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4 - 5  April /  Erbil /  Iraq
Educational Studies and Applied Linguistics

Who we are

VESAL is an international platform for researchers, teachers, teacher educators, ESL researchers, curriculum designers, policy makers and more to come together.

What we do

We gather educator, linguist, and ESL specialist researchers sharing their experiences and knowledge to an audience of practitioners and researchers.

Why us?

Simply, because we do what we do best in bringing together hundreds of theorists, researchers and educators all around the country and the world.

Urgent announcement

Dear participants and speakers,

Due to the widespread of the virus, we have decided to postpone VESAL2020 conference until further notice.

Thank you


In 2009 – 2010 academic year, the first international conference named as “1st Visible International Teaching Language Conference (VCELT)” was organized by the Faculty of Education. Following 2014-2015 Academic Year, this conference was named as the serial of the VESAL (abbreviated for “International Visible Conference on Educational Studies and Applied Linguistics”).

VESAL2020 Organized By:

Registration Procedures

Registration for VESAL2020 includes submitting your paper, getting accepted, and preparing for the presentation day.

Submit Your Proposal

Click on the tab below to submit your proposal. VESAL 2020 is using a easychair confrance software  for its paper submission. You will need to have/create a easychair account and be signed in so you can submit to VESAL.

Submission Guidelines

Get Accepted

After we receive your presentation proposal/paper abstract, it moves to the evaluation step. We receive many abstracts/proposals for presentations that are rejected just because they are not well written. Kindly go through the abstract guidelines attached below.

Abstract Instruction


VESAL is one of the biggest academic events in the Kurdistan region. To avoid any issues, you will need to prepare for it well. We suggest you rehearse and prepare you presentation file (ppt, prezi, …) according to the guidelines.

PPT Guidelines


VESAL invites you to submit your abstract in any of the following topics:

  • Language acquisition and learning, Language education
  • Intercultural Education, Applied linguistics
  • Language teacher education
  • Language curriculum development
  • Language teaching methodology

Other Topics

  • Language testing and assessment
  • Language program evaluation
  • English for specific purposes
  • Independent / Autonomous Learning
  • Innovation in language teaching and learning
  • Technology-Based Learning

Important Dates

Abstract Submission : March 4,  2020
Final Abstract Submission : February  15,  2020
Results of Review returned to authors : Within two weeks
Full Conference paper submission :  June 1,  2020
Conference Date :  April 4,  2020

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