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5th Conference on Subject-Specific Education

The 5th Conference on Subject-Specific Education will take place on April 8-9, 2022 at the Department of Education and Learning of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI-DFA) in Locarno, under the title “Subject-specific education as academic disciplines in Switzerland: Recent developments and future prospects”.

Subject-specific education as scientific disciplines are characterized by multiple perspectives and reference systems, they develop in a multi-layered manner both in a structural and in a subject context. In the course of the past decade, measures and activities at different levels have contributed to the promotion and development of subject-specific education as scientific disciplines in Switzerland.

On the one hand, the conference aims to provide an assessment of these structural and content-related developments, while also discussing and drafting perspectives for the coming years. In addition to the contributions of keynote speakers, the conference also includes symposia. These symposia give young as well as experienced researchers the opportunity to present their completed or ongoing research and development projects and to discuss them with colleagues.

Call for Papers

The call has been closed August 20, 2021.


The detailed programme of the conference will be published at the end of 2021.


Registrations for the conference will be open from January 17, 2022.