4th International Conference
Plagiarism across Europe
and Beyond 2018

9th-11th May 2018
Ephesus, Turkey

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‘Fostering academic integrity through consistent and transparent approaches’

Conference Fees

Registration optionsAccommodation optionsEarly bird (before 1 February 2018)By 1 February
No accommodation250 €300 €
Standard Double room370 €420 €
Single room445 €495 €
Student /
ENAI member /
Accompanying person
No accommodation150 €200 €
Double room270 €320 €
Single room345 €395 €
One dayNo accommodation150 €200 €

Accommodation covers a three-day, an all-inclusive (excluding alcoholic drinks) stay either in a shared or single room at the conference hotel, Palm Wings Ephesus Hotel. Those staying in a double room will be subject to blind pairing unless they have otherwise indicated a preference when registering. The conference fee for standard, student and ENAI member registration includes conference attendance to all sessions, conference pack, certificate of participation/presentation, coffee breaks, luncheons, gala dinner at the conference hotel, and publication either in the International Journal for Educational Integrity or in the Peter Lang book. The rate for accompanying people includes the aforementioned items, expect for the conference pack, certificate, presentation, and publication. Each delegate may take only one accompanying person. Early bird rates apply only if the payment is made by 31 January 2018. Please note that 90% of the fee is refundable until 1 February 2018 whereas 50% of the fee is refundable until 15 March 2018. The conference fee is not refundable after 15 March 2018. Payments must be made via either bank transfer or credit card using secure online shopping service transactions. Payment information will be available by 1 January 2018. The proforma invoice will then be available in the Authors Area of the conference website.

The delegates will be able to extend their stay at the conference hotel after the conference with the same reduced rate. Please directly email Mr. Bülent Menekşe (bulent.menekse@palmwings.com.tr), Assistant General Manager of Palm Wings, regarding your post-conference stay at the conference hotel.

ENAI Awards

A limited number of ENAI Awards (for 3 delegates) will be available for those who are unable to participate in the conference without financial support. ENAI especially welcomes applicants from countries that have not previously been represented at Plagiarism across Europe and beyond Conferences. Awards cover the cost of registration including a three-day stay in a single room at the conference hotel. An additional amount of €250 will also be provided for each award winner to contribute to their travel expenses. An ENAI Award Certificate will be presented to the successful applicants.

The conference organising committee will consider the academic merit of the applicant in addition to the financial situation when selecting Award winners. The identities of the applicants will be kept confidential and only the names of winners will be announced publicly on the conference website. Please see the Evaluation Rubric below for details of the selection criteria. To ensure transparency in the selection of the winners, all the applicants will be emailed individually by January 1, 2018 regarding their scores based on the Evaluation Rubric.

ENAI Award Evaluation Rubric
Selection CriteriaScoresWeights
Merit and relevance of the proposed contribution(s) to the conference themes (Refers to the ‘Abstract’.). 0123450.250
Motivational strength of the applicant (Refers to the ‘Motivation’ section in the letter of application.). 0123450.125
Background and research profile of the applicant (Refers to the ‘CV’ and ‘Letter of support’.). 0123450.125
Financial status of the country according to United Nations report (The UN report will be retrieved by the ENAI Board.). 0123450.125
Official financial statement and availability of institutional support (Refers to the ‘Institutional financial statement’). 0123450.125
Possibility of spreading ENAI’s message (Refers to the ‘ENAI dissemination’ section in the letter of application.). 0123450.250

Applicants for the awards must include with their application at least one proposal for a contribution to the conference, which may be a research paper, synopsis, poster, workshop or working paper. Participants from the 12 institutions that were involved in the establishment of the European Network for Academic Integrity as partners of the related Erasmus+ project are not eligible to apply for an ENAI Award. Please click here to check the list of ENAI founder institutions. The applicants must provide the following information in a single pdf document:

  • The abstract(s) of the proposal(s) to be presented at the conference.
  • A letter of application explaining:
    • The applicant’s motivation to participate in the conference.
    • The financial situation of the applicant and justification for why the applicant cannot attend without financial support. Please add supporting evidence, for example an official financial statement from your university/institution, or a letter signed by a supervisor (e.g., Head of Department, Dean, Rector) explaining institutional policy about available funding to attend an international conference.
    • The predicted budget plan with details of travel expenses (Please note that the award covers the cost of registration including a three-day stay in a single room at the conference hotel and travel expenses up to €250. The travel fund will be paid during the conference.).
    • The applicant’s proposed post-conference contributions to the dissemination of ENAI activities in their own region.
  • A CV detailing the applicant’s research profile including, but not limited to, the background regarding education, employment, professional memberships, and publications.
  • A letter of support explaining the applicant’s academic qualifications by an academic from an ENAI affiliate association or by a senior colleague (e.g., Supervisor, Head of Department, Dean) from a non-ENAI affiliate association.

