1. Until when can I register for the CHER 2023 Conference?

You can register for the CHER 2023 Conference until July 15th, 2023 on Conftool.

2. How can I pay for the CHER membership fee?

You can become a CHER member and pay the membership fee here – https://www.cher-highered.org/cher-membership-payment/. If you encounter technical difficulties, please contact the CHER Secretariat at cher@cipes.up.pt

3. What payment methods do you accept for the conference registration fees?

The registration fees can be paid via bank transfer or credit card.

4. I need an invitation letter for a Visa. How can I request this?

Authors with accepted contributions can access their visa letters directly in Conftool.

1. How much time is allocated for paper presentations?

Paper presentations have 30 minutes. We advise authors to plan for a 20-minute presentation and allow enough time for questions and discussion with the audience.

2. When is the submission deadline for final papers and what are the requirements?

Final papers should be submitted via Conftool by July 31st, 2023. Papers should have a minimum of 5000 words and a maximum of 8000 words, be double-spaced and formatted using Times New Roman. They should adhere to academic standards and include an introduction, theoretical background, research design and methods, findings, discussion including theoretical and practical implications , conclusions, references and acknowledgments.

3. How can I indicate if I want my paper to be considered for the Special Issue in the European Journal of Higher Education?

When you upload your final paper on Conftool, please note in the “Remarks on This Contribution” field that you would like your paper to be considered for the Special Issue. The selection of manuscripts to be developed towards a publication in the EJHE will be done by the Guest Editors of the Special Issue. Authors of selected contributions will be contacted directly by the Guest Editors. We strongly encourage authors that want their manuscript to be considered for the Special Issue to format the paper in line with the guidelines for authors of the Journal.

4. What are the requirements for poster presentations?

Posters need to be printed by the author(s) on paper (flipchart-style, A1 or A0 size) ahead of time. There are no printing facilities on site, therefore, please make sure to print the poster and bring it with you to the conference venue. Posters should adhere to academic standards and include the name(s) and institutional affiliation(s) of the author(s), the title of the contribution, and a structure that includes an introduction, theoretical background, research design and methods, findings, implications and conclusions, and references. Poster presenters should be ready for a 2-3 min pitch about their posters.

5. How much time is allocated for panel presentations?

Panels should be planned for 60 minutes. Authors should plan for the panel in a way that allows sufficient interaction and dialogue with the audience.

1. Is it possible to change track rooms during sessions?

Yes, all paper, poster and panel presentations are located in the same building and on the same floor.

2. Do you stream the conference online?

No, the Conference will take place on site only. The purpose and motivation is to bring the CHER community together and ensure plenty of opportunities for quality exchange and networking among the participants.

1. When and where will the Gala Dinner take place?

The Gala dinner will take place on Thursday, August 31st (starting at 19:00) at the Vienna State Opera. The address is Opernring 2, 1010 Wien. From the WU Campus, you can easily access the venue via subway (U2 line from Messe-Prater, switch at Praterstern to U1 line and get off at Karlsplatz). The Opera is a 2-min walk away from Karlsplatz.

2. What is the dress code for the Gala Dinner?

Business casual. You are of course welcome to wear an elegant evening attire but it is not required.