The content of an abstract


The overall purpose of the abstract should be to give an overview of the content and the scope of the study. The length of the abstract should not be longer than 250 words for oral presentations and posters, 500 words for workshop suggestions.


The abstract should contain the following elements:

  • Background: The background of the theoretical and/or empirical study
  • The purpose of the study
  • Methods and theory (what were the main methods or theoretical perspectives used in the study.) Eventually new concepts and terms suggested.
  • Findings (what did the study or the analysis highlight)
  • Conclusion (what are the main conclusions or interpretations, the larger implications of this analysis or study)

Click here for download a template. You have to use the template when you submit the abstract/revised abstract.



Deadline for abstract/revised abstract submission is 28th February 2019


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