Welcome to the European Population Conference 2024!

EPC 2024 is organized by the European Association for Population Studies EAPS in collaboration with the University of St Andrews (United Kingdom).

EPC 2024 will convene in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 12-15 June 2024.

EPC 2024 is a general population conference with a special focus on the topic of Sustainable Populations; submissions on this topic are especially welcome.


EPC 2024 Student Travel Grants. Criteria and Application

The Council of EAPS sponsors a limited number of Student Travel Grants to help cover the costs of participation in EPC 2024. The grant is Euro 500 and includes waiving of the EPC 2024 registration fee. For students who are not yet a member of EAPS, a complimentary membership will be part of the grant.

The grants are meant for students who are living/ working in a low or middle income country, and who have an accepted presentation (paper or poster) on the EPC 2024 program.

Applications should include:

World Bank data will be used to determine if your country qualifies as low or middle income (https://datahelpdesk.worldbank.org/knowledgebase/articles/906519-world-bank-country-and-lending-groups).Low Income Countries (combining the low and lower middle WB categories) and Middle Income Countries (the upper middle WB category). Applications should be sent to EPC2024@nidi.nl by 1 January 2024 and will be evaluated by the EAPS Council.

Now Accepting Submissions 

We are happy to report that we have finalized the Call for Papers, a PDF version can be found below in "Reference Documents". To see the themes please click on the themes link on the toolbar.  Thanks are owed to the members of the program committee and all those who contributed ideas and suggestions. 

The website is now ready to accept submissions of papers and posters for the meeting. 

Online Submission Process

Because we want your best work, at EPC 2024 only 1 submission as presenting author is allowed. You may co-author other papers or posters. Each submission should include a short Abstract (250 words) and an extended Abstract (2-4 pages describing topic, theoretical focus, data, methods and (expected) findings). A full paper is optional.

To submit a paper for the meeting, first click on Login/Registration, then on the switchboard click on Submit a paper for the conference.

You will then be asked to enter a title for the paper.  Once saved, you will be able to enter the authors, an abstract, select the theme to which it will be submitted, and upload an extended abstract.


EAPS Council and International Organizing Committee

Hill Kulu (EAPS President, University of St Andrews)
Emilio Zagheni (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research)
Anna Matysiak (Warsaw University)
Giancarlo Camarda (INED)
Raya Muttarak (University of Bologna)
Nico van Nimwegen (EAPS, Conference secretariat)
Gusta Wachter (EAPS, Conference secretariat)

Local Organizing Committee St Andrews

Hill Kulu
Elspeth Graham
Julia MIkolai
Susan Watson
Melinda Mills
Jane Falkingham


Important Dates

1 September, 2023 Call for Papers

1 November, 2023 Deadline for Submissions

1 February, 2024 Acceptance Notifications

15 April, 2024 Deadline for Authors Registration

15 May, 2024 Deadline for Extended Abstracts

12 - 15 June, 2024 Conference


Reference Documents

Call for Papers