5th Biot Conference on Poromechanics on the 50th Anniversary of Karl von Terzaghi's Death


The conference organisers have decided to make a limited number of scholarships available for PhD students.

The scholarships will consist of:

The outstanding costs have to be sustained by the individual participant. A number of low cost accommodations have been negotiated by the congress organization and made available on the web site for reservation.


Important Dates for scholarships

Deadline for scholarship application

April 26, 2013

Notification of scholarship grant

May 17, 2013



To be eligible, the PhD student must be the presenter of an accepted full paper. 

For applying, please fill in the undefinedapplication form, specifying the paper ID of the abstract/full paper and attach:

Please send all the material to undefinedMartina Poell

Upon assignment of the scholarship, the student will be automatically registered to the conference. A notification of registration will be sent to him/her by the conference secretariat.



To get the reimbursement of his/her expenses, after the end of the conference and not later then September 13, 2013, the student will have to post the original bills, tickets and boarding cards of his/her travelling and accommodation expenses. Please note that no meals can be refunded! These will be reimbursed up to a maximum of EUR 500.

The postal mail also has to contain the coordinates of his/her bank account
        name of the account holder
        name and address of the bank
        bank account number
        IBAN and BIC code

Martina Poell

Vienna University of Technology

Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures

Karlsplatz 13/202

1040 Vienna


The travel and accommodation arrangements have to be finalised by the student himself, as for all the other participants.

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