23rd European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies
4 - 5 July 2024, Porto, Portugal

ISCAP, Porto, Portugal

Welcome to ECRM 2024

The European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies was established 22 years ago. This event has been held in countries across Europe, including Ireland, England, France, Malta, Portugal, Spain to mention only a few of the countries who have hosted it. The conference is generally attended by participants from more than 25 countries. The Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods (indexed by Scopus) publishes a special edition of the best papers presented at this conference.

The conference will once again play host to the Innovation in Teaching of Research Methodology Excellence Awards

Personal Message from the Conference Chair

We cordially invite you to join the ECRM 2024 conference, hosted at ISCAP in Porto, Portugal, organised in collaboration with the research centre CEOS.PP. This event has consistently attracted a diverse gathering of researchers, fostering intellectual discourse on the latest advancements in research methodologies. We look forward to welcoming all conference attendees to this historic, diverse, and vibrant city.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadlineSTILL ACCEPTING ABSTRACTS
Notification of abstract acceptance15 January 2024
Full paper due for review20 February 2024
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)11 April 2024
Earlybird registration closes25 April 2024
Final paper due (with any changes)09 May 2024
Final Author registration date30 May 2024
Excellence awards abstract submission24 January 2024
Excellence awards notification of abstract acceptance07 February 2024
Excellence awards full case history submission18 March 2024
Excellence awards finalists announced30 May 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 the ECRM after the double-blind peer review process, will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and payment. The conference proceedings have an ISSN ( 2049-0968) and will be assigned an ISBN on publication.  Proceedings are accessible here:

Additionally, papers that have been presented at the conference will also be considered for further development and 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.

Conference Accreditations


Proceedings of the European Conference on Research Methods (ECRM) are:

      • listed in the Web of Science (WoS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index
      • indexed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK
      • indexed by Elsevier SCOPUS abstract and citation database
      • listed in the EBSCO database
      • listed in the ProQuest database
      • indexed by Google Books
      • indexed by Google Scholar

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