2023 EFA-DT – Info & Submission Guidelines
Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2023 . Timing will be confirmed in due course.
Venue: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
FAQ: » Frequently Asked Questions about the EFA Doctoral Tutorial
Paper Submission & Application Period
- Submission link; https://www.conftool.com/phd-efa2023/
- Submission opens: February 15, 2023
- Submission closes: March 15, 2023 at Midnight, Pacific Time
- Notification: Early June 2023
Submission Information & Restrictions
EFA Annual Meeting & Doctoral Tutorial:
If you wish to submit to both events, you must make two separate submissions (via the two separate ConfTool systems & links). Please be aware that a paper submission to the EFA Annual Meeting made by a PhD student is not automatically considered for the EFA-DT.
Papers submitted by PhD students who have already been on the job market will not be considered. Students planning to join the job market in 2023/24 or later are welcome to apply for the 2023 EFA-DT.
Only single-authored papers may be considered for the Doctoral Tutorial.
nly single-authored papers may be considered for the Doctoral Tutorial. Co-authored papers will be rejected.
Papers which credit other authors or institutions will be rejected.
EFA Membership & Conference Registration
PhD students submitting papers & applications for the EFA Doctoral Tutorial do not have to be current EFA members to be eligible for this pre-conference event. However, those students whose papers are accepted for presentation at the 2023 EFA-DT will be required to: (1) be or become EFA members for the calendar year, and (2) register for the 50th EFA Annual Meeting (which is a members-only event). Note that EFA-DT student stipends will be issued after the conference to help cover travel and membership costs applicable.
ConfTool is the online system used to submit papers & applications for the 2023 EFA Doctoral Tutorial. Once registered as a ConfTool User, submitters should follow the steps below.
Step One: Track choice
Select the Doctoral Tutorial track.
Step Two: Contribution information
Provide the required data on the Author and Contribution:
- Author (full name) and e-mail address
- only single-authored papers may be considered for the Doctoral Tutorial.
- Title of contribution
- Choose topic(s) from the list given on ConfTool
- Information about your PhD
- When did you start your PhD?
- Have you already been on the job market?
- Institutional or personal website
Step Three: Upload files
The contribution (student paper) can be uploaded via ConfTool. Note that authors may upload new versions of the submitted paper until the 15th of March – but not after the submission deadline has passed.
Submitting authors will be asked to upload three documents in PDF format:
- Anonymous Paper
- The first page should include the Title and the Abstract, but not the name of the Author!
- Preference will be given to work that is substantially advanced but not fully completed.
- Author's CV
- Official Application Letter on institutional letterhead (preferably signed & stamped with an official seal) issued from the home university stating the PhD student’s enrolment status and topic of doctoral research.
(NOTE: A Letter of Reference or Recommendation is not required for the EFA-DT.)
If you have any inquiries or encounter difficulties with the EFA-DT submission & application process, please contact the organizers via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).