European and international conferences on educational research

Selection of conferences related to research in vocational education and training (VET) and human resource development (HRD), with a focus on transnational issues across Europe


  • International Research Conference “Adult Education in Global Times” (AEGT2020). Vancouver (Canada) 4-7 June 2020 [Page]
  • 8th Stockholm International Conference of Research on Vocational Education and Training. Stockholm 4 & 5 of May 2020 [Page]
  • TVET Conference 2020: Conference on Promoting occupational skills and research for sustainable TVET, 26.-28.3.2020 in Pretoria, South Africa [Page]
  • Winter School “International and Comparative Studies in Adult Education and Lifelong Learning“, 3rd to 14th February 2020 at University of Würzburg, Germany [Page]


  • 4th Intern. Conf. on Professional Practice, Education and Learning (ProPEL 2019). Sydney, Australia 9-11 December 2019 [Page]
  • 14th EAPRIL conf. on “Meaningful Learning in different settings“, Tartu (Estonia), November 27 to  29, 2019 [Page]
  • 2019 Winter School on International Perspectives on Education Policy (IPEP). Verona 10th – 15th Nov 2019 [Page]
  • 2nd BIBB Conference on the Economics of Vocational Education and Training: Markets – Institutions – Systems. Siegburg (Germany), November 7th and 8th 2019 [Page]  
  • EAN Conf.: European Access Network. Ghent (Belgium) 28-30 October 2019 [Page]
  • TRACK-VET Conf.: Developing, assessing and validating transversal key competences in the formal initial and continuing vocational education and training – the experiences and solutions of 6 European countries. Bratislava 23.10.2019 [Page]
  • PASCAL Conference on Learning Cities and Learning Rural Communities. Cork (Ireland) 16-19 October 2019 [Page]
  • 6th Biennial Meeting of the ESREA-ReNAdET (Adult Educators, Trainers and their Professional Development network). Thessaloniki, 16-18 October 2019 [Contact: George K. Zarifis]
  • IVETA Europe conference “Bridging the Gap Between TVET and Employment Worldwide“. Sofia, Bulgaria, October 14-15, 2019 [Page]
  • 22nd GeNeMe Conference “Communities in New Media“. Dresden, 9-11 October 2019 [Page]
  • Cedefop/OECD symposium on apprenticeship. Paris, 7 October 2019 [CfP]
  • 27th TIY workshop on “Problematic school-to-work transitions in Europe“. Maastricht, the Netherlands, 2-5 Oct 2019 [Page]
  • ESREA 9th Triannial Conf.: Adult education research and practice between the welfare state and neoliberalism .Belgrade, Serbia, 19-22 September 2019 [Call] [Page]
  • CVER conference on the economics of vocational education and training, London 12-13 September 2019 [Page]
  • RWL 11th Intern. Conf. on Researching Work and Learning. Giessen, Germany, 24th-26th July 2019 [Page]
  • EDI conference Stream “Diversity and Precarious Work“. Rotterdam 22 – 24 July 2019 [Page]
  • SCUTREA 2019 Conference on Adult Education 100: Reflections & Reconstructions, University of Nottingham, UK, 2nd – 4th July, 2019 [Call
  • 13th conf. of the Journal of Vocational Education & Training: Researching VET. Keble College, Oxford, 28th – 30 June 2019 [Page]
  • 35th EGOS Colloquium: “Enlightening the Future: The Challenge for Organizations“. University of Edinburgh Business School, UK, July 4–6, 2019 [Page]
  • UALL Work and Learning Network Conference: Workplace learning for transformative Higher Education. London 28 June 2019 [Page]
  • 20th Intern. Conf. on HRD Research and Practice across Europe. Nottingham (UK), 24-26 June 2019 [Page]
  • EDEN Annual Conf. “Connecting Through Educational Technology – In search for contemporary learning environments“. Bruges 16-19 June 2019 [Page]
  • 4th Conference of the ESREA Network on Policy Studies in Adult Education “Adult Education and Learning Policy in a World Risk Society“, Charles University, Prague, 16-18 May 2019  [Page]
  • 8th Nordic Conf. on Adult Education and Learning, 13-15 May 2019 at DPU, Aarhus University, Copenhagen, Denmark [Page]
  • Intern. VET Conf.: Crossing Boundaries in Vocational Education and Training: Pedagogical concerns and market demands. València, Spain, 2-3 May 2019 [Page]
  • UALL Conf.: Lifelong Learning and Innovation. Telford (UK), 10-12th April 2019 [Page]
  • International interdisciplinary conference on HRM. University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 3-5 of April 2019 [Page]
  • 8th Intern. INAP Conf.: Contemporary Apprenticeship Reforms and Reconfigurations. Konstanz, Germany, March 21st-22nd 2019 [Page]
  • SFIVET’s 6th Congress on Research in Vocational Education and Training. Bern/Zollikofen 4-6 March 2019 [Page]