality, passport no., expiry date, address and German embassy or consulate to apply to for visa.

Fees for visa applications are at the responsibility of the delegate.

For assistance or queries on visa matters please contact:

VISA / Invitation Letter

Nationals of EU countries are allowed to enter the Federal Republic of Germany without a visa. You will find an overview of visa requirements/exemptions for entry into the Federal Republic of Germany at the following link: German Federal Foreign Office

Official Language

The language of the conference is English.

Climate and Clothing

Dress code during the conference is business casual and casual on the excursion. In August, the average temperature is 23,4°C (74,12°F).


Tipping in restaurants and bars is generally at 5-10%. Tipping taxi drivers is also a common practice.


The voltage in Germany is 230 V. European-style round two-pin plugs are in use.


The organizers are not liable for damages and/or losses of any kind which may be incurred by the conference delegates or by any other individuals accompanying them, both during the official activities as well as going to/from the conference. Delegates are responsible for their own safety and belongings.



Contact: Organization and Registration

Sylvia Neumann
Zellescher Weg 3
01069 Dresden, Germany

  +49 351 32017320

Important Dates

  • 31 October 2016
    Call for Abstract opens
  • 14 November 2016
    Online Registration opens
  • 07 May 2017
    Post deadline abstract submission  still open
  • 31 May 2017
    Abstract Acceptance Notification
  • 19 June 2017
    Early Bird Deadline
  • 29 August - 2 September 2017
    ECME 2017, Dresden

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