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ERSA Monthly E-news - May 2023

31 May 2023 - Nr 5/23

The issue includes:

·     Internal communication

·     ERSA Congress

·     Ongoing Calls on ERSA Sections' Agendas

·     Journal news

·     Vacancies

Excitement growing for #ERSA2023!

Dear Members of ERSA, dear Colleagues,

I hope that you're well.

Enthusiasm grows while hundreds of registrations are coming in to be on board for our landmark Congress.

At three months before the start of our Congress, we can already confirm that we will have a very enthusiastic 62nd edition!

In Alicante first, with a great In-Person Programme and a great gathering of regional scientists from across the world. We will also have an inspiring programme online with outstanding presentations including major Keynote lectures.

Don't miss this chance to be part of it!

With best wishes,

André Torre, ERSA President

A Promising Programme

We’ve designed #ERSA2023 to present and demonstrate how Regional Science can respond to new challenges with sustainable solutions.

Update: Learn more on the content of the Keynote Lectures and Roundtables.

Not yet registered?

Don't miss this chance. Be part of IT!



Alicante Exhibition Opportunities

Join us in Alicante to showcase your publications, products or services to our mix Target Audience including academics from worldwide but also practitioners and policy makers.

Book a Stand

Internal Communication

Last Reminder

Call for searching for new President and Vice-President of ERSA

We are searching for a new President and Vice- President. Both positions are appointed for a term of five years (2024-2028).

Each candidate can apply either for the President or Vice-president position only. Applications for both positions will be discarded.

All candidatures must be formally put forward by a national section. Applications must be submitted by ERSA national sections exclusively.

Application deadline: 30 June 2023

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Last Day!

Call for applications | The Peter Nijkamp Research Encouragement Award

Deadline: 31 May 2023


Sections' Events

With ongoing calls & deadlines

VI Seminar for New Academic Researchers

14-15 September 2023, Barcelona, Spain

Abstract Submission deadline: 15 July 2023


Other Events

With ongoing calls & deadlines

2023 Rethinking Clusters International Conference

The Paradox Of Sustainability Innovation: Local Or Global?

28-29 September 2023, Valencia, Spain

Call for Papers deadline: 1 June 2023


See all scheduled Events 2023

Journal News


Regional Science Policy & Practice (RSPP) 

Call for papers

Call for Special Issue: Urban-rural linkages: policies, actions, and visions for coordinated territorial decisions, and conflicts resolution

Guest editor

Valentina Cativelli, Università Telematica Internationale Uninettuno.

Deadline: 31 December 2023


Journal of Regional Research -

Investigaciones Regionales

Call for papers

Special Issue: Uncovering business and spatial dimensions of industrial districts, clusters and learning regions

Deadline: 15 September 2023



In 2022 the journal has been positioned in the First Quartile (Q1) of Scopus.

New publications to share?

Your are member of the ERSA Community and you have recently published a book, grasp this opportunity to inform us about it. We are looking for

· Books published in 2023

· Preferably written in English 

Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


·     PhD scholarship at Universitat Rovira i Virgili Application deadline: 23 June 2023

·     Specialist in the quantitative evaluation of (macro)economic impacts at the Forschungszentrum Juelich Application deadline: 11 June 2023

·     Project officer at JRC, European Commission, Spain Application deadline: 31 May 2023

·     Call for expression of interest in joint applications for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2023 Application deadline: 13 September 2023

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To Keep up-to-date with all events on the agenda, visit our upcoming events page on our website.

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