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Doctoral programme "Multlingualism: acquisition, education and society"

Objectives

It is the aim of this programme to offer academic support as well as substantial and attractive input for doctoral students in multilingualism research.

1. General academic training in multilingualism research at the doctoral level
2. Specific training in one of the three areas of specialisation:

  • Language acquisition / usage and multilingualism (psycholinguistics)
  • Language learning / teaching and multilingualism (applied linguistics)
  • Society and multilingualism (sociolinguistics)

3. Training in research methods and as a researcher in multilingualism
4. Forming of research networks with other doctoral students (academic socialisation)

Structure 

The programme consists of three modules:

Module A: General academic training

  • 1 workshop of 2 days every 2 years.

Module B: Thematic specialisation

  • 1 workshop of 2 days every year for each area of specialisation.
  • 1 Winter School (residential) for each area of specialisation every 3 years.

Module C: Soft Skills / Basic competences

  • Relevant courses are offered by the University of Fribourg. (The doctoral programme will not be able to cover any fees.)

Collaboration

The doctoral programme is carried out in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Language and Society of the University of Bern.

Events

Defining and Operationalizing Constructs in (Applied) Linguistics: the case of CAF

24.05.2018 - 13:00 to 25.05.2018 - 12:30
Institute of Multilingualism

PhD Workshop with:

Prof. Dr. Alex Housen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Chair: Prof. Raphael Berthele, University of Fribourg

Where: Institute of Multilingualism, Rue de Morat 24, 1700 Fribourg, room K1.03 

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The making of a Glottopolitical Research Project

17.05.2018 -
09:00 to 16:00
University of Fribourg, Institute of Multilingualism

PhD Workshop with:

- Prof. Dr. José del Valle, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

- Chair: Prof. Alexandre Duchêne, University of Fribourg 

Where: Institute of Multilingualism, Rue de Morat 24, 1700 Fribourg

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Acquisition of French and German as Foreign Languages in school contexts: Theoretical and Methodological issues

26.04.2018 - 08:00 to 27.04.2018 - 17:00
Institute of Multilingualism

PhD Workshop with:

  • Jonas GRANFELDT, prof. de linguistique française, université de Lund, Suède
  • Susan SAYEHLI, maître de conférence en bilinguisme, université de Stockholm, Suède
  • Malin ÅGREN, maître de conférence HDR en linguistique française, université de Lund, Suède

Where: Institute of Multilingualism, Rue de Morat 24, 1700 Fribourg

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