CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 4th Central European Higher Education Cooperation (CEHEC) conference

February 19, 2018

4th Central European Higher Education Cooperation (CEHEC) Conference

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Application deadline: 12 March 2018

HIGHER EDUCATION IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE: national, regional and european trajectories


In 2014, CEHEC launched a new series of annual conferences co-hosted by the Center of International Higher Education Studies (CIHES) at the Corvinus University of Budapest and the Yehuda Elkana Center for Higher Education at Central European University (CEU), in collaboration with partners from the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia. Each conference in this series brings together researchers, policy makers, university leaders and other experts in higher education from Central and Eastern European (CEE) region and from other parts of the world. The main aim is to stimulate scholarly and professional dialogue on current trends and key issues in the region’s higher education, as well as promote enhanced collaboration and experience sharing in higher education and science policies.

Call for papers

The call invites papers dedicated to the higher education sector in the CEE region, but relevant contributions from other regions are also welcome, including comparative studies. We expect conceptual, as well as empirical papers. Papers should be submitted in one of the four main areas:

1. management

2. funding and governance

3. teaching and learning

4. research and development




Tatjana KoķeVice Rector for Education, Riga Stradiņš University

Thomas EstermannDirector for Governance, Funding and Public Policy Development at European University Association (EUA) 

Pavel ZgagaProfessor of Philosophy of Education at the Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana

Michael NettlesSenior Vice President and the Edmund W. Gordon Chair of Education Testing Services (ETS), Policy Evaluation & Research Center

Gábor HalászProfessor of Education, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

Liviu MateiProvost and Pro-Rector, Central European University, Budapest


Paper submission and publication

 The paper submission process is organized in two steps:

  1. Abstract submission (1-2 pages, 3-4000 characters). Extended deadline 12 March 2018.
  2. Full Paper submission (deadline after the conference, 1 June 2018)


Abstract can be submitted by filling the abstract submission form on the conference website.

Full paper guidelines are also available on the conference’s website.

Selected papers will be published in a conference proceeding with an ISBN number.



registration and conference fees

 Interested individuals may participate in all the events of the conference without submitting a paper for presentation. Online registration is possible on the conference website.


Registration fees are as follows:

100 EUR                     Early birds (before 20 March 2018)

150 EUR                     Regular registration

60 EUR                       Students’ fee (registration before 20 March 2018)


Fees include conference materials, dinner, buffet lunch and coffees, and should be paid through bank transfer (details will be available on the conference website once registration opens).



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