Registration for ISISA2018

The 16th ISISA conference will take place from 10 till 14 June in Leeuwarden and on the Frisian Island Terschelling, the Netherlands. See programme.

Be aware: Arrival June 10 in Leeuwarden, departure June 15 from Terschelling.
Please read the information below carefully before you register.


•    Standard fee € 300,-  (after 1 March standard fee will be €350,-)
•    Reduced fee € 200,-  (For students and PhD researchers under 30) (after 1 March €250,-)
•    Accompanying Partner € 150,- (this fee is for those partners who accompany a participant to the conference, they will not be allowed to follow the complete programme).

Standard fee and Reduced fee covers:

•    Conference Package
•    Icebreaker reception
•    Conference dinners (Monday and Wednesday)
•    Lunches and refreshments  
•    Field trip and other visits
•    Transport Leeuwarden – Harlingen –Terschelling
•    ISISA membership

Accompanying Partner fee covers:

•    Icebreaker reception
•    Conference dinners (Monday and Wednesday)
•    Field trip and other visits
•    Transport Leeuwarden – Harlingen – Terschelling

Fees do not include: Hotel accommodation , transport to Leeuwarden and return ferry ticket from Terschelling to Harlingen, you have to book your return ticket online at the ferry company and preferable do this at the same time as your registration, to be sure to have a seat on the day you wish.

Hotel Booking

Because of the high season (Leeuwarden European Cultural Capital and the Oerol Festival on Terschelling) we already made optional reservations (arrival Sunday June 10 in Leeuwarden, departure Friday June 15 from Terschelling) for hotels in Leeuwarden and on the Island Terschelling.

In the registration form there are different options for your hotel booking:

Private room: select this option when you want a private room with private bathroom (€ 875 for 5 nights.) You also select this option when you bring an accompanying partner (which means a person who is not attending the conference)

Shared room: select this option when you want to share a room with another participant of the conference. (€ 477 for 5 nights per person). In the remarks field of the form you can fill in the name of the person you want to share your room with. N.B. This person has to fill in a registration form as well! If you do not fill in a name, we will link you to another participant to share your hotelroom with.

Budget room: we made reservations for some 4-pers. appartments (2 bedrooms, 1 toilet, 1 bathroom). (€ 388 for 5 nights per person). You can fill in the name of the person(s) you want to share your room with in the remarks field. N.B. All persons have to fill in a registration form as well and select the budget room option! If you do not fill in a name, we will link you to another participant to share your hotelroom with.

No accommodation: There is an option to arrange your own accomodation. This will not be easy in Leeuwarden and the island of Terschelling in this period because of Leeuwarden European Cultural Capital 2018 and the Oerol festival on Terschelling! See VVV Terschelling.

Extra options

•    June 8-10 Pre-conference 2-day sailing trip with the historic vessel Willem Jacob from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden via the Wadden Sea, including dinner, overnight stay  at the ship (in shared rooms), breakfast and lunch  (€275 p.p). This trip will only continue when there are enough participants
•    Oerol performance, after breakfast June 15, € 20,- p.p.
•    Extending your stay until June 17 (only shared rooms), we will contact you about the options.


After completing the registration you can pay by Pay Pall, credit card or Ideal. Your booking is only valid after completing the payment. You will receive a confirmation of your registration by e-mail.
• Approximately two weeks prior to the conference, participants will receive an e-mail with  the latest information about the conference, travel information and in which hotel you will stay.
• At the start on June 10, participants receive a name badge and the programme at the registration desk in the Blokhuispoort in Leeuwarden.


For questions about the registration, send an e-mail to ISISA2018(at) or call +31 (0) 58 233 9030
For questions about the conference please contact Klaas Deen: klaas.deen(at) or call +31 (0) 6 144 013 74

Changes and Cancelation Policy

Only written changes or cancellations are possible. A change or cancellation will be communicated in writing to the organization in time (which means before the dates below) by mail to: ISISA2018(at)

Refunds only take place when a participant cannot transfer his participation to another person and has canceled it in time:

  • Applications that are canceled before March 1 2018 will be refunded in full after deduction of € 50 administration costs;
  • Cancellations between March 1 and May 9 2018 will be refunded for 60 %;
  • Cancellations after May 10 2018 will not be refunded.

The organisation is not responsible for any costs incurred by participants in any of these cases.

VISA Application and Official Acceptance Letter

We strongly advise participants requiring a visa and/or other travel documentation to enter The Netherlands, to make their application in their home countries at least two months before the intended date of travel. If an official invitation letter for VISA application and an acceptance letter for the Conference, is required by the institution of the participant, it can be requested by sending an e-mail request to ISISA(at)

Force Majeure

Participants shall not be entitled to any compensation should political or economic circumstances or a case of force majeure (such as natural catastrophes, wars, revolutions, acts of terrorism, etc.) prevent the 16th Islands of the World Conference 2018 from being held or limit its size or modify its nature.
In the unlikely event of congress cancellation by the organisers, the cenference registration payments will be refunded in full.
The organisers do not accept any liability for the cost of any pre-booked travel tickets or accommodation. Tip: book a travel- and cancelation insurance.  

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