Project: 2020-1-HR01-KA226-HE-094685    

About the Conference

The International Conference on Digital Transformation and Inclusiveness of the Higher Education Institutions in the Time of Crisis Situations is planned as one of the Multiplier Events of the Erasmus + project Digital Education for Crisis Situations: Times When There is no Alternative- DECriS (2020-1-HR01-KA226-HE-094685). DECriS project is coordinated by the Filozofski fakultet Sveučilišta u Osijeku (Croatia), with partners from Stiftung Universität Hildesheim (Germany), Universitat de Barcelona (Spain), University of Library Studies and Information Technologies (Bulgaria) and Sveučilišni računski centar Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, (Croatia).

The main goals of the DECriS project are tackling future skills mismatches and promoting excellence in digital skills development; ensuring Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) contribute to innovation and inclusive digital education and strengthening connectivity at international level. In the line with EC’s goals, DECriS project intend to focus on the development, testing, and promotion of flexible and modular Open Educational Resources (OERs) design and their placement on the project’s platform; and integration of work placements in online environment. The project also aims to build evidence about what works in HEIs about Digital education during COVID-19 primarily, but as well in other crisis situations through studies, expert groups, and analysis and monitoring of benchmarks and indicators.

We invite (L)IS community to join us in Osijek, Croatia for two DECriS project conference days May 22-23, 2023. We would also like to inform you that later that week (May 24-27, 2023) an international conference Libraries & Information Institutions in the Digital Age (LIDA), organized by Rutgers University, USA, and University of Osijek and University of Zadar, Croatia, will take place in city of Osijek. We invite you to consider prolonging your stay in Osijek and take part in both events (at discounted registration rate).

The Department of Information Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Osijek, a member of i-Schools movement, will also mark 25th anniversary of its establishment ( during the conference.

Thus, plan your trip to Osijek and Croatia, as there will be a number of interesting events (invited lecturers, workshops, accepted papers and panel discussions).

Your proposals are welcomed as research papers, short papers and posters. For research papers we would expect proposals no longer than 7 000 words; for short papers the limit is 3 000 words. Poster should have not more than 1 500 words.

Agencija zs mobilnosti i programe EU
Filozofski fakultet Osijek


  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Jägerova 9, 31000 Osijek

This project has been funded with support from European Commission. This publication [communication] reflect the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.