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14th August
Open PhD position in veterinary parasitology, University of Copenhagen.

Course announcement: "Concepts in Parasitology", Australia, 29th Nov - 15th Dec 2015.

17th June
Minutes of the general assembly the 24th April 2015 is now available

9th June
Minutes of the board telephone meeting from May 18th 2015 is now available.

28th April
The report of activities for the period 2013-2015 and the financial report of the same period are now available

14th April
Minutes of the board telephone meeting from March 10th 2015 is now available.

10th March
Minutes of the board telephone meeting from February 26th 2015 is now available.

24th February
The agenda for the general assembly of the society the 24th April 2015 in Uppsala, Sweden is now available.
Deadline for adding matters to be addressed at the GA is: March 11th 2015. Matters can be addressed to the president of the society.

10th February
Minutes of the board telephone meeting from January 21st 2015 is now available.

 8th January
Minutes of the board telephone meeting from November 24th 2014 is now available.

15th December
Minutes of the board telephone meeting from September 15th 2014 is now available.

2nd December
The application for student travel grants for SBSP6 is now open (deadline is February 1st 2015)
Download application form here

The Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitology Young Scientist Awards:
Criteria and Regulations for the Young Scientist Award

1st October
The society is now offering a stipend for undergraduate students for work in parasitology in the Scandinavian-Baltic region.

17th July
The website for the next SBSP conference held in Uppsala, Sweden, 23-24th April 2015 is now up with information.

Minutes of the board telephone meeting from May 12th 2014 is now available.

23rd February
Minutes of the board telephone meeting January 14th 2014 is now available.

24th January
Studentship opportunity in UK: "Genetic basis of pathogen resistance in farm and wild fish populations under inbreeding"

6th January
Conference announcement, "Current Issues in Echinococcosis", Vilnius, Lithuania, 8-9th October 2014. Read more here.


28th December
Congress announcement: 6th Asean Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (ACTMP), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 5-7th March 2014

17th November
Minutes of the general assembly of SBSP5 in Copenhagen 11th September 2013 are now available

30th October
5th International Giardia and Cryptosporidium Conference will be held in Uppsala, 27-30th May 2014

23rd September
Vacancy: Post-doc: Archaeo-parasitology, Copenhagen, Denmark

9th September
Vacancy: Prof. in medical helminthology at the Inst. of Tropical Medicine, Antwerpen, Belgium

27th July

Minutes of board meeting the 24th April 2013 and 17th June 2013 is now available here.

17th June
The Final Announcement: International Conference on Malaria and Related Haemosporidian Parasites of Wildlife, to be held in Vilnius, Lithuania, 7-11August 2013

2nd June
We are sad to learn that one our honorary members has passed away,
Bo-Jungar Wikgren (1927-2013). In memoriam.


14th April

The Ukrainian Scientific Society of Parasitologists announce their 15th conference, October 15-19th 2013 in Chernivtsi.

28th February

The application form for the SBSP5 Student Travel Form is not available [APPLY]

10th December

Minutes of the board meeting September 17th is now available here.

15th  November

Second Announcement of: International Conference on Malaria and Related Haemosporidian Parasites of Wildlife, Vilnius, Lithuania, 7-11th August 2013

20th September

First Announcement of: International Conference on Malaria and Related Haemosporidian Parasites of Wildlife, Vilnius, Lithuania, 7-11th August 2013

7th September

9th European Vertebrate Pest Management Conference, 22nd-27th Sept. 2013, Turku, Finland

22nd May

"2nd Nordic Malaria Conference" is 13-14th September 2012, Copenhagen.  More information here.

2nd May 

The society bulletin is now available in the archive section

19th March 

New book published on fish parasites (in Finnish). 

Fish parasites in Finnish

6th March 

Vacant position in parasitology, McGill University, Canada


Starting 1st of January 2013, the membership fee will change to cover a time period of two (2) consecutive years. Members will pay the fee in the beginning of every other year (January of odd-numbered years). As decided by the General Assembly 2011, the two-year membership fee will be 50 € for full membership and 20 € for students and retired members; honorary members do not pay membership fees. Payment to local account of SBSP; non-Nordic/Baltic members to the SBSP treasurer. 



Previous news of the society please browse the archives (2009, 2010, 2011)


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Please see the grants/stipends SBSP is offering
for promotion of parasitology in the Scandinavian-Baltic region


Undergraduate Student Stipend

SBSP is supporting undergraduate students (bachelor and master's students)

doing their research in parasitology in the Nordic-Baltic region.

Applications are welcome every year:

April 1st to May 1st
October 1st to November 1st *)

*) This second call is organized only if the annual budget
was not fully used in the spring.

>>>>APPLY HERE<<<<


SBSP Mobility Grant

SBSP is funding members who wish funding for travels for

studies or research at other universities.

>>>>APPLY HERE<<<<



SBSP Funding of Parasitological Reviews

SBSP now fund members that wish to review a parasitological

topic within the Scandinavian-Baltic region.

Help us help you preserve the local knowledge.

>>>>APPLY HERE<<<<


Please put up this poster for promoting the society. Please print and share at your university!


SBSP promotion poster


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SBP & SBSP meetings

Since 1960 the society have completed 24 symposiums in 7 different host countries.

Copenhagen, Denmark

September 10-13th, 2013
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Sweden, 23-24th April, 2015



teaching and formation

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