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BII is funding participation in virtual conferences

Professional exchanges and travel to conferences are currently difficult during the pandemic...

Professional exchanges and travel to conferences are currently difficult during the pandemic. Many conferences are moved to the web and happen now online. Some events are fee-based. Therefore, BII is now offering grants for online participatiion in paid virtual or hybrid conferences held in Germany for foreign professionals – and participation of international online conferences for German professionals.

If you are interested in professional topic, if you want to network with a specific library or information community, if you are curious about an annual conference of an association you have always wanted to visit in Germany – and which is all now held online but with some additional costs along, you can now take advantage of a grant from BI-International.

Librarians and Information Professionals may receive full funding to virtually attend a paid hybrid or online conference in Germany. This applies to participation fees from € 50, or € 100 for applicants from high-income countries.

Special conditions: In 2021 the deadline for applications ends 14 daysBEFORE the online conference starts!

What do you have to do? Simply fill out an application form, justify the motivation for participation, send this to BII and write a short report after the conference or report live on a social media channel and transfer your insights back to the professional community … #bibinternational

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