Dear Colleagues,

we are very pleased to invite you to the 4th International Conference on Inclusion! The conference takes place on the 8th and 9th of July 2016 at the University of Wuppertal, Germany.


We would like to thank your for all your high quality submissions for the International Conference on Inclusion. We are pleased to present a meaningful program within the topic of educational inclusion, to link national and international issues regarding inclusion, and to develop desiderata and new research projects.

Special Features

Special Issue: Presenters from oral and poster presentations may submit a paper based on their presentation for an international special issue of the Empirische Sonderpädagogik (Empirical Special Needs Education). The paper will be peer-reviewed.

International Participants: We look forward to welcome our collaborating international colleagues from Austria, Hongkong, Italy, Luxembourg, Turkey, Uganda, USA, and many other countries as well as our national collaborating colleagues from Cologne, Dortmund, Flensburg, Oldenburg, Potsdam, Rostock, Siegen, Wuppertal, Würzburg, and many other universities.


You still may register for the conference. The conference fee will be 60 € (including lunch, coffee, and beverages). The Friday's dinner costs will be 40 €.

If you have not registered to our conference yet, please make sure to send an e-mail (subject “Conference on Inclusion – Registration”) to{at} until May 1st 2016. Please let us know if you would like to attend the conference dinner on Friday.

You will receive a confirmation mail as well as all bank transfer details. Please note that the bank transfer has to completed until May 15th 2016 in order to register.

Please join us for the conference and participate in an important scientific event that will help to identify empirically supported strategies and approaches for helping children and youth with and without special educational needs reach their individual potential in an inclusive educational setting.


We would be pleased to welcome you in July 2016!

With kind regards,

Your Organizing Committee

Prof. Dr. Michael Grosche, University of Wuppertal, Prof. Dr. Matthias Grünke, Centre for Research in Inclusive Education / ZEIF, University of Cologne, Prof. Dr. Christian Huber, University of Wuppertal, Prof. Dr. Michael Krezmien, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA, Prof. Dr. Friedrich Linderkamp, University of Wuppertal