News & Events
— September 10, 2018

Register for EPSC 2018 Science Flash Wed, 20 Sep, 16:00–17:30 / Room Mercury (SMW1.1) Present your research in 180s with only one slide in a fun and original way! The three best presentations, as rated by the jury, will receive a prize! Rules You are allowed to use one slide (without videos or animations).  You […]


— September 4, 2018

European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) 2018, 16-21 September, TU Berlin – 2nd Media Announcement The European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) 2018 (www.epsc2018.eu) will take place at the Technische Universität (TU) Berlin, from Sunday 16 to Friday 21 September 2018. More than 1250 abstracts have been submitted and over 1000 planetary scientists from Europe and around […]


— August 31, 2018

Europlanet Summer School 2018 From 1-10 August, we returned to the beautiful Molėtai Astronomical Observatory in Lithuania for the Europlanet Summer School 2018. Following the success of the 2017 Summer School, we again offered a programme combining hands-on experience of making observations of stellar variability and exoplanet transits (and analysing the data) with theoretical and practical modules in […]


— August 31, 2018

Summer School “Basics of Astrobiology”, 17-18 August 2018 This guest post has been contributed by Theresa Lüftinger and Manuel Güdel of the University of Vienna, Austria, and members of the SOC and LOC for the “Basics of Astrobiology” Summer School. Our summer school on ”Basics of Astrobiology”, associated with IAU Symposium 345, was a big success. […]


— August 31, 2018

Austrian Space Forum seeks new Analog Astronauts to participate in future simulated Moon/Mars Missions Application Deadline 10th October 2018 The Austrian Space Forum (Österreichisches Weltraum Forum, OeWF) is seeking six volunteers to complete its international analog astronaut corps. Citizens of the European Union, Liechtenstein and Switzerland, who are between 25 and 45 years old and have […]


— July 31, 2018

“Touching the Planets, Evaluating Excellence” – Report on Europlanet Outreach Workshop, Athens, 2-3 July 2018 Measuring the impact of outreach activities can help you improve the effectiveness of your activities and help convince your supervisors or funders that your time and resources have been well spent. However, collecting this information can be a challenge! From […]


— July 26, 2018

European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) 2018, 16-21 September, TU Berlin – 1st Media Announcement The European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) 2018 (www.epsc2018.eu) will take place at the Technische Universität (TU) Berlin, from Sunday 16 to Friday 21 September 2018. More than 1250 abstracts have been submitted and over 1000 planetary scientists from Europe and around […]


— July 23, 2018

1st EPEC (EuroPlanet Early Career network) Annual Week The 1st EPEC (EuroPlanet Early Career network) Annual Week took place from 10-15 June 2018 at the International Space University in Strasbourg (France). Around 40 early career scientists from 19 different countries gathered for what turned out to be a very successful and unique event. Besides being […]


— June 27, 2018

Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement awarded to Amara Graps for work to inspire Baltics with space The 2018 Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement with Planetary Science has been awarded to Dr Amara Graps for her far-reaching work to inspire and promote space activities in the Baltic region within the scientific and industrial communities, in education […]


— June 22, 2018

Europlanet Funding Scheme 2018: Connacht Schools Planetary Radio Telescope Network Europlanet is delighted to announce that it will be supporting the Connacht Schools Planetary Radio Telescope Network through the 2018 round of its Outreach Funding Scheme. The project will install eight dual dipole antenna radio telescopes on the grounds of rural secondary schools in Ireland. Each […]