Call for Papers: The 2nd International Conference on Service-Learning (1 -2 December 2016, Hong Kong)


Dear Service-Learning Researchers, Academics and Practitioners,

The 2nd International Conference on Service-Learning (ICSL 2016) is an international refereed conference dedicated to promoting the scholarly development of the theories, models and pedagogy of service-learning. It will be held in Hong Kong, on 1 - 2 December, 2016 (Thursday to Friday) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

The ‘Call for Papers’ is now open. You are cordially invited to submit papers on the topics that include but are not limited to the following list:  

  •          The role and impact of service-learning in higher education
  •          Credit-bearing and/or mandatory service-learning
  •          Direct and indirect services for the community
  •          Service-learning as general education
  •          Integrating service-learning into academic disciplines in both teaching and research
  •          Sustainability of service-learning projects
  •          The assessment of learning outcomes service-learning
  •          Learning through reflection

The deadline for submission of proposals is 30 June, 2016.

Important Dates

Start date for paper submission

15 April, 2016

Deadline for paper submission

30 June, 2016

Notification of paper acceptance

31 July, 2016

Deadline for camera-ready submission

31 August, 2016

Conference registration

Early bird: 1 May, 2016 -31 August, 2016

Standard: 1 September, 2016 -15 October, 2016

Conference dates

1-2 December, 2016


Guidelines & Submission

For more details, please visit the Conference website at

Event Date: 

Thursday, December 1, 2016 to Friday, December 2, 2016, 09 - 17