Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine for this years’ Lund University's Teaching and Learning Conference. Teaching staff and students from all faculties are welcome to contribute to the success of the conference by sharing your expertise and insights regarding current educational challenges, innovative practices or research findings related to higher education pedagogy.

November 14th 2024 and the venue is Forum Medicum at Sölvegatan 19.

We are looking forward to your submissions no later than March 31.

Guidelines for contributors

Please carefully review the following guidelines before you upload your abstract.

Uploaded proposals should include:

  • A title – no more than 15 words.
  • Name of author/s and department. Include contact information for all participating authors and please indicate who is our contact for communication. During early summer we may contact authors for suggestions on revising presentation format to better fit the program. If revision is suggested we will provide necessary support.
  • An abstract of max 500 words, exluding title and list of references.

Submitted abstract will be anonymously evaluated by three independent reviewers as well as a panel of students. Following the conference you will have the opportunity to publish your paper as a full article or an extended abstract in the conference proceedings.


The proposed contribution to the conference should:

  • be of relevance to higher education
  • be possible to generalize to the various contexts of the conference participants
  • carry the potential to move higher education forward
  • be underpinned by relevant literature on higher education

Preferred language of presentation

Please specify if you wish to present in Swedish or English.

Presentation formats

Please specify and motivate your preferred format. Explain your plans for how to make your presentation interactive. We welcome contributions made in collaboration with students.

  • Pre-conference workshop November 13th: 3-hour interactive, hands-on ‘Masterclass’ session, intended to give practical tips on a topical issue, and suggestions for implementation in participants’ own context.
  • Workshop: 60-minute hands-on activities for participants.
  • Prepared seminar: 55 minutes of activities that participants prepare for in advance.
    Material available in advance can be:
    • a text of 1000-2000 words. The text does not need to be a complete text; it can be in the form of an introduction, background or summary.
    • a 5 minute podcast or screencast
    The introductory material should include or be accompanied by proposed discussion questions that the discussion leader would specifically like to raise during the seminar. The seminar itself is to be introduced by a short introduction by the discussion leader, followed by a discussion.
  • Oral presentation: 15-min interactive presentation.
  • "Point of View": Is there something you feel passionate about, maybe something that frustrates you? Share and discuss it with the audience. Any topic related to higher education is welcome.
  • Short presentation PechaKucha™ Style: The PechaKucha™ 20x20 format consists of 20 slides, each of which is set to advance automatically after 20 seconds, giving presenters limited time to talk about each slide. The total presentation time is 6 minutes and 40 seconds with 5 minutes allowed for questions and discussion.
  • Other: Explain the preferred format for your presentation.

Submit your proposal. 

We are looking forward to your submissions no later than March 31.


March 31: Deadline for submissions

April: Review process of submitted contributions

May: Communication with authors

June: Confirmation of accepted abstract

August: Confirmation of acceptance and associated terms and conditions

October: Conference Program

November 13th: Pre-conference workshops

November 14th: Conference