ESTD Conference Berne, Switzerland: November (8) 9 - 11, 2017

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Special offers for 50 permanent residents in Eastern Europe & Eurasia

(for other countries: check here)

For specialists who reside in Eastern Europe/Eurasia, ESTD (in collaboration with special donors) is offering special registration fees for a total of 50 participants. Specialists from these countries temporarily resident elsewhere, and scholars from elsewhere temporarily resident in the region, are not eligible for this offer.

Qualifying countries (based on European Commission, Eurostat, Luxembourg):   

  • Albania 
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Estonia
  • Georgia
  • Hungary
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kosovo
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Macedonia
  • Moldavia
  • Montenegro
  •  Poland
  •  Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan

Who may apply?

The reduced registration fees are offered to

  • Specialists in therapy, who are members of the European Society for Trauma and Dissociation (ESTD) and who work with patients with severe posttraumatic or dissociative disorders, and who are not able to pay the full conference fee.
  • Specialists in police, justice and prevention who regularly work with traumatized people, and who are not able to pay the full conference fee.


Reduced Registration Fees for Eastern Europa & Eurasia


What is this?

Special rates for max. 50 conference participants from Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

On a first-come-first-serve basis.

Registration within a few days.


Preconference Workshop:



CHF 180.-
(€ 170.-)



Registration until
Sept. 10, 2017
Only members of ESTD (1):




CHF 360.-


(€ 340.-)





Conference after
Sept. 10, 2017
Only members ESTD (1):



 CHF 400.- 


(€ 377.-)





Conference dinner:



CHF 70.-

(€ 70.-)



Not included:

Travel expenses
Accomodation in Bern

How to apply:

You can register:

Your application will be checked. Upon acceptance, you will be sent a special link to register within 2 weeks.

(1)    Exceptions: specialists from police, justice and prevention need not be ESTD members to receive the reduced rate


Number of participants

Due to financial restrictions, the reduced registration rates can only be offered to 50 participants.



In order to receive the reduced registration fee, you must complete and return the special registration form (available in two formats: MS Word Doc and PDF).

If you do not wish to apply for reduced rates, you can register through the website.

If you wish to apply, please send your application to eec@estd2017.org. With your application, please send us links to your workplace or the work you do.

Please note: Do not register to the conference via the website (www.estd2017.org) if you wish to apply for a reduced registration rate. When your application is accepted, you will be given a special link to register online. Upon receiving the link, you will have one week to register to the conference, so we are sure that you will participate in the conference.


Travel and accommodation

Travel, accommodation and meal expenses outside the conference are excluded from this offer and result in additional expenses.

For relatively low priced accommodation in Bern, we suggest the following websites:

Please note that the Youth Hostel in Bern is currently under construction and will not be open during the ESTD conference.

Visa Application

If your application has been accepted, you can request an acceptance letter that can be used for visa application.

To find out whether you need a visa to travel to Switzerland, the following website may be helpful: https://www.swiss-visa.ch/register/i210_select_country_view.action 


Please contact Ronja at eec-info@estd2017.org if you have any questions.


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