Each year the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) – with the support of its partners the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) and the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) – organizes the International Astronautical Congress (IAC). The IAC is held in different countries of the world with an IAF member organization serving as its Host. In recent years, the event attracted between 4,500 and 6,500 participants including up to 3,000 full paying participants, retired participants and press representatives as well as more than 1,500 students and young professionals. The IAF is seeking proposals from IAF member organizations interested in serving as the host of the 76th IAC which will be held in 2025.

Before applying please do consult the Call for Hosting the IAC 2025

Call for Hosting IAC 2025 Room Planner IAC 2025 Rooms Table

The schedule for the selection of the site of the 76th IAC is as follows:

  • Announcement of Call for Proposals 26 November 2021
  • Deadline for notices of intent to submit proposals 18 February 2022
  • Deadline for submission of proposals 29 April 2022
  • Selection of finalist candidates (if applicable) June 2022
  • Site Inspections July - August 2022
  • Deadline for submission of updated proposals from the candidates 26 August 2022
  • Finalist presentations: during the 73rd IAC in Paris, France 18 - 22 September 2022
  • Selection of the Host by the IAF General Assembly 22 September 2022

By the deadline of 29 April the following Proposals to host IAC 2025 have been received: