The Organising Committee of the 10th AELCO International Conference welcomes you to our website and is pleased to invite you to this new edition, which will take place next 26-28 October 2016 at the University of Alcalá.

AELCO 2016 will take place in the historic centre of the charming medieval city of Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, Spain), birthplace of Miguel de Cervantes and world heritage by UNESCO, in two historical buildings, Colegio de Málaga and Colegio S. José de Caracciolos, both founded between 1610 and 1620.
The historical campus is located in downtown Alcalá de Henares, only 30 kilometres from Madrid.

On this website, you will find information about our historic University and the city of Alcalá de Henares, as well as practical information concerning travelling, accommodation, the programme, social activities and updates. If you have any queries please contact us at

We would like to encourage you to participate actively, both in the academic sessions and in the social activities that we will be offering.

For further details, please see the Call for Papers.

We look forward to seeing you all in October in Alcalá de Henares.

We have uploaded some pictures taken during the conference. You can see the album here.

We are glad to announce that the following participants won the prizes for best predoctoral presentation and best poster. Congratulations!

  • Best Predoctoral Presentation - Nele Põldvere- Universidad de Lund
  • Best Poster - Carolina Girón García y María Luisa Renau Renau - Universitat Jaume I (Castellón)