• The language of the symposium is English
  • Therefore abstracts, papers and presentations will be in English.
  • There is a limit for the number of submissions.
  • One author should not submit MORE THAN ONE abstract for the evaluation unless the second paper is a co-authored one.
  • One author’s name can be on two papers, one single and the other co-authored.
  • It is required for the author to evaluate his/her own paper first before submission.
  • Co-authored papers should be presented by the author who has not another paper in the symposium.

PhD Students Session*:

  • It is a new special session for PhD students in CIM 2015. The students who doesn't want to join the evaluation process they can directly apply for the PhD session. This session doesn't require any referee evaluation process. All the papers, which are convenient for the symposium themes will be accepted.


1. Name of the File: Save a Microsoft Word file with your name. In other words the file name must be the name of first author. Example: Erkan Yuksel

2. The File Content: The file content must have these information (We recommend you to copy the table and paste it to your file):

Title of the paper:
Submission category:
Please write one of these categories:
PhD Students-Special Session *
Communication Theory and Research
Agenda-Setting Studies
Cultural & Critical Studies
Political Communication
Cinema, TV & Radio
Advertising & Public Relations
Media Ethics & Media Law
Media Literacy & Media Education
Media and Technology / Communication Technology

Title, name, university and country of author/s:
Prof. Dr. Erkan Yüksel, Anadolu University, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Serra Görpe, İstanbul University, Turkey
Correspondency e-mail 1:
…. @ ……
Correspondency e-mail 2:
…. @ ……
GSM telephone number:
+90 …….

Abstract: Abstracts for the submission will be within the minimum and maximum limits that is 400-800 words.

The abstracts, which are less than 400 words won't be sent to judges for the evaluation process.

Therefore be sure about the word count of your abstract.

The evaluation categories are such as "Introduction and literature, methodology, significance, appeal, interest, exceptionality, currency of the issue, and overall evaluation."

3. Send your submission file to our new e-mail address: 

cimsymposium [at]

For the title of the e-mail please write: ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

A reply mail, which has your submission number will be send to you as soon as possible. If you have not get this e-mail within a week, please send your submission file again via another e-mail account.