Geological Student Symposium 2020

About the Symposium

The Geological Student Symposium is a tradition started by the University of Aarhus and the University of Copenhagen, offering students of geology and geophysics from northern Europe a chance to network and discuss issues within their fields with their peers.

General info


Aarhus University, Department of Geosciences,
Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 2, Building 1671, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark


All participants are accommodated at the university. Bring your own sleeping bag and a sleeping mat.


Ticket sales are now open.


If you participate in the symposium it gives you the opportunity to give a small talk about a geological topic. Topics can range from your bachelor /master thesis, field trips or just some interesting project you are working on that you would like to share. Anything goes! Talks are limited to 15 minutes.


You also have the choice to bring a poster (English or Danish) and talk about your research during a poster session.  



If you wish to give a talk or bring a poster, please send an email to:

outlining your talk or poster with a short abstract.



Friday the 21st of February

16.00-18.00: Arrival at the Department of Geoscience
18.30-20.00: Dinner
20.00-22.00: Get-to-know-each other-activities
22.00-02.00: Café

Saturday the 22nd of February

8.30-9:30: Breakfast
09.35-10.00: Walk to Auditorium F (Mathematic building)
10.00-12.00: Presentations
12.30-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-15.15: Presentations
15.30-18:00: Time on your own 
18.00-21.00: Dinner
22.00: Café

Sunday the 23rd of February 

8.00-10.00 – Breakfast
Student departure  

Geological Student Symposium 2020 is proud to be sponsored by: