3rd International Conference on Multilingualism and Multilingual Education (ICMME19)

March 21-23, 2019

FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences, Bielefeld, Germany



The conference considers all aspects of the linguistic and sociolinguistic competences and practices of bi-/multilingual speakers who cross existing social and linguistic boundaries, adopting or adapting themselves to new and overlapping linguistic spaces. We invite papers in all areas of research in bi-/multilingualism, whether or not linked directly to the overarching conference theme, including, but not limited to, linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, clinical linguistics, education, bi-/multilingual societies.

Topics will include: (multiple) language acquisition and learning (L3, L4, Lx); psycho- and neurolinguistics of multilingualism; translanguaging; early bilingualism and heritage language development; speech processing in bi-/multilinguals; trans/multilingual language use in different contexts; multilingual education; bi-/multiculturalism; bi-/multilingual language policies; literacy in multiple languages (pluriliteracy); intercultural and globalisation issues related to multilingualism; multilingualism in business/economics; multilingualism and digital media; multilingual issues in literature and translation.


Confirmed keynote speakers are:

  • Prof. Elana Shohamy (University of Tel Aviv, Israel)
  • Prof. Raphael Berthele (University of Fribourg, Switzerland)
  • Prof. Peter Auer (University of Freiburg, Germany)

Conference venue: FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences, Department of Social Work, Interaktion 1, 33 619 Bielefeld, GERMANY
More details about the venue will follow shortly: https://www.fh-bielefeld.de


The two categories of proposals are:
individual papers and posters.

Submission is already open and will close on 31 December 2018.
Presenters are requested to submit their abstracts of up to 300 words and include their name, affiliation, email address and 2-3 references in an MS-Word document. All proposals should be sent to: icmme19@gmail.com


The conference website: https://icmme2019.wordpress.com