Call for Papers

Call for Papers and Participation
International Student Conference in Tourism Research (ISCONTOUR 2018)

Date: 14-15 May 2018
Venue: IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria

Dear Students and Graduates,

We cordially invite you to submit your research paper to the 6th International Student Conference in Tourism Research.

Research papers are invited from the widest spectrum of the below mentioned topics by students and graduates of Bachelor-, Master and Doctoral Degree programmes. Submitted papers must be based on approved Bachelor- or Master-Theses (and work in progress doctoral degree programmes) which were submitted between 2015 and 2017, or papers which have been written and approved in Master-Classes (also between 2015 and 2017).

Topics to be covered at the conference include but are not limited to:

  • Marketing and Management
  • Tourism Product Development & Sustainability
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Financing and Budgeting
  • Human Resource Management


The conference aims to offer students and graduates a unique platform to present their research and to establish a mutual knowledge transfer and networking forum for attendees from academia, industry, government and other organisations.

The targeted audiences include international students, graduates, teachers and lecturers from the field of tourism and leisure management as well as companies and anyone interested in the conference topic areas.

Jointly organised by the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences and IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, the ISCONTOUR 2018 will take place at the IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria.

Important Dates:

Paper submission deadline: 29 January 2018
Reviewers feedback: February 2018
Final paper submission: March 2018

Early bird registration closes: 16 April 2018
Conference registration closes: 12 May 2018

Conference dates: 14-15 May 2018

The best three submitted papers in various categories will be awarded!

  • Best ISCONTOUR 20178Research Paper
  • Best ISCONTOUR 2018 ICT-related Research Paper (sponsored by IFITT)

The awardees of the best three research papers will be rewarded during the conference.

Paper Guidelines

Papers must comprise 12 pages and should be innovative in order to advance the body of knowledge of the related fields. All submissions will be evaluated for novelty, significance and soundness by an international scientific review committee. The Conference Proceedings (printed copy) will include all accepted papers.

In order to submit a paper, please checke the Author Guidelines carefully.