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Theveli 2018

International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research

New Horizons in Higher Education: Synergies, Innovation and Development

12th to 13th August 2018

Male’ Maldives



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We are pleased to announce our upcoming International Conference “Theveli 2018”, which is to be held on the 12th to 13th August 2018. Theveli is a multidisciplinary research conference and the theme for this year is “New Horizons in Higher Education: Synergies, Innovation and Development“.


The meaning of the Dhivehi word, “Theveli” is, the sun’s rays that are spread on the sea when the sun or moon rises and sets. WE, THE MALDIVES NATIONAL UNIVERSITY acts as the platform which will spread the light rays of knowledge throughout the nation, the region and the whole world. Our aim is to bring to together the best brains from all over the world and disseminate their priceless knowledge via this conference.


Hence, we look forward for your participation in our annual event. We also kindly request you to share this information with your friends, colleagues and students, encouraging them to participate and present research papers on the proposed theme of Theveli 2018.


Conference Sub Themes

Education, Employment and Poverty Reduction

Medicine, Nursing, Health and Nutrition

Social and Behavioural Science and Psychology

Politics, and Policy

Sharia’h, Law and Islamic Studies

Business, Management, Finance and Governance

Tourism and Hospitality

Architecture and Built Environment

Science and Environment

Engineering, Computer Science and Technology

History, Language, Art and Culture

Media and Communication,



Important Dates

Abstract submission:15th June

Abstract acceptance: 15th July

Registration: 6th August

Conference commencement: 12th– 13th August


Language Instruction Please submit abstracts in English, Dhivehi or Arabic

Abstract Submission Guideline: Please refer to:


Publication of Abstracts and Papers Accepted abstracts will be published in the conference documentation. Full papers should be prepared for presentation at the conference and they will be considered for publication in our journal Maldives National

Journal of Research (MNJR) after its double-blind review process. If you wish your paper to be considered for publication in our journal, please indicate this at the time of submission.

Registration Fees

Registration fee (International participants):                                    US  75.00

Registration fee (locals):                                                                  MVR 500.00

Special Category

MNU Staff:                                                                                       MVR 300.00

Students:                                                                                         MVR 200.00



Registration Fees Include

Admission to the welcome ceremony

Admission to all presentation sessions

Conference materials

Conference program and book of abstracts

Lunch Coffee/tea during the breaks


Click the link below for abstract submission