The IFM Congress benefits from the participation of everyone who has an interesting topic to present. Are you working on a novel research project? Have you conducted interesting case studies?

Then we cordially invite you to participate in the Call for Papers for the IFM Journal and the 17th IFM Congress on the following topics.

New Deadline: April 15, 2024. No submission fee!

ESG and Sustainability

  • Energy transition
  • Best practice and trends in ESG
  • Urban climate improvement
  • Water management incl. grey water usage
  • Sustainability clauses and KPIs for FM contracts
  • ESG reporting examples
  • ESG in existing buildings
  • Energy plus buildings – Green building
  • Decarbonisation 

Digital transformation of RE/FM

  • Holistic data collection and optimisation of operation and energy consumption
  • Use of emerging technologies like Robotics, AI
  • IT support within RE/FM
  • Cyber Security within FM

Workplace Management

  • Hybrid vs. traditional Office
  • Future of workplace
  • Lighthouse projects for successful collaboration

Future trends in Facility Management
Innovative FM business models

Submissions should be in German or English.
If your submission is accepted, you will have the opportunity to present your paper at the 17th IFM Congress on 22 November 2024.

[Translate to English:] Titelseite des Journal für FM

Journal für Facility Management

e-ISSN 2520-5404

ISSN 2415-1858

Listed in DOAJ-Index

You can find more information here: Call for Papers 2024, opens a file in a new window
You can find the format template for your paper here: Guideline, opens a file in a new window

If you have any questions, please contact us at We look forward to receiving your submissions!

Timeline Call for papers

March 31st 2024

Submission deadline: Abstracts

April 15, 2024

Updated deadline!

May 2024

Notification of acceptance or rejection of your abstract

June 3rd, 2024

Submission deadline: Full papers

July 2024

Final acceptance or rejection of the papers

September 2nd 2024

Submission deadline: Corrected papers

October 28th 2024

Submission deadline: Presentation slides

November 21-22 2024

17th IFM Congress at TU Wien