Saturday, March 12, 2016

About the Conference

Ege University School of Foreign Languages and the British Council are proud to announce the international ELT conference that will take place on May 26-27, 2016 at Ege University Campus, İzmir, Turkey. The theme of this event has been set as Cultivation of Quality Culture in ELT in Higher Education.

The conference aims to gather a large number of scholars who seek to improve quality in higher education. The event will offer a look at the issues in the domain and provide a platform for exchanging, discussing and fostering ideas on the concept of quality culture.

We hope to host many ELT professionals from around the world here in İzmir. If you are willing to join the conference as an audience, please click here to fill in the registration form.
Conference Themes

Proposals for presentations are expected (but not limited to) on the themes below:

Cultivation of quality culture in terms of

  • curriculum,
  • continuing professional development,
  • performance evaluation,
  • learning environment,
  • learner autonomy,
  • technology use,
  • organization culture and climate,
  • educational management,
  • strategic planning,
  • assessment,
  • benchmarking.
Contributions are welcome from anyone involved in ELT. Thus, we invite you to share your research and practices around the main theme with a 20-minute oral presentation plus a 10-minute discussion section.

Call for Papers

Submission Guidelines

The conference language is English and all abstracts must bemaximum 250 words in length and must include at least 3 key wordsPapers must conform to APA style (6th edition).Abstracts must be in line with the conference theme. Submissions should also include a 30-word bio. Abstracts can only be submitted through the link below.

Selection will be carried out by a screening committee. The papers presented in the conference will be published in the conference proceedings.

Notification of accepted proposals will be declared by April 15, 2016. Presenters must register to the event by April 22, 2016latest to confirm their attendance. The registration fee is € 60. The organizing committee will assume that the presenters have decided against attending unless they register by the deadline.

Contact Information

İ. İlkay Özdemir, Sinem Tekir


All guests are required to make their own transportation and accommodation arrangements.

Ege University Guest House
Located on the campus, all the rooms at the guest house have shower, air-conditioner, mini-bar, and TV set. Guesthouse is within easy reach of the Conference Venue (5 minutes walk).
E.U. Guesthouse Web site can be reached at
Phone: +90 232 3881447

Anemon Ege Hotel (****)
Located on the campus, Anemon Ege Hotel is within easy reach of the Conference Venue (10 minutes walk) and provides shuttle for its customers from and to the airport.
Phone: +90 232 373 48 62 , +90 232 339 99 93
For reservations and further enquiries, please visit the website

Hotels in downtown can be reached via