The 1st International Conference of German Society of Nursing Science will take place in Berlin on Friday, May 4th and Saturday, May 5th, 2018.

Nursing science researchers are invited to discuss current developments in theory reflection and empirical results with regard to the conference topics as well as improvement in methodical research approaches in nursing science.

Conference topics are:

  • Patient care

– Clinical care / Nursing interventions

– Patient perspective

  • Nursing facilities and structures
  • Methodological issues

We very welcome high quality abstracts addressing research questions on the main congress topics. Abstracts must differentiated reflect theoretical or methodological issues or report on significant research findings.

There are three presentation modalities at the conference:

  1. Oral presentation
  2. Symposia
  3. Poster presentation

For abstract guidelines and submission see:

Deadline for submission of abstracts: Wednesday, 8th November 2017 CET 23:59

The following renowned nursing science researchers are going to present keynotes addressing important aspects of the main conference topics.

Friday, May 4, 2018

– Gabriele Meyer (Germany)

– Jan Hamers (The Netherlands)

Saturday, May 5, 2018

– Helena Leino-Kilpi (Finland)

– Evridiki Papastavrou (Cyprus)


The conference language is English, all speeches, presentations and discussions will be held in English.

Abstracts with a positive evaluation will be published in a scientific content book.


Abba Hotel, Lietzenburger Str. 89, D-10719 Berlin, Germany

Further information are available on:

The conference is funded by the Robert Bosch Foundation.

On behalf of the Organising Committee

Renate Stemmer, Chair of the German Society of Nursing Science