Speleological events support 2024 – new Call

Dear colleagues, Dear Friends,

We are glad to inform you, that the new Call for speleological events support is open! Granted can be the international expeditions or other events, focused on exploration, study, or protection of caves and karst, with emphasis on educational, technical and/or scientific cooperation.

All requests should contain description of proposed event as detailed as you are thinking is important for understanding of aims of project, purpose for which the funds will be used and show explicitly, that the proposed event is in agreement with the Statutes, Internal Regulations and Code of Ethics of the UIS. Requests which do not meet this requirements will not be accepted.

Detailed conditions and more details about Speleological events support can be found in Speleological Events Support Guidelines, or please, do not hesitate to ask UIS Vice President of Administration Zdenek Motycka at z.motycka@mediform.cz.

The deadline for this Call is on May 31, 2024.

All request received till deadline, will be evaluated by UIS Bureau and the best projects will be supported. For this Call, the UIS Bureau decided to dedicated max. amount of 4000 EUR, it means, that this amount is maximum, what can be split between ALL supported projects. All requests received after deadline will not be accepted, but can be submitted for next call.

Your requests must be sent before deadline to the UIS via Secretary General – Johannes Mattes at johannes.mattes@univie.ac.at

Before submitting, please ensure that:

1) The proposal and all supporting documents are submitted in one single PDF file.

2) The proposal includes a statement from the applicant(s) that the proposed event meets the Statutes, Internal Regulations and Code of Ethics of the UIS.

3) The proposal states the amount of funding requested and the purpose for which the funds will be used.

Zdenek Motycka
UIS Vice President of Administration