Winterseminar 2017

Das nächste Winterseminar findet 18.-24. Februar 2017 im Hotel Freunde der Natur in Spital am Pyhrn statt:

Wiesenweg 7, A-4582 Spital am Pyhrn, Tel.: +43 (0) 7563 / 681,, Mail:

Die Zimmerbuchungen können direkt beim Hotel Freunde der Natur vorgenommen werden: 

EZ: 68,50 Euro pro Nacht (Halbpension);  72,00 Euro pro Nacht (Vollpension)

DZ: 58,50 Euro pro Nacht (Halbpension);  62,00 Euro pro Nacht (Vollpension)

Abstracts (auf Deutsch oder Englisch; max. 500 Wörter) können bis 9. Dezember 2017 per Mail an eingereicht werden. Einreichungen aus allen Fachbereichen der Regionalwissenschaften sind willkommen. 



The annual winter seminar of the German-speaking section of the European regional science association (ERSA) will take place 18-24 February 2017 in Spital am Pyhrn (Austria). Abstract submissions (max. 500 words) in all sub-fields of regional science are welcome until 9 December 2016 via email to The seminar language will be English.

The seminar has a rather unique format: sessions are only held in the afternoons and evenings, meaning that there is ample spare time for networking, paper writing, the development of new research ideas, research collaborations, and last but not least for enjoying the beautiful Alpine nature and winter sports activities in the surroundings. Time slots of one hour are reserved for each presentation, providing plenty of room for in-depth discussion.

The seminar will take place at the „Hotel Freunde der Natur“:
Wiesenweg 7, A-4582 Spital am Pyhrn, Tel.: +43 (0) 7563 / 681,, Mail:

Rooms can be reserved at the following rates (please contact the hotel directly for reservations):

Single room: 68,50 Euro per night (half board); 72,00 Euro per night (full board)
Double room: 58,50 Euro per night (half board); 62,00 Euro per night (full board)