1th International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities and (ICSSH2016)


  • “Challenges: from Diversity to Synergy”
  • Skopje, 13-15 May 2016
  • organized by: International Balkan University and Partner Universities


ICSSH2016 2016 intends to serve as a platform for a global audience of academics, researchers, and scholars to present their research work and/or on-going research activities in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences, as well as all interrelated disciplines. We invite all interested educators, linguists, psychologists, economists, neuroscientists, artists, PR’s,  political scientists, policy-makers, practitioners and entrepreneurs to share and improve their research, to develop business applications, to gain more knowledge of the challenges of global networking, global business and best practices.

We invite you to discuss the latest research and to share your presentations in front of an international audience in a supportive environment that will enable network establishment, and further help you engage and build relationships and experience Macedonia. ICSSH2016 is to be held in the city of Skopje, which offers a harmonious blend of culture, cuisine, art and architecture. Brimming with unbridled energy, Skopje embodies the finest of both East and West.

A trip will be organized to Tetovo, a city in the northwestern part of Macedonia, built on the foothills of Shar Mountain and divided by the Pena River, and Ohrid, the main tourist destination in Macedonia, rich in picturesque houses, historical monuments and natural sites.

Conference Topics

We make a concerted effort to provide participants with opportunities to interact and seek new directions in the broad area of topics, but are not limited to:

Political Sciences, International Relations, Education, Communications, Management, Business, Economics, Philology, Psychology, Legal Studies, History, Arts.

Political Sciences

  • Politics and Conflict Resolution
  • Political Parties and Civil Society
  • Refugee Crisis and International Perspectives
  • Religion, Diversity and Modernity

International Relations

  • Foreign Interventionism and State Sovereignty
  • International Security and Sanctions Policy
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • International Justice and Human Rights
  • International Community Cooperation Against Global Terrorism


  • Long life learning
  • Pedagogy
  • Management of education
  • Evaluation and assessment
  • New technologies in teaching and learning
  • Curriculum development


  • Power of Strategic Communication: Public Relations and Advertising in the 21st Century
  • Powers of Promotion: Social and Political Impacts of Promotional Culture in 21st Century
  • Media and the Balkan refugee crisis (Crisis management)
  • Diversity in Communication
  • Communicating with Machines: the Rising Power of Digital Interlocutors in Our Lives

Management, Business and Economics

  • Management of Diversity in Corporations
  • Diversity and Innovation – Business Opportunities for All
  • Challenges from Diversity in Global Economy
  • Achieving Synergy through the Processes of Cooperation, Integration and Migration


  • Linguistics
  • Language Education
  • Literature
  • Translation


  • Quality of Life and Mental Health
  • From Psychology to Neuroscience and beyond
  • Contemporary Psychotherapy Trends

Legal Studies

  • Harmonization of the National Legal Principles and Legal Unification in the Context of the European Union
  • Legal Approaches against the International Criminal Activities
  • International Cooperation on Law against global terrorism


  • History Education in Modern World
  • Interculturalism in Historical Education
  • History & Society


  • Digital art, digital culture, and digital design
  • Innovative Web, Web3D, and multimedia studies and applications
  • Artworks, performances, and diversity in art
  • Creative and innovative media arts concepts and projects
  • Information visualization in art and design issues
  • Cultural heritage within the Web; Human issues/impacts

Photos from ICSSH16