Academic Partnership Proposal

The 1st World Academic Expo (WAVE), an international academic conference for university and college students, to be held on November 03-06, 2016 in Thessaloniki, Greece. WAVE, hosted by the educational non-profit organisation Afixis, is under the auspices of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the University of Macedonia and the Municipality of Thessaloniki.

Our conference ( is open to all students of every level(undergraduate, postgraduate/PhD), who will be given the chance to present their research and at the same time gain essential skills through participation in a great variety of workshops that will be offered, thus preparing themselves for future academic and professional careers.

At the same time, WAVE features an Exposition of student-run teams and organisations from Greece and abroad, which will present their activities and communicate their work to all participants and visitors.

The Call for Papers will last till June 5th and all interested students only have to submit their CV and a 300-word abstract. Once selected, they will have two (2) months to submit a 4-page summary of their paper, that they will be invited to present at the conference, upon peer review.

Please pass this announcement on to your students in order to inform them on the possible ways to participate in WAVE 2016.

Secondly, we would also like to invite your institution to become an Academic Partner of our conference.

Academic Partners consist of universities and colleges across the globewho share the World Academic Expo’s vision of providing young students with the opportunity to present their work to the world and be engaged in tangential learning through Workshops, Keynote Speeches and various Events. They promote WAVE to their students and academic staff and invite them to participate in all callings, while at the same time they are actively engaged in the conference and its events.

As an Academic Partner of WAVE, your institution will gain the following privileges:

  • access to all WAVE Events,
  • the chance to host its very own Workshop and promote its work,
  • an invitation to join our Online Database, where all papers will be uploaded and all participants may be contacted,
  • presentation of its own work in the Exposition,
  • invitation to deliver Keynote Speeches,
  • acquisition of a profile in our website in order to promote its academic work.

We firmly believe that with your kind assistance we will strengthen the educational character of the conference and effectively enable communication and networking among students, academic staff and research groups from all over the world.