17th European Conference on e-Learning
1-2 November 2018, University of West Attica, Athens, Greece

Location of Conference

Co-hosted by: the University of West Attica, Greece  and Hellenic Air Force Academy (HAFA)

Welcome to ECEL 2018

Welcome to ECEL 2018

The European Conference on e-Learning was established 17 years ago. It has been held in France, Portugal, England, The Netherlands, Greece and Denmark 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 2018 is being held by Hellenic Air Force Academy (HAFA) and the Technological Educational Institution (TEI) of Athens at the TEI of Athens in Greece on 1st-2nd November 2018.

This conference is also host to the e-Learning Excellence Awards.

ECEL Chairs

Conference Chair

Prof. Klimis Ntalianis

Programme Co-chairs

Prof. Antonios Andreatos


Prof (Mrs) Cleo Sgouropoulou


A personal message from the Conference Chair

The 17th European Conference on e-Learning is jointly organised by the University of Western Attica, Greece  and Hellenic Air Force Academy (HAFA) and will be held at the University of Western Attica, Egaleo, Athens.

Whilst knowledge production rates are rapidly increasing knowledge and skills lifespan is diminishing. The evolution of ICT has gradually formed an accepted learning landscape characterised by:

  • The production of information and new knowledge
  • New ways of acquiring knowledge
  • Universally accessible, sources of knowledge (such as MOOCs)
  • The emergence of Web 2.0-based technologies, media and applications Portable devices and the possibilities they offer in learning
  • Emerging learning theories to explain these new ways of acquiring knowledge

All these issues are leading education institutions to change and adapt.

Universities need to cope with these changes by bridging the gap between the real world inside the classroom and the virtual digital world through the development and adoption of distance learning, e-Learning, mobile learning and ubiquitous learning and their use in the teaching practice.

We hope to tackle these and other emerging issues at ECEL 2018 and we look forward to welcoming you to Athens, an eternal city with a history spanning over 3,400 years.

Presentation of ECEL 2018

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline12 April 2018 STILL ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS
Notification of abstract acceptance23 April 2018
Full paper due for review31 May 2018
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)09 August 2018
Earlybird registration closes23 August 2018
Final paper due (with any changes)06 September 2018
Final Author registration date27 September 2018
Excellence awards abstract submission15 May 2018
Excellence awards notification of abstract acceptance26 May 2018
Excellence awards full case history submission05 July 2018
Excellence awards finalists announced14 August 2018

ECEL Publication Opportunities

Publication Opportunities

ECEL Publication Opportunities

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

Additionally, papers that have been presented at the conference will also be considered for further development an possible publication in the journals listed below. Note that journal editors are provided with the conference proceedings and 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.

ECEL Conference Proceedings Accreditations

Accreditations & Listings




ECEL Conference Proceedings Accreditations

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

  •  indexed in the Thomson Reuters ISI  (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.