Call for papers

International School for Social and Business Studies with co-organizers Kasetsart University, Thailand, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland and EMUNI University, Slovenia would like to cordially invite you to participate in the Management, Knowledge and Learning (MakeLearn) International Conference 2014. Conference will be held in Portorož, Slovenia 25-27 June 2014. The MakeLearn 2014 will have very broad appeal, drawing many scolars and colleagues from around the globe.


MakeLearn 2014 conference theme is Human Capital without Borders: Knowledge and Learning for Quality of Life. List of all covered subjects is available here.


The conference programme features two Keynote Addresses, Rectors Forum, Editors' Panel, Research-Education-Practice Forum, Exhibition of Journals and high-quality research paper presentations in concurrent sessions. MakeLearn 2014 registered delegates will have opportunity to meet face to face with editors of several academic journals. Conference also presents the Best Paper Award and the ESWA PhD Student Research Paper Award.


All submitted papers will be double-blind reviewed. Conference Programme Booklet will be available in printed edition. Accepted papers will be included in the Conference Proceedings in CD form; published online; in Econpapers and in EconomistsOnline.


Authors of selected full-length papers will be given the opportunity to revise their papers for possible inclusion in a future issue of several highly regarded academic journals according to the guidelines for publication and editorial decision as specified in each journal.


Important Dates:

Full paper/extended abstract submission due:

15 February 2014 (extended to 1st April 2014)

Notification of acceptance:

15 March 2014

Final (revised) paper submission due:

15 April 2014

Early registration:

1 April 2014 (300 €; Student Registration Fee 180 €)

Regular registration:

10 June 2014 (400 €; Student Registration Fee 240 €)

Conference dates:

25-27 June 2014

Social event:

27 June 2014

Post-conference programme:

27-28 June 2014


Post-conference programme includes Doctoral Students' Workshop on Academic Writing for Publishing Scientific Papers in International Journals. The workshop will be held 27-28 June 2014 in Portorož, Slovenia by internationally recognized scholar prof. dr. Binshan Lin (College of Business Administration, Louisiana State University, USA) and Asist. Matija Vodopivec (ISSBS). Please click here for more information regarding the workshop.


Venue and Accommodation:

Conference will be held at the Congress Centre Portus in Portorož, Slovenia. Where the Adriatic Sea reaches at its most to the heart of Europe, lies the Slovenian Coast and Portorož. Today Portorož is a popular holiday and congress place. Close by Karst it offers a possibility to visit subterranean caves or farm Lipica, home of famous Lipizzaner horses, the horses of the former Austrian Imperial Court. Nearby airports of Trieste and Venice will provide you with good transportation connections.


Please click here for more information regarding the venue. Various conference hotels are offered for a special price to all conference participants. More information on accommodation is available here.


All details of the conference are available online - please check the following webpage:


We look forward to receiving your contributions and kindly ask you to disseminate the call to other possible interested participants or institutions.

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MakeLearn 2014 Team

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International School for Social and Business Studies

Mariborska cesta 7, SI-3000 Celje, Slovenia

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