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We heartly welcome you to the 7th Freiberg Leather Days on June 13 and 14, 2018 in Freiberg / Germany.

June 13 and 14, 2018

Verein für Gerberei-Chemie und -Technik (VGCT) e.V.
Meißner Ring 1-5
09599 Freiberg, Germany

Forschungsinstitut für Leder und Kunststoffbahnen (FILK) gGmbH
Meißner Ring 1-5
09599 Freiberg, Germany

Alte Mensa Freiberg
Petersstraße 5
09599 Freiberg

Conference languages
German, English - simultaneous interpretation will be provided

Registration fees

The prices are per person including an abstract booklet, refreshments and the evening event.

Participation fee €425
Members of VGTC €375
Members of universities €375
Students €125
Speakers €0


Technical Contact
Dr. Michael Meyer, FILK gGmbH Freiberg
Phone: +49 3731 366-165

per E-Mail


Christin Zingelmann, FILK gGmbH, Freiberg (DE)
Phone: +49 3731 366-124

per E-Mail

Please use our online form to register. The registration is open till May 16, 2018.

If registration is cancelled before May 16, 2018, we will refund the participation fee deducting a € 50 handling charge. If the notification of cancellation is received after this date, no refund will be made.

The organizers are honoured to invite their guests to a dinner at the Freiberg Tivoli. This is in a walking distance of the conference venue. During dinner two magicians of "Close-up-magic" will entertain you with their art of magic.

Please indicate when registering if you like to join the dinner.

We have reserved a limited number of rooms at the following hotels. Please, book your room directly with the hotel mentioning the reference „Ledertage“.

Altstadt Hotel (+49 3731 207030, E-Mail)

Brauhof Freiberg (+49 3731 35300, E-Mail)

Hotel Alekto (+49 3731 7940, E-Mail)

Hotel Am Obermarkt (+49 3731 26370, E-Mail)

Hotel Freyhof (+ 49 3731 7750730, E-Mail)

Hotel Kreller (+49 3731 35900, E-Mail)

Hotel Mauck´sches Gut (+49 3731 33978, E-Mail)

Please book your room as soon as possible, Freiberg is expecting a lot of guests during this week caused by festivities in memory of the first silver finds in 1168.

How do you get to Freiberg?

By car: ask Google Maps

By plane: The nearest airports are Dresden (56 km away) or Leipzig (117 km away) in Germany and Prague (136 km away) in the Czech Republic.

By train: There is a train station in Freiberg.

If you have questions concerning the Freiberg Leather Days or want to be informed directly on news regarding the conference, please contact

Christin Zingelmann 
+49 3731 366-124
per Email