Meeting of IUSSI 2015


IV Central European Meeting of IUSSI 2015 in Lichtenfels


The 4th Central European Meeting of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects was held on 26th to 29th March 2015 in Lichtenfels, Germany. We had many excellent presentations on social insects including areas such as nutritional ecology, host-parasite interaction and immunity, division of labour, ageing and reproduction.


Invited Speakers

Audrey Dussutour, University of Toulouse, France. 

Christoph Grüter, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.


Find the full program online!



We have, discussed and slept at "Schloss Schney", once a castle now a conference centre run by the Franken-Akademie. Lichtenfels is a picturesque town in the upper valley of the river Main with a convenient connection to the highspeed ICE train system of the Deutsche Bahn.


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Thank you for making this meeting a success:

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Organizing Committee


Heike Feldhaar, University of Bayreuth

Simon Tragust, University of Bayreuth

Oliver Otti, University of Bayreuth