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Overview EAPS Activities


European Population Conferences

European Population Conferences (EPC's) are the flagship of EAPS. They are general scientific conferences which are organized every two years.

Population Europe

Population Europe is the network of Europe's leading demographic research centers and was co-founded by EAPS in 2009. Population Europe was granted EAPS' auspices.

The European Doctoral School of Demography (EDSD)

The European Doctoral School of Demography was founded in 2005 on the initiative of EAPS and was granted EAPS' auspices.


EAPS is involved in the co-organization of many other events, like specialized conferences, seminars and workshops.

Working Groups

EAPS Working Groups focus on a specific topic and organize scientific events like workshops.

EAPS Gunther Beyer Award

This Award is a tribute to dr Gunther Beyer (1904-1983), one of the founding fathers of the European Association for Population Studies. The Award honors the best paper by a young scholar at a European Population Conference.

EAPS Poster Award

EAPS Poster Awards honor the Best Poster in a poster session at every European Population Conference.

The EAPS Award for Population Studies

This Award is for groundbreaking original contributions to the study of population with far reaching implications for our discipline and our understanding of population dynamics and their consequences.

The Dirk J. Van de Kaa Award for Social Demography

This Award is for outstanding achievements by an individual scholar in social demography, and the interplay of population dynamics and social change.

The Trailblazer Award for Demographic Analysis

This Award is granted for outstanding achievements by an individual scholar in the development and application of the methods of demographic analysis, including mathematical and bio-demography.


This section provides an overview of training and education in population.