psychological, sociological, economic and cultural dimensions of development



University of Wrocław and Foundation Pro Scientia Publica

are pleased to announce the 1st international conference ANDRAGOGY & ADULT EDUCATION.Psychological, sociological, economic and cultural dimensions of development

The conference will take place on the 11-13 September 2019 at the University of Wrocław, Poland.

The main topics are contemporary problems of andragogy and adult education related to the cultural, economic and social change. We especially invite transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary young scholars, trainers, coaches, tutors and practicioners  as one of our aims is to avoid the sometimes unclear divisions between different branches and disciplines as well as to promote knowledge above all boundaries. 

We invite all papers, yet especially those dealing with the following:

  • modern challenges of andragogy and adult education in the cultural and sociological context
  • problems in andragogy and adult education related to the social and cultural change
  • issues in higher and adult education
  • the idea of the university of the third age in modern world
  • education of seniors
  • cultural and social experience of adults
  • learning within organizations (human resourses in the information society)
  • ICT in adult education
  • new forms and areas of adult learning
  • social work with local communities

The application form (please find it here:  APPLICATIONshould be sent by 30 June 2019. Participants will be provided with a computer and a multimedia projector. Presentations should be saved in the .pdf format (PDF Reader). The allotted time for each presentation is 15 minutes (+ questions and discussion). The language of all proceedings (lectures, papers, posters, discussions) is English.

This year we plan two additional sections: an online section and networking section for project managers. An online section is an answer to those of you who cannot come in person due to various reasons – there is an allotted time of 10 minutes for a video presentation. The presentation should be made available to the organisers at least 30 days before the conference and they reserve the right to reject a presentation due to quality issues. The networking section is for participants who either look for partners in their research projects or with to participate in a project.

The conference participants are also entitled to submit their papers for the new international academic annual scientific journal “Andragogy”, which will be published in printed form as well as on-line in open access. The papers for publication need to be sent by 28 February, 2019. The Journal issue will be ready in print for the conference meeting.

The conference fee is 150 EUR (plus OPTIONAL additional payment of 25 EUR for solemn dinner at the second day of the conference and 150 EUR for a tour around Poland after the conference). The basic conference fee covers: participant’s speech or poster (max. 2 presentations per participant), participation in the networking section, peer-reviewed publication (in case of positive review) in the journal “Andragogy” (max. 1 publication per participant), printed issue of “Andragogy” containing the positively reviewed papers submitted by the participants, full access to all sessions and lectures, admission to the opening ceremony, certificate of attendance (to be received at the conference personally), conference materials, book of abstracts, coffee breaks, max. 2 lunches, cultural event, and guided Wrocław city tour.

We offer 20% of discount for the low income countries (see: https://iamcr.org/income)


Data for payment:

Conference account in EUR for payments from abroad:
owner Fundacja Pro Scientia Publica
adress ul. Redycka 37, 51-169 Wrocław, POLAND

IBAN PL 50 1140 2017 0000 4012 0123 9862
noticed for: 'Andragogy 2019 conference fee'
address of the bank: Al. Piłsudskiego 3, 90-368 Łódź


For payment from Poland- PLEASE pay in zlotys for domestic account!

(Dla płatności w kraju proszę używać krajowych rachunków złotówkowych, jako przelicznik kursu walutowego proszę stosować średni kurs NBP z dnia wykonania przelewu )

Conference account in zlotys for payment from Poland:
owner Fundacja Pro Scientia Publica
address ul. Redycka 37, 51-169 Wrocław,

BANK: Volkswagen Bank Polska SA
account no: 55 2130 0004 2001 0536 2769 0004
noticed for (tytulem): "konferencja Andragogy"

For further information, please see our website (http://variograf.uni.wroc.pl/conference/ecs2019/) or email us at andragogyconference@gmail.com.


Hope to see you in Wrocław!


Aleksander Kobylarek   Head of the Academic Committee

Aleksandra Marcinkiewicz-Wilk Head of the Initiating Committee

Conference Secretary

Bouusława Gosiewska- Turek

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