All applications must be emailed to conference@plagiarism.cz with an attached pdf document (merged single file) containing the aforementioned information during the first call for proposals, to arrive no later than November 30, 2017. Announcement of the award winners will be made by January 1, 2018. Therefore, those who wish to apply for the awards are encouraged to submit their abstracts at the first call for proposals. For further queries, please send an email to Salim Razı (salimrazi@gmail.com).

Punjab Higher Education Commission Awards

Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) will also provide awards to 3 delegates from Pakistan. Please note that this award is valid only for Pakistani delegates. Applicants for the awards must include with their application at least one proposal for a contribution to the conference, which should be a research paper.

Financial Provision:
The Pakistani Solidarity Award covers following:

1 Travel cost (As approved by the PHEC) Rs. 83000
2 Registration fee (includes 3 day stay at the conference hotel; additional 100 USD will be awarded for a night stay before or after the event days) ≈ Rs. 46500 (370 €)
3 Daily living allowance (Half of the daily allowance as per government rules for 4 days)
PHEC grant will be released once the awardees will submit the selection letter by ENAI along with the acceptance letter of their full-length paper which will be published later in conference proceedings (Abstract publication in the book of abstract will also be admissible).

The conference organising committee will consider the academic merit of the applicant when selecting Award winners. The identities of the applicants will be kept confidential and only the names of winners will be announced publicly on the conference website. Please see the Evaluation Rubric below for details of the selection criteria. To ensure transparency in the selection of the winners, all the applicants will be emailed individually by January 1, 2018 regarding their scores based on the Evaluation Rubric.

PHEC Award Evaluation Rubric
Selection CriteriaScoresWeights
Merit and relevance of the proposed contribution(s) to the conference themes (Refers to the ‘Abstract’.). 0123450.250
Motivational strength of the applicant (Refers to the ‘Motivation’ section in the letter of application.). 0123450.125
Background and research profile of the applicant (Refers to the ‘CV’ and ‘Letter of support’.). 0123450.125
Official financial statement and availability of institutional support (Refers to the ‘Institutional financial statement’). 0123450.250
Possibility of spreading ENAI’s message (Refers to the ‘ENAI dissemination’ section in the letter of application.). 0123450.250

Please see the eligibility criteria below. The candidate must be either of the followings:

  1. Faculty Members: Faculty members from public/private sector universities and public colleges of the Punjab. The faculty member includes:
    1. Regular teaching faculty
    2. Distinguished and Meritorious Professors
    3. Hired on contract for at least one year.
  2. Non-teaching Staff: The non-teaching staff of provincially chartered public/private sector universities and public colleges of Punjab. The non-teaching staff should:
    1. Hired on contract who has served at least two years in the same institution and his/her contract is being extendable on at least 6 months basis
    2. Hold at least M.Phil/MS equivalent degree (18-years of education)
  3. Ph.D. Scholars: MS/M.Phil. leading to Ph.D. or Ph.D. scholars registered with provincially chartered local universities of Punjab

The applicants must provide the following information in a single pdf document:

  • Evidence of eligibility for the PHEC Awards. Please see the criteria above.
  • The abstract(s) of the proposal(s) to be presented at the conference.
  • A letter of application explaining:
    • The applicant’s motivation to participate in the conference.
    • The financial situation of the applicant and justification for why the applicant cannot attend without financial support. Please add supporting evidence, for example an official financial statement from your university/institution, or a letter signed by a supervisor (e.g., Head of Department, Dean, Rector) explaining institutional policy about available funding to attend an international conference.
    • The applicant’s proposed post-conference contributions to the dissemination of ENAI activities in their own region.
  • A CV detailing the applicant’s research profile including, but not limited to, the background regarding education, employment, professional memberships, and publications.
  • A letter of support explaining the applicant’s academic qualifications by an academic from an ENAI affiliate association or by a senior colleague (e.g., Supervisor, Head of Department, Dean) from a non-ENAI affiliate association.

All applications must be emailed to conference@plagiarism.cz with an attached pdf document (merged single file) containing the aforementioned information during the first call for proposals, to arrive no later than November 30, 2017. Announcement of the award winners will be made by January 1, 2018. Therefore, those who wish to apply for the awards are encouraged to submit their abstracts at the first call for proposals. For further queries, please send an email to Salim Razı (salimrazi@gmail.com).