Call for papers

The Scientific Committee encourages you to submit your abstracts for EDULEARN12. The abstracts should be written in English, the official language of the event.


  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 29th of March 2012. Deadline extension: 16th of April, 2012 (*)
  • Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: April 20th, 2012
  • Final Paper Submission Deadline: May 17th, 2012 (included) (*)
(*) By midnight - 23:59 Los Angeles Time Zone


Types of contributions:

You can present your projects in three modalities: in person (either oral or poster presentation) or virtually (not attending authors).

Attending in person. Oral presentation:

Each presentation will last 15 minutes and will be presented in parallel thematic sessions. You will be informed about the reference of your session and the time of your presentation about 4 weeks before the event. If you have any personal restriction to present your paper in a specific date, please send us an email with your request as soon as possible.

Attending in person. Poster presentation:

Your poster will be exhibited during the conference poster session. Poster sessions will provide an opportunity for authors to display the results and conclusions of their papers. Authors are offered to present their works face to face to individuals and small groups.

Not-attending. Virtual presentation:

If you wish your paper to be published in EDULEARN12 Publications, but you are not able to attend EDULEARN12 Conference in person, you can register for a “virtual presentation”. Registered virtual authors will receive a copy of the EDULEARN12 Abstracts CD, EDULEARN12 Proceedings CD, a participation and author certificate and an invoice of the registration fee.

Please find all the information about the virtual participation here.

Submission guidelines for oral, poster and virtual modalities


  • Abstracts should only be submitted via on-line.
  • The deadline for abstract submission is 29th of March 2012. Deadline extension: 16th of April, 2012.
  • There is a limit of two contributed submissions per registered author.
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English.
  • Abstracts should be based on any of the topic areas listed in the section topics of this website or related areas.
  • Abbreviations should be defined the first time they appear in your text. Example: HEA (Higher Education Area), before being used as an abbreviation only. Please, do not define or use abbreviations in the title.
  • Please, avoid complex mathematical formulas. For the symbols ≤ or ≥, type instead <= or >=.
  • Tables, charts or other graphics may not be included and will be deleted by the editors.
  • Abstracts may not be longer than 3500 characters including spaces.
  • The minimum characters for an abstract to be reviewed are 900 including spaces
  • Authors should indicate their presentation preference: oral, poster or virtual. The Programme Committee reserves the right to decide on the final allocation and presentation method.
  • Authors will have their personal access and password codes, in order to manage, edit, etc. their abstracts.
  • After having registered as author, you will receive a confirmation by e-mail with your login and password codes.
  • After registering your abstract, your will receive an email with your abstract id.
  • If you encounter any problem during the submission process or you do not receive any confirmation by e-mail please contact the Conference Secretariat:
  • If you wish to make any corrections to an already submitted abstract or if you wish to submit other abstracts, you should use your personal access codes. Corrections to abstracts can only be made until the deadline: March 29th, 2012.
  • The notification of acceptance/rejection of the abstracts submitted will be sent to you via e-mail by April 20th, 2012.


  • If your abstract has been accepted, you should submit your Final Paper. There is a limitation of 10 pages. The template of the Final Paper is available in the templates section.
  • Contributions will only be published at EDULEARN12 publications if at least one of the authors of the paper is registered before May 17th, 2012. (in person or virtually).
  • If you wish to be a session chair, please e-mail your request to and indicate the topic area in which you are interested. Registration for the conference is required to be a session chair.