University of Wrocław and Foundation Pro Scientia Publica

are pleased to announce the 4th international conference EDUCATION, CULTURE AND SOCIETY. The conference will take place on the 11-13 September 2017 at the University of Wrocław, Poland.

The main topics are usually problems of contemporary education related to the cultural and social change. We especially invite transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary scholars 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 education, culture and society
  • problems in education related to the social and cultural change
  • issues in higher and adult education
  • the idea of the university in the modern world
  • academics and academic work in the contemporary times
  • cultural and social experience
  • gerontology and Third Age education
  • foreign language acquisition and learning
  • religious education in the world of mixed values

The application form   should be filled in by 31 December 2016. Participants will be provided with a computer and a multimedia projector. Presentations should be saved in the .ppt or .pdf format. The allotted time for each presentation is 15 minutes (+ questions and discussion). The language of all proceedings (lectures, papers, posters, discussions) is English.

link to the application form

The conference participants are also entitled to submit their papers for the international academic semi-annual “Journal of Education, Culture and Society”, a reviewed (double blind peer-review) academic semi-annual periodical (for more information, see:, from 2016). The journal is indexed in Index Copernicus (92,11 in the year 2015), ERIHplus, CEEOL, DOAJ, CEJSH,  JournalSeek, and BazHum. The “Journal of Education, Culture and Society” is published in printed form as well as on-line in open access. The papers need to be sent by 31 December 2016. The Journal issue will be ready in print for the conference meeting.

The conference fee is 150 EUR. The conference fee covers: participant’s speech or poster (max. 2 presentations per participant), peer-reviewed publications (in case of positive review) in the “Journal of Education, Culture and Society” (max. 1 publication per participant), printed issue of “Journal of Education, Culture and Society” 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, 2 issues of the journal, book of abstracts, coffee breaks, max 2 lunches, solemn supper, cultural events, and guided Wrocław city tour.

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: 'ECS 2016 conference fee'
address of the bank: Al. Piłsudskiego 3, 90-368 Łódź

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 ECS"


For further information, please see our websites (  or or email us at

Hope to see you in Wrocław!


Aleksander Kobylarek, Head of the Academic Committee

Beata Działa, Head of the Initiating Committe

Patrycja Karpińska, Conference Secretary

Kamil Błaszczyński ,"Journal of Education Culture Society" Secretary




Scientific centers represented during the conference

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