The 2024 FDIBA Youth Conference (FY Conference) will be held on from October 1 till October 5 of 2024 in the Bulgarian black-sea resort Sozopol. For more information regarding the scope and topics covered, please visit the  CALL FOR PAPERS

The FY Conference is a newly established section of the annual scientific gathering of the Faculty of German Engineering and Economics Education (FDIBA) at the Technical University of Sofia. The conference presents the latest achievements in the following fields taught by the Faculty:

  • Main field – Mechatronics and IT
  • Additional fields
    • Computer science and communications
    • Economics and management

The original conference was established in 2006. It is a bilingual event, accepting papers both in English and German, with a title and abstract in both languages. Since 2017 the conference provides free and unlimited access to all publications. It is registered in the ISSN-supported database for open-access journals ROAD.

The conference is peer-reviewed. The papers must be submitted in advance to the organizing committee via the web portal. Each paper is evaluated by at least two reviewers. The final acceptance decision is taken by the Program Committee, which acts as an editorial board for the proceedings.

The conference is organized in cooperation with the partner Universities of the FDIBA:

  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • FOM University of Applied Sciences for Economics and Management
  • Braunschweig University of Technology
  • Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg

The conference receives financial support by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).