27th International Cave Bear Symposium

Golling an der Salzach | Salzburg | Austria


The 27th International Cave Bear Symposium (ICBS 2022) will be held in Golling an der Salzach (province Salzburg, Austria). All researchers and interested colleagues are invited to take an active or passive role in the proceedings. The Symposium takes place in collaboration with the Haus der Natur Salzburg, the Regional Association for Speleology of Salzburg, the Eisriesenwelt GmbH and the Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen Mannheim.

Symposium fee

The symposium fee is 50,00 EUR. For students we offer a reduced fee of 40,00 EUR. The fee includes entry to all presentations, refreshments during the day of presentations, a welcome drink, the conference dinner (without drinks), the excursions and free entrance to the exhibition of the Museum Burg Golling. Participants of the post conference excursion to the cave »Eisriesenwelt« have to pay in addition 17,00 EUR for the cable car and the cave visit. The symposium fee is to be paid in cash at the symposium office at your arrival.


Registration is closed!



For excursions hiking shoes, warm clothing, rain shield and backpack are necessary! Helmets, lamps and overalls will be provided for all participants, who don’t have own equipment. Please note that participation in the cave excursions is at your own risk and responsibility! All starting points of our excursions are only reachable by car. Please inform us on your registration form, whether you will be arriving by private car (or by public transport) and how many free seats you have, so we can organize carpools if necessary.


Please direct all questions to the conference organisers:
Sebastian Krutter | Nadja Kavcik-Graumann | Doris Döppes