Call: General Online Research 2023

Calls for Submission,

Call for Papers (abstracts): General Online Research 2023                                    

(GOR 23,

When:  20–22 September 2023

Where: University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany

  • Until 31 March 2023: abstract submissions for tracks A, B, C
  • Until 30 April 2023: abstract submissions for GOR Thesis Award 2023 competition and GOR Best Practice Award 2023 competition
  • Until 31 May 2023: abstract submissions for posters and GOR Poster Award 2023 competition

Main topics: Online and Mobile Web Surveys, Data Science, Big Data, Smart Data, Political Research, Public Opinion, Political Online Communication, Online Market Research

GOR is organized by the German Society for Online Research (DGOF, since 1997. Each year more than 300 participants attend the conference to discuss current developments in online research and best practices for their work in industry and academia. With more than 100 presentations addressing various subtopics of online research, GOR provides intensive training and networking opportunities.

Partner and Co-Organizer: University of Kassel, Prof. Dr. Bettina Langfeldt

Please find the detailed call at 

Conference Topics

This year’s conference seeks submissions in:

  • Survey Research: Advancements in Online and Mobile Web Surveys (Track A)
  • Data Science: From Big Data to Smart Data (Track B)
  • Politics, Public Opinion, and Communication (Track C)

The programme committee invites presenters from industry, academia, official statistics, government agencies, and other sectors to submit their work for presentation. Submissions will be accepted based on a double-blind peer review process.

Submission Types

  1. Survey Research: Advancements in Online and Mobile Web Surveys (Track A)
  2. Data Science: From Big Data to Smart Data (Track B)
  3. Politics, Public Opinion and Communication (Track C)
  4. Best Practice Presentations (including the GOR Best Practice Award 2023 competition)
  5. Posters (including the GOR Poster Award 2023 competition)
  6. Thesis Presentations (including the GOR Thesis Award 2023 competition)


  • 31 March 2023: Deadline for abstract submissions for Tracks A – C
  • 30 April 2023: Deadline for abstract submissions for GOR Best Practice Award 2023, GOR Thesis Award 2023 and the Track D Session “Innovation in Practice”
  • 31 May 2023: Deadline for Poster submissions (incl. GOR Poster Award 2023) and presenting author registration (usually the first author)
  • 15 June 2023: Deadline for early bird registration & for poster presenters registration (usually the first author)

Submission Format and Submission Procedure

The official conference language is English. Abstracts should be submitted online to one of the tracks via

The abstract can be up to 350 words. Abstracts will be peer-reviewed with respect to the quality of each of the four paragraphs in the abstract.

Template for abstract submission:

Relevance & Research Question: ---your text here---

Methods & Data: ---your text here---

Results: ---your text here---

Added Value: ---your text here---

Please use the above template for your abstract submission (one paragraph for each criterion and include the keywords at the beginning of each paragraph). Incomplete abstracts with respect to the formal criteria above are likely to be rejected. 

Contact Details

Conference website, abstract submission, workshops:


February 2023