SEL Congresses

SEL congresses are biennial conference meetings of Lepidopterists from Europe and other parts of the world. The SEL's General Meetings are held during the SEL Congresses.


2nd SEL Field Congress July 26–31, 2021 in North Macedonia

The second SEL Field Congress is currently planned tor take place in the summer of 2021 in the time of July 26–31. It will take you to the Sharr Mountain area, northwest of the town of Tetovo. Detailed information on the field congress, including a registration form, is available at the field congress website.


22nd SEL Congress 2022 in Estonia

The 22nd Congress of Societas Europaea Lepidopterologica will be held in the time of 06th to 11th June 2022 in the Estonian village of Laulasmaa, situated at the coast of the Baltic Sea. You can find information on the congress website, where more and more details will be made available the closer we get to this conference. We are looking forward to seeing you in 2021 in Estonia!



Past SEL Congresses

Information on past congresses congresses can be found here:
21st SEL Congress 3–7 June 2019 in Campobasso, Italy
20th SEL Congress 2430 April 2017 in Podgora, Croatia
19th SEL Congress 27 September  02 October 2015 in Radebeul, Germany
18th SEL Congress 29 July – 04 August 2013 in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
17th SEL Congress 0913 May 2011 in Luxembourg
16th SEL Congress 2531 May 2009 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania
15th SEL Congress 08–12 September 2007 in Erkner, Germany
14th SEL Congress 12–17 September 2005 in Rome, Italy
13th SEL Congress 01–06 June 2002 in Korsør, Denmark
12th SEL Congress 2000 in Bialowieza, Poland
11th SEL Congress 2226 March 1998 in Malle, Belgium
10th SEL Congress 0307 May 1996 in Miraflores, Spain
9th SEL Congress 0509 September 1994 in Lednice, Czech Republic
8th SEL Congress 1923 April 1992 in Helsinki, Finland
7th SEL Congress 0308 September 1990 in Lunz am See, Austria
6th SEL Congress 0509 April 1988 in Sanremo, Italy
5th SEL Congress 0710 April 1986 in Budapest, Hungary
4th SEL Congress 2427 April 1984 in Wageningen, the Netherlands
3rd SEL Congress 1316 April 1982 in Cambridge, Great Britain
2nd SEL Congress 1980 in Karlsruhe, Germany
1st SEL Congress 1978 in Paris, France