2024: September 2. – 6. - GeoBio-Center  

(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) 



97th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Mammalian Biology

(Deutsche Gesellschaft für Säugetierkunde e.V.)



Important news from the DGS 2024 organisation team:


Finally, registration for the meeting is open and working. Please don't hesitate, go ahead and register here.


A list of hotels with special LMU rates is now accessible through the meeting homepage.


Especially those of you, who want to attend one or both field trips, please preregister bindingly by 14th of July. The number of preregistrations will be decisive for the respective fees.

(Field trip A: 15-24 people € 50 per person, 25-34 people € 37 per person, 35-48 people € 29 per person; Field trip B: 15-24 people € 58 per person, 25-34 people € 45 per person, 35-48 people € 32 per person)


Looking very much forward to seeing you in Munich

The DGS 2024 orga-team




Find the Meeting Homepage  here

Atrium of the Palaeontological Museum in Munich


Preliminary Programm

Monday, 2nd September 2024
Talks and posters: Mammals and Grasslands
DGS board meeting, Curators meeting, Young DGS meeting
Welcoming reception

Tuesday, 3rd September 2024
Talks and posters: Wild animal of the year 2024: European hedgehog
General meeting

Wednesday, 4th September 2024
Talks and posters: Free topics
Young DGS quiz
Conference dinner

Thursday, 5th September 2024
Field trip A to hominid fossil site Hammerschmiede (full day coach tour)

Friday, 6th September 2024
Field trip B to Late Neolithic wetland settlement of Pestenacker (World Heritage Site), Przewalski's horses in Augsburg's municipal forest, and Naturmuseum Augsburg (Full day coach tour)

Important Dates


Abstract submission opens 5th of April 2024
Deadline abstract submission 21th of May 2024 8am
Conference registration opens 31st of May 2024
Abstract acceptance notification 31st of May 2024

Deadline field trip registration 14th of July 2024
Deadline early conference registration 29th of July 2024
Deadline late conference registration 4th of August 2024