• Welcome to SINTERLAKEN 2019!

The 14th National Congress for Speleology will take place from August 9th until August 12th 2019, in Interlaken! For four days caves will be the central theme in all of their facets.

  • Presentations and workshops
  • Cartography exhibition
  • Picture contest
  • SpeleOlympics
  • Caving tours and research camps
  • Fair & exhibition

Also a gala dinner and a varied evening programme will take place in this edition.

Organized by the Caving research community region Hohgant HRH, your expectations will be met in every aspect – either exciting presentations, caving tours for all preferences and levels, or for instance by the speleoparties.

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Submission for papers deadline extended

ATTENTION: Because of demands, we EXTEND the submission deadline for papers to the 28. February 2019! Please submit ALL conference papers until then!

Maybe you make THE discovery of the century in 2019? You can, of course, also make a presentation in this case, without an article in the conference proceedings. We keep a presentation block free for this purpose. Please contact science@sinterlaken.ch in this case.

100 days left to submit the articles!

There are 100 days left to submit the articles!
Anyone who wants to give a lecture at the congress must submit the relevant article or abstract for the congress files by the end of january. All information can be found at here.

The 2nd circular is here!

We can present you today, after long hours of work, the second circular!

2. Zirkular – Deutsch 2ème circulaire – Français 2nd circular – English



Das OK für den Nationalen Kongress für Höhlenforschung “Sinterlaken 2019” hat am 21.05.2017 die Statuten des Organisations-Vereins unterzeichnet und somit offiziell die Arbeit aufgenommen. (more…)