Call for papers & projects

Final extension submission deadlines:

Papers: 17th of February 2014

Projects – Workshops: 24th of February 2014

Contributions (papers and projects) to the conference should focus on one or more of the following areas:

  • Quality indicators and methods to describe, measure and evaluate quality for open education, OER and MOOCs
  • Conceptual contributions on new and innovative quality models, methodologies, standards and approaches for e-learning and open education
  • Experiences and reports from practice with implementation of quality approaches for open education
  • Required competences by institutions as well as by learners for designing, practicing and improving open learning with high quality
  • Local, national, regional and European quality projects in the field of the conference
  • Methodologies for and experience of recognition of open learning in formal education and training
  • Certification of e-learning and open education in institutions, programs and courses
  • Integrated innovation and quality approaches
  • Global aspects of high-quality Open Education (e.g. collaborations, comparative studies, cultural aspects)

We are seeking scientific paper submissions, as well as proposals for interactive workshop sessions such as learning café sessions, debate formats, thematic table workshops, etc. Submissions of scientific papers related to the conference (max eight pages) must be sent by February 17th, 2014 using the official template. All papers will be reviewed by the international Scientific Programme Committee in double blind peer review. Authors will be informed of their acceptance by March 10th, 2014. All accepted papers may be presented at the conference, will be published in the official proceedings of the conference (with ISBN) and distributed to all conference participants as well as throughout Europe.

Attendance at the conference is subject to a conference fee (rates will be published soon) and requires registration through the conference website, as places are limited. The conference fee includes all provisions including a warm 3-course lunch, coffee breaks, conference bag and the official conference proceedings. At least one author has to register for the publication of an accepted paper. Selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version for publication in INNOQUAL, the International Journal for Innovation and Quality in Learning (

Three different formats: Papers, project presentations, workshops

We welcome submissions of three different kinds. In the table below you will find details (Calls, how to submit) and templates for papers, short project presentations and workshops.

1. Papers

Call for papers (please read)

Template for submission

Submit via

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2. Workshops

Call for papers and workshops (please read)

Template for submission:

Submit via

Screenshot paper workshop submissions Screenshot_workshop submission online paper-submission system




3. Project submissions

Project presentations are short contributions of on-going initiatives and European projects.

Call for projects (please read):

Template for submission:

Submit via

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Overview of the important dates:

  • Extended submission deadlines:
    17th of February 2014: papers
    24th of February 2014: projects/workshops
  • Notification of acceptance: 10th of March 2014
  • Camera-ready submission: 31st of March 2014
  • Deadline for author registration: 31st of March 2014
  • Conference days: 7th to 9th of May 2014 in Crete