Registration and prices

The registration procedure will be posted here at the opening of the early bird registration.


All the fees are in Swiss Francs (CHF).

Early bird registration fee (from 07. June until 14. July 2019)

  • Full fee:           350.- CHF
  • Student fee:     250.- CHF
    (Student fee: MSc and PhD students. Proof may be requested)

Late registration fee (from 15. July 2019 to 08. September 2019)

  • Full fee:          400.- CHF
  • Student fee:    350.- CHF
    (Student fee: MSc and PhD students. Proof may be requested)

The registration fee includes only attendance to the conference, but no board and lodging.

Meals package

  • Full meals package: 311.- CHF

The package includes all lunches, dinners and coffee breaks from Sunday dinner to Thursday lunch. For participants staying at Monte Verità, the daily meals package must be booked together with the room.

Monte Verità hotel rooms rates

Bedroom booking will start at the opening of registration, on 7. June. Rooms will be available on first-come-first-serve basis.

(price per person/night - including breakfast - NOT including Sojourn Tax - currently 3.30 CHF/night/person)

  • Single room (with shared bathroom): from 37 to 72.- Swiss Francs (depending on the room type)
  • Double room with single occupancy: 132.- Swiss Francs
  • Double room double occupancy (price per person): 77.- Swiss Francs

The above rates are valid only for the conference period (6. to 10. October) and ONLY if booked through the monte verità's booking platform via the procedure that will be posted here at the opening of registration. Booking from external portals will show higher rates.

Prices in other hotels in Ascona vary with hotel and room type. Some suggestions will be provided at registration opening.

Excursion DOK experiment (11. October 2019)

  • Fees for the excursion are included in the conferences fee.
  • Travel to Basel, Tram to Therwil and hotel in Basel have to be paid by the participants.
  • The hotel in Basel (night 10th to 11th October 2019) have to be booked by the participants (for hotel information see DOK excursion page)
The DOK long-term systems comparison, Therwil south of Basel, Switzerland