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EUNIS 2020 Annual Congress: Call for Abstracts

Submission for abstracts has closed!

EUNIS (European University Information Systems organisation) is happy to announce a call for papers for its 2020 Annual Congress with the theme “Opening Education for the Future”. The Congress will take place on 10-12 June 2020 at the University of Helsinki in Helsinki, Finland.

This congress presents an opportunity for sharing experiences amongst international specialists, users, researchers, decision-makers, and teaching staff from all over Europe. The event provides an ideal audience to present and publish the latest results of research, development, and deployment of Information Technology in HEIs.

All submissions and updates are done in the Presentation Portal.



Leadership & Management

ICT Infrastructure & Security

Learning, Teaching and Student Experience

Software Development

OpenX & Interoperability

ICT in Research

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Types of submission

Submissions can be one of the following types:

Scientific – presentation of research work and results in a paper session. A submission consists of a describing text and extended abstract / and optional full paper.

Technological – presentation covering technological aspects of digitalization in HEIs. A submission consists of a describing text, extended abstract and optional full paper.

Good Practice – examples of successful digitalization initiatives or projects in HEIs. A submission consists of a describing text,  extended abstract and optional full paper.

Poster – compact presentation of scientific/technological topics or practical experiences of digitalization in HEIs. A submission consists of a describing text, extended abstract and optional full paper.



Describing text and extended abstract

The submission consists of a describing text (word limit 300) and an extended abstract. For accepted submissions the describing text will be presented in the congress app, the extended abstracts will be included in Preprints and there will be a presentation during Congress.

The describing text is to be typed directly into the submission form.

The Extended Abstract must consist of a maximum of 2 pages based on the template guidelines and be uploaded as a pdf-file.

Download extended abstract template



All submitted abstracts will go through a review process carried out by the EUNIS Scientific Committee. The reviews will identify the papers/abstracts that will be accepted for presentation at the Congress. Accepted abstracts will be published during the Congress Proceedings prior to the Congress.


Full paper

Once an abstract presentation has been accepted to the congress, authors may submit a 10 page full paper.

A full paper must be submitted, if an author wishes to:

  • apply for any of the EUNIS awards,
  • have their paper proposed by EUNIS to an official indexing journal (applies to papers in the Scientific category only)
  • have their paper selected for the EUNIS European Journal of Higher Education (applies to categories Good Practise or Technology)

Full papers must comply strictly with the paper template guidelines and be uploaded as a .PDF file.

Download paper template


EUNIS Awards

Please note that the authors who wish to apply for any of the EUNIS Awards (Elite Award, Best Paper Award, Dørup Award) must submit a full paper. Authors who wish to apply for the EUNIS Dørup e-learning award should also look at the judging criteria and ensure they address all of the criteria in their paper.


Vietsch Foundation funding

Within the call for papers you have also the opportunity to put forward your project (if applicable) for consideration for Vietsch Foundation funding. Read more on the eligibility criteria for project funding here: //



Abstract submission deadline: 2 March, 2020

Abstract acceptance: 10 April, 2020

Full paper submission: 25 April, 2020



All submissions and updates will are done in the Presentation Portal.