Wikipedia Academy: Research and Free Knowledge.
June 29 - July 1 2012, Berlin.


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Online registration

Please register for the Wikipedia Academy 2012 conference as well as for one of the preceding workshops using the

WPAC2012 Registration Form

  • In this registration form you can register for a Participant Pass (prices: 60.-- / 30.-- Euro).
  • Academy Speakers attend the conference for free. All speakers are asked to register for a Speaker Pass.
  • If you exclusively want to attend one of the Academy Workshops, please choose "I will not participate in the conference but will attend a workshop."
  • Registration closes on 27 June 2012, 06:00 PM (CEST/UTC+1).

Late registration

Once the online registration is closed, you cannot register for participation in advance anymore.

  • On Friday and Saturday, it will be possible to purchase Participant Passes in cash for the fees given below. There, please ask our conference staff at the conference venue to sign you up for paticipation.

For late registrations, we only accept cash payment!

Fees & Funding

The conference fee is 60.-- / 30.-- Euro and includes access to the venue as well as snacks during the conference. The reduced price of 30.-- Euro applies to students, pensioners, severely handicapped persons ("Schwerbehindertenausweis") and recipients of unemployment benefit ("Arbeitslosengeld II").

Ahead of the conference, on Friday 29 June, we offer a number of workshops (tutorials) for a participation fee of 10.-- Euro.


Participation fees are to be paid by bank transfer or via PayPal. A conference and/or workshop pass will be issued on your name and a registration confirmation will be sent to you by e-mail after we have received your payment (keywords: "WPA2012 registration").

Please note that in case we do not receive a payment from you within one week after registering your registration request will be deleted!

  • Bank transfer:
Account holder: Wikimedia Deutschland e. V.
Account no.: 3287303
Name of the bank: Bank für Sozialwirtschaft, Berlin
Bank code (BLZ): 10020500
IBAN: DE21100205000003287303

  • PayPal:

Special for the Wikipedia Community

All Wikipedia Community members are more than welcome to attend the conference. Wikimedia Deutschland invites representatives of the Wikipedia Community in particular to join us at the "Community Panel" on Friday, 29 June, 19:00. The venue has a limited seating capacity. If interested, please sign up for the panel in advance to make sure you will be granted free access to the event.

Travel costs

Wikipedia Academy Speakers can apply for a travel subsidy of 80 Euro max. for speakers who will travel within the borders of Germany and 250 Euro max. for those who will travel internationally by handing in the original travel receipt(s) together with the itemised reimbursement sheet at the conference or by posting both to Wikimedia Deutschland e.V., Obentrautstrasse 72, 10963 Berlin, Germany, within two weeks after the conference. In any case, please send an e-mail to if you want to apply for a travel subsidy.