Apply for Erasmus Scientific Days

Deadline : 01/07/2022

Credit : Erasmus + Morocco


The Erasmus+ Morocco National Office organizes in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation, the EU Delegation to Morocco and the Conference of University Presidents (CPU), the first edition of "Erasmus Scientific Days", dedicated to high-level scientific exchange around the promotion of Higher Education and innovation. These days will take place on October 17& 18th, 2022 in Marrakech, face-to-face and online under the theme "Cooperation and research for Higher Education and Innovation".


Goals :

The “Erasmus Scientific Days” aim to:

  • Bring together researchers and professors, university officials, institutions and organizations working for and with higher education in order to present innovative initiatives and research aimed at building and strengthening the capacities of institutions, staff, students and higher education graduates (completed or ongoing projects, studies, research work, etc.).

  • Sharing knowledge around the areas of higher education, cooperation, mobility, internationalization and inclusion.

  • Promote the results of Erasmus+ projects, identify and disseminate good practices, the articulation between projects and initiatives.

  • Networking and strengthening partnerships for innovative perspectives in higher education.

  • Respond to the challenges of higher education and scientific research.

  • Strengthen the potential of transforming international networking into quality scientific research and good practice in educational training.

Expected Results :

  • Exchange between researchers, practitioners and decision-makers, from Morocco, the South Mediterranean region, Africa, Europe and the World.

  • Enriching the experience through by valorizing the research and the cooperation projects.

  • Production of data and information.

  • Identification and dissemination of good practices and research results.

  • Networking and strengthening partnerships.

Topics :

Education and training

  • Diversification of curricula and teaching ;

  • Improved student skills ;

  • Improving the skills of institutional staff ;

  • Entrepreneurship and Employability ;

  • Orientation, Validation of Acquired Experience (VAE) and lifelong training ;

  • Pedagogical innovation, use of ICT and AI for teaching and governance ;

  • Quality assurance of modes of governance and innovative higher learning spaces ;

  • Socio-economic partnerships ;

  • Training programs for the environment and sustainable development ;

  • Professionalization and adequacy of the training to the expectations of the job market etc.

Academic mobility of students and staff in higher education

  • National and institutional programs and policies, particularly aimed at broadening access to students from different backgrounds ;

  • Hybrid mobility ;

  • Recognition of qualifications, talents, skills, knowledge and skills for diversity etc.

Internationalization

  • International strategic partnerships (Joint degrees, International accreditations, International rapprochement, etc.) ;

  • Internationalization and regional integration / Structures dedicated to internationalization/ Internationalization at home/ International campus for learning, teaching and research ;

  • Development of foreign languages etc.

Inclusion / People with few opportunities in higher education

  • National and institutional programs and policies, aimed at broadening access to students from different backgrounds.

Call for papers :

Erasmus Scientific Days 2022 are open to participants who are interested in sharing their research, work, innovative initiatives and good practices. Their contribution should emphasize actions as mentioned in previous topics and reflect scientific research developed by teams engaged in cooperation projects or as results and impacts of Erasmus+ supported actions. The focus will be both on scientific results but also on successful initiatives that can give educators, researchers and stakeholders, ideas, good practices and more opportunities to transform the potential of networking into real actions in education and scientific research.

In addition to invited keynote speakers and round tables, we will be pleased to schedule oral and Poster presentation sessions.


Oral presentations

The works selected for an oral presentation will be presented during the plenary sessions according to the themes selected. All communications will have a maximum duration of 15 minutes (10 minutes of presentation and 5 minutes of discussion).


Poster presentations

Works selected for a poster presentation must be displayed on the first day of the event. An exhibition of the posters will be organized during the coffee breaks. On this occasion, poster authors will be invited to stand in front of their posters, in order to present their project and answer any questions. Recommended dimensions for posters: dimensions 90 cm high by 80 cm wide max /vertically designed.


Publication of the act of the conference :

The selected articles will subsequently be published in a special indexed issue (Instructional guidelines will follow soon).


Certificate of presentation :

Certificates will be issued to participants.


Instructions to authors :

General Instructions

  • Abstract submissions are made exclusively online using “EasyChair platform submission”.

  • The abstract and the communication will be in English.

Structure of the abstract

Authors who wish to submit an abstract must respect the following instructions:

  • Text font: Times New Roman 12.

  • Title (French and English), Times New Roman 14 bold with 1.5 line spacing

  • Authors and affiliations (underline the main author).

  • The last and first name of the authors must be in lower case and in bold the initials in upper case.

  • The affiliation in Times New Roman 12 font in Italics with single spacing.

  • Abbreviations must be defined before they are used.

  • One-page maximum, single-spaced, Times New Roman font 12, margins 2.5.

The Scientific Committee reserves the right to refuse abstracts that do not meet the criteria.


Important days :

  • Abstract submission deadline: July 1st 2022 (You could submit at the same time the full paper)

  • Notification on the acceptance of abstracts: July 31th 2022

  • Deadline for submission of full accepted papers: September 1st 2022

  • Erasmus Scientific days: October 17 and 18th 2022 in Marrakech

Application :

The submission will be done through EasyChair for EraS-Days22


For more information contact: erasmus@erasmusplus.ma