HEAd’23: Call for Papers

9th International Conference on Higher Education Advances

June 19 – 22, 2023. Valencia, Spain
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After the great success of the last HEAd conferences, with more than 250 participants from more than 50 countries, we are pleased to announce the 9th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd’23).

The HEAd’23 conference will be held fully in-person on June 19-22, 2023 on the Faculty of Business Administration and Management of the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (UPV), which has been recently ranked as the best technical university in Spain by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2022.

Topics of interest

The program committee encourages the submission of articles that communicate applied and empirical findings of interest to higher education professionals.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following topic areas:

– Innovative teaching and learning experiences

– Evaluation and assessment

– Emerging educational technologies (e.g., Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality)

– E-learning strategies and methodologies

– New trends in HE research (e.g. new methodologies, topics)

– Experiences outside the classroom (e.g., placements, mobility)

– New teaching and learning theories and models

– Globalization and internationalization

– Comparative education

– Managment and economics of education

– Employability and entrepreneurship

– Competency-based education

– STEM and health education

Important Dates

Submission deadline: February 3, 2023
Acceptance notification: April 4, 2023
Camera ready due: April 23, 2023
Workshoos: June 19, 2023
Main conference: June 20-22, 2023


All accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings with a DOI and ISBN number. They will be published in open access by UPV Press and submitted to be indexed in major international bibliographic databases. Previous editions are indexed in Scopus and the Thomson-Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Web of Science Core Collection.


The Program Committee will select the winners for the Best Paper and Best Student Paper awards. To be eligible for the best student paper award, the presenting author of the paper must be a full-time student.

Submission guidelines

Authors from all over the world are invited to submit original and unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal. All papers will be peer reviewed by the program committee based on their originality, significance, methodological soundness, and clarity of exposition.

Submitted papers must be written in English and should be in PDF format. They must follow the instructions in the template file, available in Microsoft Word format at:


Paper length must be between 4 and 8 pages, incorporating all text, references, figures and tables. Submissions imply the willingness of at least one author to register, attend the conference, and present the paper.

HEAd’23 is using the OCS platform of UPV Press to manage the submissions. This platform provides you with a submissions homepage where you can register your paper submission and make appropriate changes. The submission website is:

The organizing committee looks forward to welcoming you all to a fruitful conference with open discussions and important networking to promote high quality education.