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A note from the Congress 2016 organising committee

Dear colleagues,

Before you can start registration in a few days, we suggest you carefully review the many options available in the German Congress program. The organizing team looks forward to your participation in the 2016 IFAJ Congress, and wish you an unforgettable stay in Germany.

Program and costs

Special offer

Stipend for international young journalists
July 10-17, Bonn, Germany

The Association of German Agricultural Journalists, VDAJ, is pleased to announce up to 10 stipends are available for qualified international journalists to participate in an exclusive program to be held prior to the IFAJ Congress 2016 in Bonn. The stipend will cover full program costs, hotel and meals for the program “Ag-Reporters” from July 10 to 13, as well as the full IFAJ Congress from July 14 to 17.

More about “Ag-Reporters“ 

Pre-Congress “Capital Berlin“

July 10-13

The VDAJ Landesgruppe Berlin and Brandenburg welcome you to the German capital. We want to show you the city as a media center and home of agricultural sciences. Rest assured, the political and historical Berlin will not be neglected. With the landscape and agriculture in Brandenburg, we will show you the special features of our large farm structures. New energies, dairy and horse breeding will be the focal points. We are packing a lot of information into our tours, so you can look forward to an interesting program.

Early bird Cost for Pre-Congress: “Capital Berlin”

EZ (single-room): 500 Euro
DZ (double-room): 400 Euro/person

Main-Congress “Sustainable agriculture – made in Germany“
July 13 – July 17

Detail program and all the day-tours

Early bird Cost for Main-Congress “Sustainable agriculture – made in Germany”

EZ (single room): 650-760 Euro (depending on the selected hotel)
DZ (double room): 550-640 Euro/person (depending on the selected hotel)


Early bird Cost for Post-Congress Tour 1 (North-East) “Agricultural Locations in West and East – a quarter century after the turn”
6 days, Sunday, July 17 – Friday, July 22

EZ (single-room): 790 Euro
DZ (double-room): 650 Euro per person

Early bird Cost for Post-Congress Tour 2 (South-West) “Pleasurable Southwest Germany – great technique and sweet fruits”

4 days, Sunday, July 17 – Wednesday, July 20

EZ (single-room): 500 Euro
DZ (double-room): 400 Euro per person

Early bird Cost for Post-Congress Tour 3 (Southern) “A nightcap in Bavaria”
4 days, Sunday, July 17 – Wednesday, July 20

EZ (single-room): 500 Euro
DZ (double-room): 400 Euro per person

Further details of program, of our partners and sponsors is available here:

At your own pace

Many colleagues use the International Congress to explore the host country before or after the meetings on their own. In Bonn, there are countless opportunities to explore the history and culture found in Germany, or simply relax in the historical centretown or along the Rhine River. On the website of Bonn region ( you will find information in different languages for every taste.

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The best wishes,
Looking forward to July,

Your Congress Team

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