Organized by
Logo Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Geschichte
Logo Departement für Historische Wissenschaften Universität Fribourg
Supported by
Logo Schweizerische Akademie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften
Logo Universität Fribourg
Logo Stiftung Mercator Schweiz
Logo Paul Schiller Stiftung
Logo Schweizerischer Nationalfonds
Sponsored by
Logo Schwabe Verlag
Logo Aebli Näf Stiftung

Registering for the conference

General Information

Participants in the 3rd Swiss Congress of Historical Sciences are required to register by means of the on-line registration form. (See below.) Please note that although the tours and receptions (on Friday and Saturday) are free of charge, prior registration for them is nonetheless also required.

The conference fees do not cover lodging or meals, although various dining options can be booked through that same on-line registration form.

If you would like to reserve hotel accommodations through the conference, you will need to do so by using the hotel reservations form provided by “Fribourg Tourisme.” Additional information and a link to the hotel reservations form can found under “Info/Accommodations“.  “Fribourg Tourisme” is also available to answer questions by phone at 41(0)26-350-1111, Monday through Friday 9:00-18:00, Saturday 9:00-12:30 (closed Sunday). Participants who have applied to have the conference provide for their overnight accommodation expenses will be informed by the conference organizers as to the result of their applications. For successful applicants, the conference organizers will also take care of making hotel reservations.

Registration for the conference is available on-line until January 23, 2013. After registering on-line, you will receive an e-mail with payment instructions.

Registration Fees for The Swiss Congress of Historical Sciences 2013


Early registration until December 15, 2012

Speakers, panel organizers, moderators, commenters

  CHF  60.-

Speakers, panel organizers, moderators, and commenters who are also SGG members

  CHF  40.-

Non-SGG members

  CHF   180.-


  CHF   120.-

Students including doctoral students*

  CHF   70.-

Students including doctoral students who are also SGG members*

 CHF    50.-


*Proof of current student status is required. Please send a copy of your student identification by fax or e-mail to Ms. Machteld Torche: +41(0)26-300-7348,

Single day registration: On-site registration is available for Thursday, Feburary 7, Friday, February 8, and Saturday, February 9. The cost for attending one day of the conference is: for non-SGG members, CHF 70.-, for SGG members, CHF 50.- The single-day fee for  students is CHF 25.- Students who are also SGG members pay 20.-.

New membership in SGG
Are you not yet a member of the "Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Geschichte"? Registered participants in the conference have the opportunity to join SGG at half-price for the year 2013. Members receive the journal Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Geschichte, the Newsletter and the Bulletin of the SGG, and can benefit from bonus offers through the SGG. You can learn more about the SGG here – we welcome your interest in taking this opportunity to get to know us better. To join SGG as a member, click the “Neumitgliedschaft SGG” option on the on-line registration form for the Geschichtstage 2013 conference

Discounted annual membership CHF 60.- (normally CHF 120.-)
Discounted annual membership for students CHF 25.- (normally CHF 50.-)

Cancellations: Participation in the conference can be cancelled without charge if done no later than January 15, 2013. Thereafter, a 50% cancellation fee applies to the full amount charged. If you need to cancel your registration, please contact Ms. Machteld Torche of the Weiterbildungsstelle, University of Freiburg by e-mail (

Link to the Registration form in German

Link to the Registration form in French