2nd International Conference on Self-Initiated Expatriation 11th - 12th April 2022, Germany

Starts:  Apr 11, 2022 08:30 (CET)
Ends:  Apr 12, 2022 18:00 (CET)
Associated with  International Management (IM)

The 2nd International Conference on Self-Initiated Expatriation, organised by the University of Bamberg, will take place in presence in Bamberg, Germany, from the 11th to the 12th of April 2022. As a follow-up to the 1st Conference on Self-Initiated Expatriation in Toulouse, this two-day event will address the careers of Self-Initiated Expatriates/Migrants, as well as the value these globally mobile individuals bring to companies and, more broadly, to host-country economies and societies. 

Paper Submission

Deadline for submission of short papers: 15 November 2021, 23:59:59 CET


For further details, check https://glomo.eu/conference-2022/


The 2nd International Conference on Self-Initiated Expatriation is linked to a special issue from Career Development International. Authors have the opportunity to submit a paper to the conference and participate in a developmental session, before submitting the manuscript to the CDI.

This interdisciplinary conference will provide the ideal opportunity for researchers and practitioners from all over the world who are active or interested in the field of self-initiated expatriation/migration and careers, to:

  • disseminate and discuss the latest research,
    • explore new international research and business collaborations,
    • meet in a relaxed atmosphere to exchange views and build new relationships.




Organising Committee:

Maike Andresen (Chair), University of Bamberg • Simone Treiber (Co-Chair), University of Bamberg • Blanca Suarez-Bilbao, University of Bamberg • Manh Ha Luong, University of Bamberg


Scientific Committee:

Maike Andresen, University of Bamberg/DE • Cordula Barzantny, Toulouse Business School/FR • Herbert Brücker, IAB/DE • Michael Dickmann, Cranfield University/UK • Sara Louise Muhr, Copenhagen Business School/DK • Vesa Suutari, University of Vaasa/FI


Special Guests:

Jaime Bonache, University of Madrid/ES • Chris Brewster, Henley Business School/UK • Marion Festing, ESCP Business School, Berlin/DE • Jan Selmer, Aarhus University/DK