The deadline for submissions is September 3rd, 2018.

The paper should be a detailed research plan encompassing the whole doctoral study. If you are writing a compilation thesis, please introduce the whole dissertation, but ideally focus on presenting a single paper you are currently working on to allow in-depth understanding. The papers should not exceed 10 pages in length, Times New Roman 12pt, line spacing 1.5, including figures and tables, excluding references.

Admittance is based on the relevance of your thesis topic to international business. The papers will be shared with the discussants but not with other participants. Submissions should be sent via email (to by Monday September 3rd, 2018. The cover letter should contain the following information: your name, your organization, the beginning year of your doctoral studies, a few sentences describing your research topic, and your supervisor's name. The research plan or paper should be attached as either a PDF or an MS Word document.