Hokkaido,  Japan  

9 - 11  February  2020

Universal Academic Cluster International Winter Conference in Hokkaido

    The goal of the international conference is to provide opportunities for professors, academics researchers and students from all over the world to come together and learn from each other. The academic conference welcomes research presentations in the following fields.

Social Sciences and Humanities:
Architecture, Anthropology, Arts, Communications, Culture, Demography, Ethics, Gender Studies, Geography, Globalization, History, Humanities, International Relations, Journalism, Languages, Laws, Linguistics, Literature, Museums, Media, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Politics and Governance, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, Tourism, etc.

Education and Teaching:
Biology Education, Chemistry Education, Counseling, Curriculum and Instruction, Distance Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Educational Theory, E-learning, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, Mathematics Education, Measurement and Evaluation, Physical Education, Physics Education, Science Education, Teaching and Learning, Vocational Education, etc.

Science and Technology:
Agriculture, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Ecology, Engineering, Energy, Environment, Food Technology, Forestry, Genetics, Geology, Health Sciences, Information Science, Innovation, Manufacturing, Materials Science, Mathematics, Nursing, Oceanography, Physics, Robotics, Sports Science, Statistics, Transport, etc.

Economics and Business:
Accounting, Banking, Business Administration, Business Ethics, E-commerce, Economic Theory, Finance, Human Resources, Insurance, Logistics, Management, Marketing, etc.

The Universal Academic Cluster (UAC) welcomes you to Hokkaido. 

     Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan’s main islands, is known for volcanoes, natural hot springs and ski resorts. National parks include rugged Daisetsuzan, home to steaming, volcanic Mt. Asahi, and Shikotsu-Tōya park, containing caldera lakes, geothermal springs and Mt. Fuji look-alike Mt. Yotei. Rusutsu, Furano and Niseko are popular ski destinations, with Niseko also offering fishing, biking and rafting in the summer. 

Formats of Presentation

Oral Presentation: 15 - 20 minutes for a presenter (12 - 15 minutes for a presentation and 3 - 5 minutes for questions)

Poster Presentation: 20 - 30 minutes for a group of presenters (Please prepare a poster smaller than width 50cm x height 120cm)

Note: Our laptop computer will accept USB flash drives. Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat Reader are installed on the laptop computer. Internet access is NOT provided.

Conference Venue

5th floor, Sapporo Cafe, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

5 Chome-2-3 Kita 8 Jonishi Kita Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

5-minute walk from Sapporo Station

Sapporo Cafe, Hokkaido

Conference Submission

Please submit the abstract by email to: staff@universal-conferences.org with mention "9-11 February" in subject line.

     Within three days of receiving your abstract submission (download), we will notify you of the reviewers’ acceptance or rejection, for the conference. If we inform you that it is an acceptance and you would like to publish your research in the Conference Proceedings of the Universal Academic Clusterthen please email us your full paper in Microsoft Word (at most 20 pages)(download).

Conference Calendar

Submission Deadline:   9 January 2020    Extended to 5 February 2020

Programme Announcement:   28 January 2020

Programme Announcement (2nd):   6 February 2020

Conference Days:   9 - 11 February 2020

Full Paper Submission Deadline:   18 February 2020

Proceedings will be published:     29 February 2020

Preliminary Programme


Registration is open to everyone (presenters or listeners). Accommodation and meals are not included in the registration fee.

Registration fee (pay online by PayPal):

Early bird rates (until 5 February 2020):   290 USD

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Regular rates (until 7 February 2020):     390 USD

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Note: Each registered person will receive a Certificate of Participation at the conference. The fee is no refund. You can pay the fee by Western Union or bank transfer. Please, contact us.


UAC is not authorized to assist with the VISA process beyond providing an Acceptance Letter.

UAC will not provide "Guarantee Letter" and "Reason of  Invitation" for visa application.

Accommodation & Travel

For accommodation, we recommend to search by:   

For travel, we recommend to search by:   www.japan-guide.com   or   www.jnto.go.jp

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***Please reserve your accommodation as soon as possible.***