In celebration of our 40th anniversary in open and distance learning, Anadolu University is happy and proud to invite you to the 5th International Open & Distance Learning Conference- IODL 2022, which will be held at Anadolu University, Eskişehir, Turkey on 28-30 September 2022.

IODL 2022 is the 5th IODL event hosted by Anadolu University Open Education System (OES). The conference is organized by the Open Education Faculty, Anadolu University. 

Eskişehir, Turkey

28-30 September 2022

Theme: “Disruptive Change” 


Anadolu University, one of the world’s leaders in open and distance learning, currently offers higher education to over one million students worldwide, with 3,700,000 graduates so far. The OES delivers open, flexible, and accessible higher education opportunities for learners in Turkey and more than 30 countries around the world, providing equal opportunity for individuals who do not have access to campus-based higher education, including prison inmates as well as individuals with physical, hearing, and visual impairment.  

The aim of the IODL 2022 is to provide a platform for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss a broad range of topics related to open and distance learning within the context of "disruptive change" in education.

Who Can Attend?

Anyone can attend and/or submit proposals to present at IODL 2022. The conference is designed to engage:

  • Educators
  • Researchers
  • Educational administrators
  • Teachers
  • Curriculum developers
  • Instructional designers
  • Technology & education companies
  • Anyone with an interest in open and distance learning.

We cordially invite you to contribute to IODL 2022.

Important Dates: 

Abstract submission deadline : 5 June 2022

Notification of abstract acceptance : 27 June 2022

*Full paper submission deadline : 25 July 2022

For detailed information, please visit official website of IODL 2022.