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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

Reclaiming History and Politics in the Study of Language in Society

23.10.2017 - 09:00 to 25.10.2017 - 18:00
Muntelier FR

Fall School with

Beatriz Lorente (University of Bern/Fribourg)
Jackie Urla (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
José del Valle (CUNY Graduate Center)

Chair: Alexandre Duchêne (University of Fribourg)

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