14th International Conference

Advances in Research on Language Acquisition and Teaching 

14-16 December 2007 
Capsis Hotel, Thessaloniki Greece

Greek version

Click here for contents of the CD with the selected papers

Click here for the Conference Presentation Collection

THEMATIC AREAS: Language Teaching and Learning, New Technologies in Education, First and Second Language Acquisition, Lifelong Education. 

The Conference will also host a special thematic event on Assessment and Evaluation of Language Proficiency

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: Greek, English and French 

PROCEEDINGS: Selected papers of the conference will be published.

Invited Speakers 

Guidelines for Speakers

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Registration Fees

  Participants Early registration
Late registration
1 GALA members 100 € 130 €
2 Non-members 120 € 150 €
3 Student speakers 60 € 90 €
4 Students 30 € 50 €

The registration fee includes the following: 

  1. Certificate of Attendance
  2. Book of Abstracts 
  3. Conference material and stationery 
  4. Refreshments during breaks 
  5. Banquet at Capsis Hotel (only for participants of categories 1, 2 and 3 in the above table)

Call for Papers

Greek, English and French

Final Programme Updated !!!

How to register / Payment options

You may register by choosing one of the options below:

  1. Money Transfer to Piraeus Bank in Euros
    Account no: 5202-033419-155
    IBAN: GR40 0172 2020 0052 0203 3419 155
    (Please note that you will be charged with transfer expenses).
  2. Credit card online payment.
  3. Alternatively, you may register during the Conference at Capsis Hotel.

Important! Your participation will be confirmed only if you:
a. note your transaction number in the registration form in the space provided.
b. fax the following to (+30) 2310 997432 (attn. Maria Moumtzi):

Refund Policy

Registration fee can be refunded only through a written request. The amount of refund is as follows:

  1. Until 15/11: Full refund
  2. Until 30/11(inclusive): Half refund
  3. From 1/12: NO refund

Very important! Bank charges or any other expenses cannot be refunded.


The Conference will take place at Capsis Hotel. Reservations should be made by e-mail directly to the hotel (reservations@capsishotel.gr); contact person: Mr. Iakovos Manes
In your message you should mention:


From/To the Thessaloniki International Airport “Macedonia”:
The Airport is located 13 Km east from the city of Thessaloniki, in the region "Micra".

By bus: Route bus No 78 operates a regular service between Thessaloniki International Airport and the New Railway Station in the city of Thessaloniki (adjacent to Capsis hotel, on Monastiriou street). The bus departs every one hour and the bus stop is situated outside the Check-in Hall. The duration of the above route is about 45 minutes with a ticket price of 0,50 €. You may purchase bus tickets in advance at ticket kiosks, or on the bus, using the automatic vending machines. In this case, the ticket costs 0,60 €.

By taxi: An approximate cost for a taxi ride from the airport to the city is 13 € (thirty-minute journey time). Radio Taxi telephone numbers (premium cost): +30 2310 550500, +30 2310 214900, +30 2310 546522, +30 2310 551525, +30 2310 866866, +30 2310 525000.
If you need to use a taxi for transportation, try to share a ride with others to reduce cost. Bear in mind that prices increase during night hours and there is an added cost if taking a taxi from/to the airport.

Banking at the airport
Banks located in the main airport building (International Arrivals):
National Bank of Greece: Tel. : +30 2310 473852, from12:00 to18:00
Emporiki Bank of Greece: from 12:00 to 18:00
Piraeus Bank: Tel. : +30 2310 476108

Tourist Information

At the airport: Tel : +30 2310 473212, 2310 473312, 2310 985177, 2310 985188, Fax: +30 2310 475555, Operating hours: 07:30 - 24:00.
For additional tourist information, please consult the official Greek National Tourist Organization website at http://www.eot.gr

For further information about the city of Thessaloniki you can visit: http://www.saloniki.org.

Transportation to/from Capsis hotel

Route buses No. 2, 8, 10, 11, 14, 17 operate a regular service between the Thessaloniki city center (along Egnatia street) and Capsis hotel. Buses run every five minutes and the bus stop is located on Monastiriou street, in front of Capsis hotel (direction: from the city) and across from Capsis hotel (direction: to city center). The ticket price is 0,50 €. You may purchase bus tickets in advance at ticket kiosks or on the bus, using the automatic vending machines. In this case, the ticket costs 0,60 €.
For more information concerning Thessaloniki public transportation services, please visit the official public transportation services website at www.oasth.gr


Organising Committee Information and registration
Angeliki Psaltou-Joycey
Marina Mattheoudakis
Eleni Agathopoulou
Vasilia Kazamia
Anastasios Tsangalidis
Maria Moumtzi
Valia Moussouri

Maria Moumtzi & Eirini Kelmali,office 306Ε (loft)
3rd floor, New Building, School of Philosophy,
Aristotle University, 541 24, Thessaloniki, Greece

tel. +30 2310 997456, fax +30 2310 997432
(Tuesdays 10.00-14.00, Thursdays 09.30-13.00)
e-mail: galaconf2007@enl.auth.gr