Banda Aceh, Indonesia, October 18-20, 2017

Ext. Abstract Submission deadline: July 31, 2017

It is an honour to welcome you to the 7th AIC-ICMR 2017 International Conference. The conference will be held on October 18-20, 2017, in Banda Aceh, Aceh Province, Indonesia. This conference is hosted by Syiah Kuala University (recognizably abbreviated as UNSYIAH), the largest and the oldest national university in Aceh. This conference is co. organized by Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Universitas Islam Sumatera Utara (UISU), Universitas Hasanuddin (Unhas), and the Cooperation Agency of Public Universities in the Western Region of Indonesia (BKS PTN Barat).

The annual event in 2017 is join conference between the 7th Annual International Conference (AIC) Syiah Kuala University and the 6th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research (ICMR). The AIC is an annual international conference carried out regularly by Syiah Kuala University since 2011. The ICMR is an annual event which has been jointly organized by UNSYIAH, USM, UISU and UNHAS since 2012.

The AIC-ICMR 2017 on Social Sciences will provide an excellent forum for sharing knowledge and research findings among academicians, professionals, and governments. Topics of interests cover all theoretical and practical aspects of Economics, Business & Management, Art, Law & History, and Educution & Languange. The primary goal of the 7th AIC-ICMR 2017 on Social Sciences is organized to promote multidisciplinary understanding of the latest research and innovations through discussion, exchange, and sharing among researchers, practitioners, academicians and students.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Track 1: Economics

  • Business & Economics
  • Economic Development
  • Economic Methodology
  • Economic Policy
  • Economic Systems
  • Demography
  • Health Economics
  • Public Finance
  • Public Economics

Track 2: Business and Management

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Global Business
  • Marketing and E-Commerce
  • Management Studies
  • Business and Investment
  • Communications Management
  • Public Administration
  • Business Information Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism

Track 3: Art, Law and History

  • Indonesian and International Law
  • Environmental and Energy Law
  • Political Sciences
  • Public Policies
  • Sociology and Humanities
  • Criminology
  • Cultural Studies
  • ASEAN Studies
  • Human Rights and Civil Liberty

Track 4: Education and Language

  • Teaching
  • Learning
  • Education
  • Languages and Literaracy
  • General Linguistics
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Instructional Practices
  • Curriculum: Theories & Approaches


Abstract Submission Deadline July 15, 2017
Ext. Abstract Submission Deadline July 31, 2017
Abstract Acceptance Notification July 25, 2017
Ext. Abstract Acceptance Notification August 07, 2017
Full Paper Submission Deadline August 15, 2017
Ext. Full Paper Submission Deadline September 07, 2017
Full Paper Acceptance Notification September 15, 2017
Early Bird Registration & Payment September 27, 2017
Final Manuscript (Camera Ready) September 28, 2017
Deadline Registration & Payment October 06, 2017
Conference Date October 18-20, 2017


All submissions should be written in English with a minimum paper 5 (five) pages and maximum a paper length of 8 (eight) printed pages standard. All submitted papers will go through a peer review process.

Prepare your manuscript using the standard conference template provided here. Please double-check the paper size in your page setup to make sure you are using the European A4-size paper layout (8.27 inch X 11.69 inch). Please strictly follow the format of your manuscripts according to the given standard template. The paper should not contain page numbers or any special headers or footers. Please format your paper according to this template.

The 7th AIC-ICMR on Social Sciences 2017 uses Open Conference System for conference management. Open Conference Systems (OCS) is a free Web publishing tool that will create a complete web presence for Scholarly Conference. All submissions must be done through the OPEN CONFERENCE SYSTEMS by following this link:

Questions about paper submissions or the conference program can be addressed to any of the Conference Correspondence Chair [at]

Please Note: Papers should contain original material which is not currently under review in any other conference or journal and has not been previously published.


The DLSU Business & Economics Review (B&E Review)

For the 7th AIC-ICMR on Social Sciences, best papers of Economics, Business and Management Tracks (Track 1 and Track 2) will have the opportunity to be published in DLSU B & E Review. The DLSU Business & Economics Review (B & E Review) publishes high quality theoretical, empirical, and methodological research in the fields of Accounting, Business Management, Commercial Law, Economics, Finance, and Marketing. It aims to reach audiences in these six fields and is published twice a year.

The DLSU Business & Economics Review (B&E Review) is listed in Scopus SciVerse since 2008 and abstracted and Indexed in EBSCO since 2009. It is also accredited by the Commission on Higher Education as one of the most distinguished Philippine journals classified in Category ‘A’ level since 2009.

CELT: A Journal of Culture, English Language Teaching & Literature

For the 7th AIC-ICMR on Social Sciences, best papers of Education and Language Tracks (Track 4) will have the opportunity to be published in Journal of Culture, English Language Teaching and Literature (CELT). CELT is published biannually in the months of July and December (ISSN print: 1412-3320 | ISSN online 2502-4914) presenting articles on culture, English language teaching and learning, linguistics, and literature. Contents include analysis, studies, application of theories, research reports, and material development. Celt was firstly published in December 2001.

ased on the decree from Hasil Akreditasi Jurnal Ilmiah, SK Direktur Penelitian dan Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat, Direktorat Jenderal Pendidikan Tinggi, No. 040/P/2014 dated on 18 February 2014, Celt is nationally accredited until 2019.

NTU Management Review

For the 7th AIC-ICMR on Social Sciences, best papers of Economics, Business and Management Tracks (Track 1 and Track 2) will have the opportunity to be published in NTU Management Review. NTU Management Review publishes scholarly, empirical, theoretical, and review articles dealing with management in Chinese and English which have never been published in other journals. NTU Management Review published its first issue in May, 1990. At the initial stage, the journal was released once annually. It was altered to twice annually in 1994. The journal is now published every June, September, and December annually in both hard copy and electronic form starting from 2015. The manuscripts are collected in Taiwan Social Science Citation Index (TSSCI) since 2006 and Scopus, the largest citation database in the world, since 2013.

NTUMR is currently indexed in: SCOPUS (Elsevier), TSSCI (Taiwan’s Social Science Citation Index), CEPS (Chinese Electronic Periodical Services), Taiwan Academic Citation Index, Taiwan Journals Search, Taiwan Business & Economy Knowledge Online, Hyread Taiwan Journal Database (HTJD), Lawdata.

KHAZAR Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

For the 7th AIC-ICMR on Social Sciences, best papers of Art, Law, History, Education and Language Tracks (Track 3 and Track 4) will have the opportunity to be published in Khazar Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Khazar Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal published by Khazar University Press (Baku, Azerbaijan).The journal focuses on the results of original research projects in various fields of History, Politics, International Relations, Education, Culture, History of Thoughts, Language and Literature, Economics and Law, as well as in general Social Studies, Arts & Humanities.

Khazar Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IJHSS) is indexed with the following organizations: Thomson Reuters’ Web of Science, COPE, Google (Scholar), Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ), Directory of Research Journals Indexing (DRJI), “Cross Ref “, Ebsco Host, Arastirmax, ASOS index, EZB-Electronic Journal Library, “Scirus (Elsevier)”, DuraSpace, İnfoseek, Open J-GATE, IndexCopernicus, Genamics, Arastirmax, New Jour, OAJI(Open Academic Journals Index.), TEI (Türk eğitim indeksi), National Library of Finland,Washington University Library,Chicago University Library,Academic Journals Database, NSD, Database of University of Science and Technology of China,E-resources Subject Access.

We look forward to welcoming you in Banda Aceh.

Best Regards,

Dr. Heru Fahlevi

Conference Chair

The 7th AIC-ICMR on Social Sciences 2017