The 12th International Conference on Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia
15-17 September 2022
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Call for Papers

The 12th International Conference on Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism will be held at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia, on September 15-17, 2022. For the first time, the conference will be preceded by a doctoral workshop on September 14, 2022.

Keynote speakers

Danuta Gabryś-Barker, University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland)
Jason Rothman, University of Tromsø (Norway) & Universidad Nebrija (Spain)
Lidija Cvikić, University of Zagreb (Croatia)

We welcome original and previously unpublished papers on research in all areas of multilingualism and the acquisition or use of three or more languages. The language of the conference is predominantly English, but contributions in other languages will also be considered.

The call for papers opens on November 2, 2021, and closes on December 5, 2021.
DEADLINE EXTENDED until January 10, 2022.

Types of presentations and abstract submission

We welcome abstracts in three categories: individual papers in parallel sessions, posters and doctoral student workshops.

Individual papers will be allotted 30 minutes: 20 minutes for the presentation and 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

Posters will be displayed for the duration of the conference with alloted poster session time.

The doctoral student workshop is intended to serve as a platform for discussions of ongoing PhD research, and for obtaining feedback from senior researchers (discussants) and other scholars. Doctoral student papers will be assigned 30 minutes: 15 minutes for the presentation and 15 minutes for the discussion. Doctoral students, whose proposals are accepted, are required to send their abstracts, presentation and specific questions to the discussant before the conference (deadline TBA). The doctoral workshop will take place on September 14th in the afternoon.

Abstracts for individual papers and posters should be sent in English or in the language of presentation, accompanied by an English translation. The abstracts should be submitted no later than January 10, 2022 via conference e-mail: (subject line: IAM2022 NOVEMBER CALL). Abstracts should contain max. 300 words, excluding title and references. Please use Arial or Times New Roman, 12 pt, single spacing. Please note that each participant can appear as the first author (and presenter) of one presentation only.

All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by the scientific committee and evaluated in terms of the quality of content, clarity, contribution to the field and thematic relevance.

Notifications of acceptance will be sent before February 10, 2022.

Looking forward to seeing you in Zagreb!

Organising Committee
Stela Letica Krevelj
Jasenka Čengić
Renata Geld
Marina Grubišić
Mateusz-Milan Stanojević

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