23rd European Conference on e-Learning
24-25th October 2024, Porto, Portugal

Universidade Portucalense, Porto, Portugal


Welcome to ECEL 2024

The European Conference on e-Learning was established 23 years ago. It has been held in France, Portugal, England, The Netherlands, Greece and Portugal to mention only a few of the countries who have hosted it. ECEL is generally attended by participants from more than 40 countries and attracts an interesting combination of academic scholars, practitioners and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of e-Learning. Among other journals, the Electronic Journal of e-Learning publishes a special edition of the best papers presented at this conference.

ECEL 2024 is being hosted by Universidade Portucalense, Porto, Portugal. This conference will also host the 10th e-Learning Excellence Awards.

Conference Chairs

Professor Fernando Moreira



Programme Chair

Shital Jayantilal

Personal Message from the Conference Chair

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 23rd European Conference on e-Learning (ECEL) to be held on 24-25 October 2024 at Universidade Portucalense, Porto, Portugal. This conference goes to the heart of all matters relating to e-Learning. It will bring together distinguished researchers and practitioners worldwide to explore innovative solutions in addressing complex e-Learning issues.

We welcome you to the ECEL 2024 and look forward to your participation.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadlineSTILL ACCEPTING ABSTRACTS
Notification of abstract acceptance17 April 2024
Full paper due for review23 May 2024
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)01 August 2024
Earlybird registration closes15 August 2024
Final paper due (with any changes)29 August 2024
Final Author registration date19 September 2024
Excellence awards abstract submission15 May 2024
Excellence awards notification of abstract acceptance29 May 2024
Excellence awards full case history submission08 July 2024
Excellence awards finalists announced08 August 2024
We are planning to run our series of conferences as physical events with the option for participants to join virtually. We urge you to continue to submit your abstracts and papers in line with the published dates (extensions will be granted on request). For more details contact

Conference Publications

Papers accepted for ECEL after the double-blind peer review process, will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and payment. Proceedings are accessible here:

The Editors of the Electronic Journal of e-Learning will make selections if they feel work is appropriate and of sufficient quality for the journal. If invited to publish in a journal authors will be expected to develop the work by 40-50%, including a change of title and abstract. Individual journal procedures will need to be followed and there is no guarantee of publication.

Conference Accreditations



The ECEL conference proceedings are published with an ISSN (2048-8637) and an ISBN will be issued on publication. These proceedings are:

      • submitted for consideration by the Web of Science (WoS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index
      • indexed by SCOPUS
      • indexed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK.
      • indexed by the Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC) - US Department of Education
      • listed by EBSCO
      • listed by ProQuest
      • indexed by Google Books
      • indexed by Google Scholar
      • Ranked by the Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers

The Conference Proceedings are submitted for accreditation on publication. Please note that depending on the accreditation body this process can take up to several months.