a locally organised event

Upcoming Conference

19.-22. March 2024
Politecnico di Milano
Milan, Italy


28.-31. March 2023
Research group for Urban Development, University of Antwerp's Faculty of Design Sciences
Antwerp, Belgium
05.-08. April 2022
Middle East Technical University (METU), Yildiz Technical University (YTU)
Istanbul, Turkey
29. March - 02. April 2021
POLIS University
Tirana, Albania
2020 Cancelled due to Covid-19
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS Prague)
Prague, Czechia
02.-05. April 2019
Technical University of Darmstadt
Darmstadt, Germany
26.-29. March 2018
University of Groningen
Groningen, the Netherlands
10.-13. April 2017
Technical University of Munich
Munich, Germany

Best Paper Prizes

The YA Network awards two best paper prizes in collaboration with international journals annually:

i) the YA conference Best Paper Prize (launched in 2009) and
ii) the YA Best Paper Prize at the AESOP congress (launched in 2013).


The annual YA Conference is a locally organised event. If you are interested in setting up a conference, then take note of the Guidelines.

This document provides the guidelines for AESOP Young Academics from member schools interested in hosting the yearly YA conference.