The 8th World Congress of Herpetology in August 2016

travel WCH8The next World Congress of Herpetology will be held in Hangzhou, China. It will take place on August 15-21, 2016.

For details on the WCH8, please visit the website of the local organizing committee:

Go to the WCH8 Website


Applications invited for WCH8 Student Support Schemes​

​Herpetology students from around the world are invited to apply for the WCH8 Student Support Schemes. Up to 48 scholarships are available for Full conference support (8) and Partial conference support (40). Scholarships are competitively based on academic merit; however priority will be given to students from under-represented countries.

Please see WCH8 Student Support Scheme 2016 (PDF)

Submit your application via email with WCH Scholarship Application in the subject heading, no later than 16 February 2016 to:

Professor Jean-Marc Hero, WCH Secretary General: m.hero@griffith.edu.au
Professor Xiang Ji, WCH Secretary General Elect: xiangji150@hotmail.com / jixiang@njnu.edu.cn


Bids to host the 9th World Congress of Herpetology in 2020 are now open. Please refer to the PDF for details.


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