The foundation is authorised by the home secretary of the county of Schleswig-Holstein (Germany).
The foundation is main sponsor and co-organiser of the First International Yak-Congress in Lanzhou (Gansu, P.R. China).
The foundation is main sponsor and co-organiser of the Second International Yak-Congress in Xining (Qinghai, P.R. China).
The foundation is main sponsor and co-organiser of the Third International Yak-Congress in Lhasa (Tibet, P.R. China).
The foundation is is main sponsor and co-organiser of the Forth International Yak-Congress in Chengdu (Sichuan, P.R. China).
The foundation is main sponsor and co-organiser of the Fifth International Yak-Conference in Lanzhou (Gansu, P.R. China).
The foundation is main sponsor and co-organiser of the Sixt International Yak-Conference in Xining (Qinghai, P.R. China).
25th Yak - Camel Foundation
The charitable Yak-Kamel-Stiftung (Yak-Camel Foundation) celebrated its 25th anniversary on 28/11/2017 at the Institute for Livestock Genetics (FLI) in Mariensee with a symposium. The foundation was established in 1992 by Prof. h.c. mult. Dr. Dr. Jürgen H. Lensch, a successful veterinary practicioner for large animals in Krempe, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
(l.) Prof. e.h. Dr. Geilhausen, PD Dr. Medugorac
(l.) Prof. Dr. Erhardt, Prof. Dr. Niemann, Prof. Dr. Mettenleiter, Prof. e.h. Dr. Geilhausen,
PD Dr. Medugorac, Dr. Burger, Prof. Dr. Smidt
It is the goal of the foundation to promote scientific research into domesticated and wild yak as well as two-humped mountain- and wild camels, for example by offering phd scholarships and research grants, the implementation of scientific symposia and the support of other projects which help promote the preservation of both species.
Prize of the Yak-Camel Foundation 2020
Mrs. Ming Liang, PhD, College of Food Science and
Engineering. Inner Mongolia Agricultural University.
Hohhot 010018, Inner Mongolia, P. R. China
It is a pleasure to inform you about the successful
application for the annual prize of 5000,00 EUR of the
On behalf of the board members of the Yak-Camel Foundation I congratulate you cordially on the award.
Dr. Pamela Burger
(Secretary of the Yak-Camel Foundation)
Award of the Yak-Camel Foundation
The Yak-Camel Foundation awards a prize of
5000,-- € (2023)
for exceptional research projects on Yaks or Baktrian Camels.
The work must not be older than three years on date of submission.
The submission must include:
An unabridged original version of the publication plus a curriculum vitae and passport photo of the applicant
The Foundation will choose the winner. The foundation reserves the right to split the prize money. The organizer’s decision is final.
Applications must be submitted by 1 st April 2023 to:
c/o Mrs. PD Dr. Pamela Burger
Forschungsinstitut f. Wildtierkunde u. Ökologie
Thomas Greh, 2008
The Movies are spondern by Yak & Camel Foundation.