Tropentag 2021:

Towards shifting paradigms in agriculture for a healthy and sustainable future

September 15 - 17, 2021,
organised by
University of Hohenheim, Germany

Oral Presentations

Abstract correction

All abstracts of accepted contributions will be compiled in the book of abstracts, which will be available at the beginning of the conference. All authors of accepted contributions will have the opportunity to revise their abstract

Therefore, you are kindly requested to check your abstract for any mistakes and to report all necessary corrections to the organising committee via Please make the corrections visible as it is not possible to replace the whole abstract. Be aware that after August 10th, we will not process any corrections in your abstract.

Submission of full paper

Authors of accepted oral presentations are free to submit a 4 page version of their paper until October 31, 2021. These versions will be published online at the Tropentag website ( In order to search the fulltext of all published contributions, a search engine will be installed locally. Additionally the site will be promoted and submitted to major search engines.

In order to facilitate the process of publishing your contributions online, only Acrobat pdf files (portable document files, extension: .pdf) are accepted.

The contribution should be ca. 4 pages. For all contributions, paper size is DIN A4 (21x29.7 cm), top margin is 2.5cm, bottom, left and right margins are 2.2 cm. All images, figures and tables must be inserted directly into the text. You may use the file Template_TT2021.rtf as template for your contribution (Rich Text Format, can be imported from any major word processing software). Recommended layout and structure may be also seen from this four page version submitted for Tropentag 2015 in Berlin.

For the upload of your contribution, please use

Oral presentations during "Tropentag 2021"

All accepted oral presentations are limited to 10 min presentation time. Please prepare your presentation accordingly. All presenters will be informed wel in advance if their presentation will be scheduled in a livestream or if they have to upload a pre-registered presentation. The on-line oral presentation sessions will (most probably) be held on the following days:
Wednesday September 15 from 17:00 - 18:30, on Thursday September 16 from 10:30 - 12:00, from 13:30 - 15:00 and from 15:30 - 17:00 (UTC+2).

During these times all interested participants can enter a virtual meeting room to view and discuss the presentations. Each session will have a moderator. The exact procedure will be communicated well in advance.

Abstract revisions

For the upload of your revised abstract contribution, please use the e-mail address to send your contribution to the organisers of Tropentag.