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Prof. Dr. Thomas Feldhoff
Faculty of Geosciences
Department of Geography
IA Building, Room 5.121
Ruhr University Bochum
Universitätsstraße 150,
44801 Bochum

Prof. Dr. Katja Schmidtpott
Faculty of East Asian Studies
Japanese History
AKAFÖ Haus, Room 2.19
Ruhr University Bochum
Universitätsstraße 134,
44780 Bochum

Stefanie Reitzig, M.A.
Faculties of Geosciences & East Asian Studies

Roman Fritz, B.Sc.
Faculty of Geosciences

Contact us : vsjf2019[AT]rub.de


How to get to the conference venue (Veranstaltungszentrum)

Welcome to the registration site of the VSJF Annual Conference 2019.

Registration process

  • 1) Please choose your conference options, e.g. side events, lunch/dinner, vegetarian food etc.

  • 2) Please register for conference fee payment by following the link within the Registration form.
    Conference rates differ by registration category:

    • Non-member 140€
    • VSJF-members 120€
    • Ph.D. students 60€
    • Students 20€

  • 3) Confirm by clicking the SEND button at the end of the form. You will receive a confirmation via email.

  • You will receive an invoice with payment details via email.

› Register now

By registering for the VSJF Annual Conference, attendees grant the organisers the right to take video images and photographs of attendees in connection with the conference. Attendees authorise the organisers to use and publish the images in print and/or electronically. Attendees agree that the organisers may use such photographs with or without attendee name and for any lawful purpose, including publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content.

Cancellation of registration

Cancellation of registration before 20 October 2019: 50% refund of registration fee.
Cancellation of registration on or after 20 October 2019: 0% refund of registration fee


We arranged special rates for the following hotels:

  • Mercure Hotel Bochum City ****
    15 single rooms (8-10. November)
    92€ per night, breakfast included
    For booking please contact stefanie.reitzig[at]rub.de



We would like to thank our sponsors and partners for their commitment and support.