Most frequent questions and answers

The conference fee is based on the participant’s country of residence economic classification of the World Bank.

  • High Income Countries: 1,500 Swedish kronor.
  • Medium and Low Income countries: 1,000 Swedish kronor.
  • PhD Students (from any country): 1,000 Swedish kronor.

Please, check the classification here.

NOTE: The main criterion of the World Bank classification is gross national income (GNI) per capita,  and does not necessarily reflects development. 


The price of the conference includes access to the keynotes, parallel sessions and a pre-conference tour. Additionally, it  includes coffee breaks, two lunches, and one dinner.

The conference registration opens on 15 March 2022, and closes on 15 April 2022. Please visit this page to register, where you will be asked to submit your information and make the payment by credit card (Visa or Mastercard). We do not accept any other type of payment.

You need to submit a 250-word abstract to this form no later than 1 February 2022. Abstract submission opens on 30 August 2021. 

Once you have submitted an abstract through this form, you will receive a decision on acceptance no later than March 15. After the decision, you will need to visit this page to register and make the payment.  

Yes. You can go directly to the conference registration page to make the payment. The cost of the conference is the same for participants and attendees.

At the moment, we are not accepting virtual presentations.

Unfortunately, we cannot refund or reduce the participation fee in case of cancellation. On the other hand, it is possible to hand over your place to someone else to participate as an attendee. Change of participants can be done free of charge until 15 April 2022. Please notify by email to konferensservice@mau.se  if you need to cancel your participation.  

In the unforeseen case that the conference needs to be postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19, all payments will be refunded.

We do not have an official hotel for this conference. There is a large offer of hotels within walking distance from Malmö University. We are located here. The closest hotels are: Clarion Hotel Malmö Live (3 min walk), Story Hotel Studio Malmö (5 min walk), First Hotel Jörgen Kock (7 min walk), Comfort Hotel Malmö (7 min walk), Elite Hotel Savoy (7 min walk).

Please contact Adriana de la Pena at adriana.espinosa@mau.se for assistance.

We expect that the situation in summer 2022 will be better and that the vaccination rollout will allow us to resume activities that require physical proximity. Nevertheless, we will follow the Swedish Health Authorities’ recommendations concerning COVID-19 and large gatherings of people.

It is possible to hand over your place to someone else if you cannot participate yourself. Change of participants can be done free of charge until May 19, 2022.     

Registrations canceled more than four weeks before the event (on or before May 19, 2022) are eligible for an 80% refund of the registration fee paid.

Registrations canceled less than four weeks before the event (after May 19, 2022) are no longer eligible for a refund.

Any petitions for changes or cancelations should be sent to konferensservice@mau.se