Aims & scope

The EGU General Assembly 2020 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. The EGU aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geoscience. The EGU is looking forward to cordially welcoming you in Vienna.

Deadlines & milestones (selection)

  • Public call-for-session-proposals other programme groups: 25 June–5 September 2019
  • Session programme finalization: 11 September–9 October 2019
  • Abstract submission: 15 October 2019–15 January 2020
  • Support application: 15 October–1 December 2019

Open letter to funding agencies regarding presentations at EGU meetings

The EGU has issued an open letter to funding agencies and evaluation committees with information on the assessment of presentations given at its scientific meetings. The letter details the three presentation types given at the EGU General Assembly and states that the selection of the type of presentation is not based on any evaluation of the scientific value of the contribution. As highlighted in a previous EGU statement, the letter also emphasises that there is no distinction regarding the standing, quality or prestige of oral, poster, or PICO presentations. [Read more]