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Higher Education Forum
Add: 12-1 F., No. 129, Sec. 1, Fuxing S. Rd., Taipei, Taiwan
Tel: + 886 2 2740-5770

The 1st ICSSAM - Bali, Indonesia

The 2nd ICSSAM - Kyoto ,Japan

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Higher Education Forum

12-1 F., No. 129, Sec. 1, Fuxing S. Rd.,
Taipei, Taiwan
Tel: + 886 2 2740 1498
Fax: + 886 2 2752 2642

International Liaison:
Michelle Kawamura
Associate Professor
Faculty of Economics
Ritsumeikan University, Japan


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The 3rd International Conference on Social Science and Management  (ICSSAM 2015) 

May 07-09/ Kyoto, Japan

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[New] Tentative Program is now announced!! Click "Here"!!

ICSSAM 2015 is an international conference for state-of-the-art research in Social Science and Management. It is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Social Science and Management. It also serves to foster communication among researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of scientific areas with a common interest

The 3rd International Conference on Social Science and Management - ICSSAM will be held in Kyoto, Japan during May 07-09, 2015. English is the official language of the conference. We welcome paper submissions. Prospective authors are invited to submit full and original research papers which is NOT submitted/published/under consideration anywhere in other conferences and journals. Following the guideline and submit your paper now!


Important Dates  

 Submission Deadline  January 30, 2015 
→Extended to February 20, 2015
 Notification of Acceptance  February 15, 2015
 Registration Deadline/
 Final Submission Deadline
 March 03, 2015
→Final Extension to April 5
 Conference Dates  May 07-09

History of ICSSAM 


Photos from ICSSAM 2014 in Kyoto
1st ICSSAM in Bail, Indonesia
2nd ICSSAM in Kyoto, Japan

[NEW] ICSSAM Tentative program is announced!

 201505-ICSSAM Program Tentative(0325 updated).pdf

Please find your presentation time from the above conference program. If your paper is missing, please email us immediately and indicate your paper ID by  March 31th, 2015

Please note, we do NOT accept any requests for modifying the author’s information after March 31th, 2015. Thanks for your cooperation.

2015 Keyntoe Speech:

Topic:The Role of Multiple Literacies in Today’s Ever-Changing, High-Tech Society

Feili Tu-Keefner, Ph.D., M.L.I.S.
Associate Professor
School of Library and Information Science
College of Mass Communications and Information Studies
University of South Carolina 

More Details

Special Conference Event 

1.Koto Performance during Lunch Break

The Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed musical instrument, similar to the Chinese zheng, the Mongolian yatga, the Korean gayageum and the Vietnamese đàn tranh. This performance will be arranged on May 8 during the lunch break, wish all the participants can enjoy this beautiful traditional rhythm.

2. Kimono-wearing Experience

Have you ever watched the movie “Memoirs of a Geisha” and attracted by the beautiful costumes the actresses wear in the movie? This time, we arrange “Kimono-wearing Experience” for all the conference participants. There are professional teachers who can help you wearing a Kimono and take photos. The best part is, all the above services are free of charge!

To experience more, please join in the Gala Dinner to enjoy a night with typical Japanese set menu and Maiko performance (with English explanation). The Gala Dinner is arranged on May 8 from 18:00-21:00, this is a unique chance for scholars to have more interactions, and we sure you will gain a lot of unforgettable memory.


Socializing Event -Kyoto Gala Dinner
Deadline for early bird discount has been extended to April 1, 2015

Higher Education Forum hopes all delegates will fully enjoy the conference in both its academic and social aspects. Kyoto Gala Dinner will start on 8th, May from 18:00 to 21:00. Delegates just need to pay partial expenses to enriched diverse cultures, Maiko Dancing & Photo Sessions and wonderful Japanese dinner with others participants. For more information please see as follow picture:

International Tour Package:

Tour proposal for participants from Taiwan
In response to a large number of requests, HEF collaborate with Cola Tour plan the Kyoto tour package. Detailed information can be found below. If you have any questions, please contact the travel agent directly



出發日期:2015年5月7日 至 2015 年 5月 11日 

服務人員: 蔡小姐(Sunnie Tsai) 報名專線: (02) 6618-2838 # 1907 
                                              行動電話:  0953120172

Domestic Tour:
Kyoto Travel Agency customize cultural tours help you explore Kyoto with professional help from the friendly staff. Provide different Kyoto life experiences. Registration for "Kyoto Cultural One-Day Bus Tour”: please contact the following page of Kyoto Travel Agency. More details please check PDF.
On receiving the registration form, Kyoto Travel Agency will send the payment information to you.

Reservation :

Registration Period:
Jan.18~April 18

Kyoto one day tour.pdf

VISA Policy

Japanese Visa for tourists (short-term stay)
Please be notified that ICSSAM is not authorized to assist with the VISA process beyond providing a 2015 ICSSAM Invitation Letter.

Should your application be denied, ICSSAM cannot change the decision of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, nor will ICSSAM engage in discussion or correspondence with the MOFA or the Embassy of Japan on behalf of the applicant.

The registration fee cannot be refunded when the VISA application of individual being denied.

Guide to Japanese Visa:

Submission Topic 



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