Dear Colleagues,

The NUST-MISiS, in partnership with the Association of “Global Universities” is proud to host the 5th International Conference on ESP/EAP/EMI in the Context of Higher Education Internationalization within the framework of Times Higher Education Summit.
The conference will take place in Moscow on 7-8 November 2018.

This international forum is dedicated to key issues related to teaching English as a global language of science and education. It is intended for ELT professionals actively engaged or interested in learning more about ESP, EAP, and EMI.

The program will feature international speakers, panel discussions, master-classes, workshops and poster sessions on new approaches to teaching English at universities.

Key themes:

  • The role of transferable skills in university curricular and teaching English.

  • Content and language integrated models of teaching English at universities.

  • Academic writing pedagogy and specialized university services.

  • Problem-based, task-based and project-based teaching/learning.

  • Professional development of university teachers.

  • Teaching speaking in public.

  • English for academic research publication.

  • EAP- enhanced curriculum and teaching materials.

  • New products, services, projects, and expertise in ESP/EAP.

  • Learning technologies in EAP.


  • Learn what the new trends in global education are and what is happening in ESP/EAP/EMI.

  • Learn what the response of Russian higher education is to the new challenges of global education.

  • Learn how teachers are addressing some of the big issues in ESP/EAP/EMI.

  • Learn how teachers are carrying out action research and what they are discovering.

  • Learn how teachers are turning ideas into teaching materials and introducing new practices.


  • Meet teachers, materials writers and publishers.

  • Hear their ideas and share yours.

  • Become a part of the ESP/EAP community and experience the fun and excitement that we all felt at last year’s conference.


  • Paper presentation (20-minute talk + 5-minute Q&A).

  • Workshop (50 minutes).

  • Poster session.

For registration and presentation guidelines, please visit


All conference papers will be published in The Proceedings of the 5th International ESP/EAP/EMI in the Context of Higher Education Internationalization Conference.

Enjoy cultural opportunities:

The conference venue is right in the centre of Moscow within walking distance of Red Square, The State Tretyakov Gallery, which houses the most prominent collection of Russian art, and The Garage Museum of Contemporary Art. Also within walking distance are unique outdoor attractions: The Museon Art Park, the largest Russian outdoor museum that includes more than 1000 exhibits, and Gorky Park, which is a premier Russian place for recreation, dance, sports and outdoor activities.

Conference venue:
NUST-MISiS, 4 Leninski Prospekt, Building B, Moscow

Organizing committee secretary:
Yana Abramova


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Abstract Submission: 30 September 2018

Registration Deadline: 5 November 2018

Conference Dates: 7-8 November 2018