Bilingualism Matters Luxembourg

Background

Bilingualism Matters opened in Luxembourg on 5th March 2021. The branch is hosted by the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences at the University of Luxembourg.

Objectives

  • Generate high-quality research in the field of multilingualism in a range of disciplines and across disciplines
  • Provide scientific knowledge, information and advice to teachers, educators, university lecturers, parents, health and other professionals, managers in multilingual organizations, researchers, as well as policy-makers
  • Inform attitudes towards multilingualism of parents and professionals in education and public sectors (e.g. the health sector)
  • Promote multilingual education at home as well as in formal and non-formal education sectors
  • Facilitate the creation of materials to support the development of multiple languages and literacies in a range of contexts
  • Raise awareness of the role of multilingualism and multiculturalism in teaching and learning as well as administration at the University of Luxembourg
  • Raise the visibility of researchers working in the field of multilingualism at the University of Luxembourg

Get in touch

Visit the website of the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
BM Luxembourg website and social media coming soon
Email: claudine.kirsch@uni.lu

The Luxembourg Team

Claudine Kirsch

Associate Professor; Vice-head of the Institute for Research on Multilingualism; Branch Director

Research areas include language learning and teaching, multilingualism, multiliteracies, early childhood, family language policies, and collaboration between parents and educators.

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Claudine Kirsch

Claudine Kirsch

Associate Professor; Vice-head of the Institute for Research on Multilingualism; Branch Director