GCA Bengaluru 2015 Conference

GCA Berlin 2015 Conference

GCA Mysuru 2016 Conference

16th Global Communication Association International Conference

Durban 2020

Conference venue

The conference will be held at Durban University of Technology in Durban, South Africa.

GCA Athens 2019 Conference

16th Global Communication Association International Conference, Durban 2020

Perspectives on Africa Media and Communication

​Hosted by the Durban University of Technology and supported by the University of Kwasulu-Natal, Mangosuthu University of Technology and University of Zululand, the Global Communication Association invites you to submit your abstracts for the 16th annual convention to be held in Durban, South Africa from June 10 – 12, 2020
The GCA invites research papers exploring any aspect of issues related to the theme of the conference, including the following broad topics:


  • African media and communication methodologies, theories, and perspectives
  • Media and their impact on public opinion
  • The evolving modes of teaching and learning
  • New communication technologies, the Internet, and social media
  • Intercultural communication
  • News and information flow


​For more details, please visit: https://www.globalcomassociation.com/durban-2020.html 


About GCA

Established in 2007, the Global Communication Association (GCA) is a not-for-profit professional body intended to promote academic research and collaboration in a wide range of topics related to mass media, journalism, public relations, advertising, social media, broadcasting, cultural studies, political communication, new media technologies, and intercultural communication studies. Through its conferences, GCA facilitates joint projects, networking, and research opportunities among scholars and students. More importantly, GCA provides an eclectic international platform for scholars, researchers, corporate executives, communication specialists, policymakers, bureaucrats, political leaders, public relations practitioners and co-related industry professionals to meet, interact and generate new ideas for discussion and public dissemination; thereby, enriching the field of global communication. 

 In the past, GCA conferences have been successfully organized in many countries such as China, Oman, India, Poland, Malaysia, Zambia, Canada, Russia, Germany, United States, Spain, and Greece. Popular and well-established universities in these countries including Shanghai University, Sultan Qaboos University, Manipal University Manipal, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin and The Pontifical University of John Paul II, Asia Pacific University College of Technology & Innovation, Media Institute of Southern Africa, St. Paul University, Pyatigorsk  State Linguistic University, Christ University, Stuttgart Media University, University of Mysore, High Point University, Elon University, North Carolina A&T State University, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Winston-Salem State University, Rey Juan Carlos University, The American College of Greece and Manipal University Jaipur have hosted or co-hosted the past GCA conferences for over a decade.


Glimpses from the recent-past Global Communication Association (GCA) International conferences
In the past, GCA conferences have been successfully organized in many other countries across different geographies such as China, Oman, India, Poland, Malaysia, Zambia, Canada, Russia, Germany, USA and most recently, in Spain. Popular and well-established universities in these countries such as Shanghai University, Sultan Qaboos University, Manipal University, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin and The Pontifical University of John Paul II, Asia Pacific University College of Technology & Innovation, Media Institute of Southern Africa, St. Paul University, Pyatigorsk  State Linguistic University, Christ University, Stuttgart Media University, University of Mysore, High Point University, Elon University, North Carolina A&T State University, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Winston-Salem State University, Mazoon University College – Oman, Rey Juan Carlos University respectively have hosted as academic partners, the past GCA conferences in the last one decade. 

GCA Madrid 2018 Conference