Call for Papers


17th of May, 2019


International Conference on Economic and Social Studies 2019



International Burch University

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


International Conference on Economic and Social Studies (ICESoS) is a traditional annual conference that brings together scientific researchers with the aim to discuss a variety of issues related to regional economic development particularly in the context of the Balkan region. In line with this, the conference uses “The Regional Economic Development” as the main theme of ICESoS. In addition to this, the conference has a more specific topic that reflects the focus of the conference in each specific year. This year’s conference focus is “The Digital Economy”. Our current business world is unimaginable without digital computing technologies, the internet, communication technologies, the cloud, and many more examples of digitalization of the analog economy. The Digital Economy has had significant growth in use worldwide, positioning itself among the important factors of economic growth. There many benefits of the Digital Economy as well as many challenges. Thus ICESoS’19 will demonstrate the many practical and theoretical solutions in academia and the market.

Scientists and professionals are invited to submit the papers on the following topics

  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Marketing (Consumer behavior, branding, image, etc.)
  • Crisis Management, Risk Management, Safety and security
  • Tourism and Destination Management
  • Production Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Human resources management
  • Quality management
  • Economics and ­finance
  • Education and training
  • Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Foreign Languages
  • Innovation and Cloud Computing
  • International Relations and EU Integration
  • Managing Service quality
  • Quantitative methods
  • Seasonality
  • Sustainability (with an accent on the use of renewable energy sources and green technologies)
  • Tourism policy
  • Tourism and Cultural Diplomacy
  • Other relevant topics.

The Important dates are as follows:


Submissions open December 1, 2018
Abstract submissions deadline April 25, 2019
Conference fee payment deadline May 1, 2019
Conference date May 17, 2019
Full paper submissions due June 15, 2019


We are looking forward to greeting you in ICESoS 2019, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Sincerely yours,

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mersid Poturak

Conference Chair