Dear colleagues


Following many requests, we are glad to inform you that the deadline for submitting a manuscript (abstract or full paper) to the 11th Annual conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business has been extended to the 5th of May 2018. You can find full details of the Call for Papers at the attached file and conference website at emrbi org



Call for Papers

The EuroMed Academy of Business announces its

11th Annual Conference


‘Research Advancements in National and Global Business Theory and Practice’


 Valletta, Malta

The European Capital of Culture for 2018


September 12th-14th, 2018


Extended Submission Deadline*: May 05th, 201


Keynote Speakers


Prof. Oded Shenkar

Ford Chair, Ohio State University

Title: The Use and Abuse of National Culture in Business Research


Prof. Alberto Pastore

Professor, Sapienza University of Rome – President, SIMA

Title: Demarketing Strategies to Resolve the Jeopardies of Undesirable Demand




Prof. Oded Shenkar

Ford Chair, Ohio State University


This “publication industry” workshop will cover the main ingredients of the scholarly publication process, from identifying target journals to deciphering reviewers’ typical concerns and vocabulary, with the purpose of assisting authors to develop and sustain a publishing stream.


Some Conference Distinction



A.                Publications opportunities

B.                 ISBN Conference Book of Proceedings with an ISSN for the book series which is approved

for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings Citation Index of Clarivate Analytics;

C.                 Book series with: 1. Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group; 2. Palgrave Macmillan, Springer International Publishing; and 3. Emerald Publishing;

D.                Authors’ Networking and Collaboration Workshop;

E.                 Research Project and Publication Workshops;

F.                  Meet the Editors and Meet the Reviewers Sessions

G.                Special Conference Activities and Awards


Author Guidelines


Papers and abstracts should be submitted online through the conference website at

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Submissions should strictly adhere to the Author Guidelines and use the Paper or Abstract Manuscript Template to be found at the conference website

Please indicate, on the first page of the manuscript, the track number for submission. Should you feel that your submission does not exactly fit in any of the tracks please indicate General Track. Full details for the Tracks are provided on the conference webpage.

Publication Opportunities


EuroMed Academy of Business Book of Proceedings (Book Series) – ISSN 2547-8516

All accepted papers and abstracts will be published in the Book of Proceedings (with an ISBN number) which is approved for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings Citation Index — of Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) an integrated index within Web of Science. This distinction is given only to the most significant, in terms of academic excellence, conferences-conventions worldwide.


A selection of the best conference papers will also be considered for publication in the following journals, most of which are internationally ranked or/and ISI/Scopus approved. Some of these journals will devote and publish a special issue based on conference papers.

Book Series

Further, we are pleased to inform you of EuroMed Academy of Business’ launching of three book series in the coming year (2018), in association with three internationally prominent publishers such as 1. Routledge-Taylor and Francis, 2. Palgrave Macmillan, and 3. Emerald).  For further information, please visit the conference webpage.


Organized and Hosted by the University of Malta



EMRBI Presidents:


Prof. Demetris Vrontis

Executive Dean, University of Nicosia Cyprus


Prof. Yaakov Weber

Director, Research Unit, School of Business, College of Management, Israel


Conference Chairs:

Prof. Vincent Cassar, University of Malta, Malta

Prof. Frank Bezzina, University of Malta, Malta





Prof. Yaakov Weber

1. Director, Research Unit

School of Business Administration
College of Management
Rabin Blvd. 7
Rishon Lezion, Israel.
2. President, EMRBI and EMAB
EuroMed Research Business Institute and EuroMed Academy of Business





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