CUDES,  International Congress on Current Debates in Social Sciences has started to be organized by the University of Westminster (United Kingdom) with the collaboration of Kocaeli University (Turkey) and Silesian University in Opava  (Czech Republic) in 2010. The First International Congress of Current Debates in Social Sciences (CUDES) was held in London, United Kingdom as a joint event. After the conference, Globalization, Religion & Development book is published by IJOPEC Publication. The second CUDES was held in Karvina Czech Republic in 2011, the third one was held in Kocaeli at Kocaeli University, with the theme of Research Methods in Social Sciences as a workshop format. Fourth and fifth CUDES is organized in Kocaeli at Kocaeli University for discussing current debates in social sciences. University of Belgrade (Serbia) joined the congress organization, in the sixth & seventh congress. 8., 9., and 10. CUDES is organized by the University of Westminster (United Kingdom), Altınbaş University (Turkey), Batman University (Turkey), VUZF University (Bulgaria), Near East University (Cyprus), and the University of Belgrade (Serbia). Sakarya University joined CUDES 2020 Congress as an organizer. Beykoz University joined the 12th CUDES in 2021 and Georgian Technical University joined the 14th CUDES in 2023.

CUDES 2023 is organized by Georgian Technical University (Georgia), Beykoz University (Turkey), VUZF University (Bulgaria), Kırklareli University (Turkey), Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas (Mexico), University of Belgrade (Serbia), and supported by IJOPEC Publication and University of Westminster (United Kingdom).

The main aim of the CUDES  International Congress on Current Debates in Social Sciences is to create a platform for social scientists to discuss current debates in social sciences and to encourage interdisciplinary studies between social scientists. CUDES  mainly focuses on providing alternative debates platform for young researchers.

CUDES is open for all social sciences fields in the theme of Current. 14. CUDES 2023: International Congress on Current Debates in Social Sciences will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia, at the Faculty of Law and International Relations at Georgian Technical University on 11-12 October  2023. Detailed information can be found at


All accepted abstracts and FULL PAPERS (Max.7 PAGES, SUBMITTING NOT OBLIGATORY) will be published as an e-book (With ISBN and Editor) before the congress in English. The deadline for proceeding book is the 20th of September 2023. Please send it to

Sending a full paper is not obligatory. Full papers can be written in Turkish or English.

All full papers after the referee’s process will be published in edited international books by IJOPEC Publication till the 20th of October 2023 (For edited books)  or/and  CUDES Journal ( till the 10th of November 2023, to the according of the editor’s decision (Cudes Journal will be published in December 2023)


The best paper award will be given to submitted full papers (oral & virtual presentations) by the scientific committee for each social sciences discipline.


CUDES encourages active participation in the congress, researchers who are unable to attend the conference in person due to funding issues concerning travel expenses and working conditions may participate with a virtual presentation.

CUDES  is open to all current debates on social sciences topics. Please fill out the form and submit 300-350 word abstract at the website by the 15th of September, 2023. If you have any submitting problems please contact us at