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ICAPES 2021


9th International Conference on Applied Psychology and Educational Sciences
= 21–24 October 2021 =
Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences at
„Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi!


It is our pleasure to invite you to the 9th edition of International Conference of Applied Psychology and Educational Sciences (ICAPES), which will be held online on 21– 24 October 2021. The conference is organized by the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania, in collaboration with University of A Coruña.

The conference is credited by the Romanian Psychologists Board (Colegiul Psihologilor din Romania, CPR). The number of credits allocated by CPR for participating in the conference and its workshops will be announced.

ICAPES 2021 is a scientific conference during which new research is being presented and discussed among practitioners and scientists from Romania and the rest of the world. The conference is held every second year.

 The conference fulfills the required criteria for being an International Conference, as defined by the Romania’s National Council for the Attestation of University Titles (Consiliul Naţional de Atestare a Titlurilor, Diplomelor si Certificatelor Universitare – CNATDCU), Commission of Psychology and Education Sciences, in its 2016 set of criteria concerning these events. Specifically:

  • the conference is co-organized by an international academic partner (University of A Coruna, Spain)
  • over 50% of the scientific committee members have an international institutional affiliation;
  • the scientific program and the volume of abstracts will be published in English;
  • all conference sessions and presentations will be in English.

Our aim  is to offer a program of interest to scholars as well as practitioners, a program founded upon research results as well as evidence from the field. Our efforts should provide an excellent opportunity for participants to interact, by exchanging and debating new directions and challenges in the broad area of applied psychology and educational sciences.

The scope/topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

    1. Organizational/industrial/transport psychology
    2. Special education
    3. Psychotherapy and clinical psychology
    4. Educational sciences
    5. Cognitive psychology
    6. Educational psychology
    7. Developmental psychology
    8. Social psychology
    9. Methods & statistics
    10. Health Psychology
    11. Positive psychology
    12. Narrative therapy

The working languages of the conference are English and Romanian.

ICAPES 2021 is a platform for our Alumni, a privileged space to celebrate the results of our professional activity, in time: every two years we have the chance to meet and exchange contacts, to acknowledge and value our professional life.

Aurel STAN, Ph.D., Honorary President of ICAPES 2021
Ovidiu GAVRILOVICI, Ph.D, (co-director of ICAPES 2021)
Nicoleta Laura POPA, Ph.D, (co-director of ICAPES 2021)

The previous editions took place in

  1. Campulung Moldovenesc (October, 2005),
  2. Iasi (September, 2007),
  3. Gura Humorului (September, 2009),
  4. Sucevita (September, 2011),
  5. Iasi (October, 2013),
  6. Iasi (October, 2015),
  7. Iasi (October, 2017)
  8. Iasi (October, 2019)