RAIS Conferences 

The Research Association for Interdisciplinary Studies (RAIS) creates an ample research platform for academics and researchers from all around the world and offers them the opportunity to create lasting relations for future collaborations. RAIS encourages academics and researchers to share their experiences and to contribute to the developing of diverse subjects, offering them the perspective of an interdisciplinary approach.

The Research Association for Interdisciplinary Studies (RAIS) is an international, not-for-profit organization incorporated by the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation, United States of America, and is exempt from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501(c) (3), with the mission of promoting human values through interdisciplinary research.

RAIS Conferences 2020-2021

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”The RAIS Conference was a participative and stimulating learning experience, and God willing I hope to join you in future RAIS Conferences.”

Caroline Akhras, PhD, Associate Professor at Notre Dame University, Lebanon

”It was a great pleasure and privilege to participate in the RAIS Conference at Princeton. The diverse topics and fields shared within the group were rich and interesting and I have gained immensely from the interactions. Wishing you success in the upcoming conferences planned ahead for the rest of the year. ”

Christopher Lim, PhD, Lecturer, School of Global Innovation & Leadership, Lucas College and Graduate School of Business, USA

”I am grateful to all of you for providing such a vibrant platform to share my study with all the people across the globe. Looking forward for such opportunities in future as well.”

Naqeeb Shah, PhD, Assistant Professor of Social Work at Kohat University of Science and Technology, Pakistan

”It was my pleasure to be part of this lovely international conference. Hoping for more cooperation in the future. Honestly, although I always attend lots of conferences in different areas around the world but RAIS Conference was different and had a special flavor of knowing lovely people like you. That day of the conference is gonna stay in my memory forever 🙂 Thanks and best luck with all your future work!”

Salam Omar, PhD, Abu Dhabi University, UAE

”Thanks for organizing such wonderful conference. Best wishes with my thanks.”

Salih Yucel, PhD, Associate Professor Charles Sturt University, Australia

”Thank you so much for the opportunity to attend the RAIS Conference. It was a great experience and I learned a lot. ”

Joanna Klingenstein, Case Western Reserve University, USA

”It was indeed a pleasure meeting scholars from all around the world. I also want to thank RAIS team for giving me the opportunity to be the editor of the proceedings. Hope to meet you all soon. ”

Shazia Nasir, Assistant Professor, Greenwich University, Pakistan

”Thank you for everything, we will plan to attend again in one of your conferences in 2019”

Prof. D.F. Meyer, North-West University, South Africa

”Thank you so much for your hard work and dedication. Best regards”

Magda Madkour, PhD, Al-Imam University, Saudi Arabia

”Thank you for privilege to participate in the RAIS Conference and such a wonderful conference. Best wishes!”

Natasha Pushkarna,

”It was a pleasure to meet you and the participants. What an impactful, professional conference! I hope to attend again. The expertise shared was very impressive. Thank you!”

Delia R. Richards, Associate professor, University of the District of Columbia, USA

”Congratulations for the conference. It was a real moment of success and exchange. I am grateful for the attention you have given me, and I await the next opportunity.”

Mimouna Zitouni, PhD , University of Mohamed Ben Ahmed, Algeria

”Thank you so much for publishing our paper. It was a pleasure for us to see our paper published in a very prestige page/index. Wishing you a very happy end of the year!”

Alkida Lushaj , Institute for Political Studies, Albania

”Many thanks for hosting another amazing event. Thank you for all your amazing input, without which all of this would not be possible. With highest appreciation for your noble generous care.”

Julia M. Puaschunder, PhD, The New School, The Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, USA

”Hopefully you are doing well. I reached my homeland safely and rejoined my duty. Thank you very much for such a wonderful conference and for sending the Conference Proceedings. Thanks and best regards.”

Niaz Ali Yousafzai, PhD , Lecturer, Shaheed BB University Sheringal, Pakistan

”Thank you for a nice conference and for publishing my paper.”

Kristyna Troneckova, Masaryk University, the Czech Republic

”It was a great pleasure for me to attend the 7th RAIS Conference at University of South Florida, Tampa. Wishing you all the best in your future endeavors!”

Tejendra Kalia, PhD, Worcester State University, MA, USA

”I would like to thank you for organizing such a great conference and wish you all the best.”

Nasraldin Omer, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Sudan

”It was a great time attending the conference. I enjoyed the congenial atmosphere and a very warm and welcoming reception from the team.”

Aneesh Joseph, University of Southampton, UK

”It was a good time collaborating with colleagues across the globe. Quality time and well appreciated. Keep up the work, RAIS Team!”

Adeyemi Oginni, PhD, University of Lagos, Nigeria

”It was a great pleasure being part of the RAIS conference! All Best.”

Gilda Almeida, University of Miami Law School, USA



RAIS encourages researchers and academics to submit their abstracts/papers in the fields of social sciences and humanities 

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General Information 

  • 15-20 minute time slot to present one paper at the Conference
  • Article published in the Conference Proceedings
  • Digital version of the Conference Proceedings
  • A certificate of presentation/participation
  • Daily refreshment and lunch
Travel costs and accommodations are not included in the registration fees.     
  • The invitation letter can be sent to the author only after the Registration Fee has been paid.
  • The invitation letter can be sent via email for free. If the author needs a printed invitation letter sent through mail then the author needs to pay the expenses required (e.g Postal and Notary expenses).
  • We cannot assure you that the US Embassy will approve your visa request and we cannot contact or intervene with any Embassy or Consulate office abroad on your behalf so please begin your visa application process as soon as you determined to attend.
All the presentations must be made in English.
  • ORAL PRESENTATION - Each presentation, made by one or more speakers, must be prepared in English and should be no longer than 15 minutes, afterward, we will have around five minutes for questions and answers. We recommend delivering a PowerPoint presentation of your research work on the conference day.
  • POSTER PRESENTATION (Attending in person) - Poster presentation will provide an opportunity for researchers to display the results and conclusions of their papers in the form a visual poster presentation. All posters will be displayed for the duration of the conference.
  • VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS (Not-attending authors) - RAIS allows the authors of accepted papers the same publication opportunities as regular presenters. If you are unable to attend the conference, RAIS offers you three virtual presentation options: Recorded Video Presentation, PowerPoint Presentation with voice-over, or Live Via Skype.
  • PAPER ONLY - If you are unable to attend the conference but you want your paper to be published in one of our publication, you can choose the “Paper only” option when you submit your paper or register.
For cancellations on the basis of visa refusal, please contact Conference Administration at rais.education@email.com.
  • Canceled Registration Fees will be refunded, minus a $75 administrative fee.
  • No refunds will be given for cancellations 30 days prior to the start of the conference.

Research Association for Interdisciplinary Studies has leased or rented facilities from the Johns Hopkins University or the Erdman Center. However, RAIS and any programs operated by it are not related to or affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University or the Erdman Center in any way. RAIS is an entirely separate legal entity with no connection to the Johns Hopkins University or Erdman Center aside from the temporary use of facility for the specified program.

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