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The RIPE Academic Cooperation Initiative (RACI) connects academia with the RIPE community. It allows academics to share and develop their research by collaborating with leading technical figures in the Internet world.

Join leaders in the Internet industry and present!

This is your opportunity to present your research to Internet pioneers. Join us for meetings across our service region. We invite students and researchers to present their Internet-related research at RIPE Meetings as well as MENOG, CAPIF, SEE meetings and RIPE NCC Days.

Are you carrying out research?

We're looking for people who are researching:

  • Network measurement and analysis
  • Network security
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • IPv6 deployment
  • Internet governance
  • Sustainability in ICT
  • BGP routing
  • Peering and interconnection 

We pay for your meeting ticket, flights and accommodation

Submit a short abstract and draft slides to apply. Make sure you are concise and keep your abstract under 300 words. If you’re interested in presenting at a particular meeting, be sure to note the specific deadline. Find out more by reading the application guidelines.

Join us for the next meeting


Meetings are held throughout the year. We invite the Internet community to connect and share experiences across our service region. Up next, we have:

Meeting Application deadline

SEE 12, 22 - 23 April 2024, Athens

18 February 2024, 23:59 UTC+1

RIPE 88, 20 - 24 May 2024, Krakow

25 February 2024, 23:59 UTC+1

Stay up to date

Don’t like the sound those deadlines make as they go whooshing by? Join the RACI mailing list, and we’ll keep you updated about RACI. You can also take part in discussions between the RIPE community and academia! Take the opportunity to discuss your research related to the Internet with the members who boast a strong technical background.

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