Call for contributions: Conference on the social dimension of higher education

pl4sdPL4SD and EUROSTUDENT are jointly organizing the conference “The Social Dimension in European Higher Education”. The conference takes place on February 25-27, 2015 at the Vienna University of Economics and Business in Austria.

The main aim of the conference is to create a forum for exchange of experiences and knowledge. PL4SD stands for Peer Learning for the Social Dimension and it is a three year European Commission funded project. The conference includes the following:

  1. Presentation of Eurostudent V results – Data on the social and economic situation of students in the EHEA
  2. Presentation of PL4SD results
  3. Recent research on the social dimension in HE
  4. Exchange of knowledge and experiences

The organizers have issued a call for contributions, including call for actions, sharing of policy as well as scientific papers. The organizers have specified in the call that: “contributions of empirical research dealing with the social dimension of HE in Europe are highly welcome. Analyses of national situations (with reference to a broader context) as well as international comparisons or views from a transnational perspective can be submitted. Following the approach of the conference, papers with attempts to embed empirical evidence in a broader context of policy and/or action are explicitly welcome.Deadline for proposals – October 1st.

More information can be found at the Call for Contributions Document (pdf.).

View the conference website.