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Published on Wednesday, February 01, 2017


The conference aims at bringing together scholars and language education professionals to share their research insights and discuss the issues relevant to the development of individual and societal multilingualism, including language policy, linguistic human rights, and language education in higher education.


Conference topics

Submissions are welcome in (but not limited to) the following areas:

  • Language policy
  • Less widely taught languages
  • Issues in minority language education
  • Language teaching methodology in multilingual and multicultural environment
  • Cultural challenges
  • Challenges for Identity
  • Multilingualism for business and in business
  • Multilingualism and educational mobility
  • Non-formal and informal development of plurilingual competence
  • Innovations in language education
  • Content and Language Integrated Learning
  • Literature and multilingualism
  • Issues in translation in multilingual environment

Submission guidelines

You are invited to contribute and submit your abstracts in both formats:

  • In person: oral or poster presentations
  • Virtually: if you cannot attend in person

Registration and abstract submission open: 1 November, 2016

Deadline for registration and abstract submission: 1 mars, 2017

Notification of acceptance: 7 February, 2017

Conference language is English.

Parallel sessions will be held in English, Lithuanian, German, French and Russian.


The selected papers will be published in the international scientific journal Sustainable Multilingualism (, indexed in MLA, C.E.E.O.L., Google Scholar.

As of 2017, Sustainable Multilingualism will be published by De Gryuter Open.

Print copy: ISSN 2335-2019. Online copy: ISSN 2335-2027

Journal website:

Authors of accepted conference contributions may submit their full papers to be considered for publication in Sustainable Multilingualism, 10/2017.

Deadline for manuscript submissions is 1 April, 2017.

Scientific Committee

  • Nemira Mačianskienė, Vytautas Magnus University, Chair of the Conference
  • Vilma Bijeikienė, Vytautas Magnus University
  • Asta Balčiūnaitienė, Vytautas Magnus University
  • Anne-Marie Barrault-Méthy, University of Bordeaux, France
  • Beatrice Boufoy-Bastick, West Indies University, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Servet Çelik, Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey
  • Aurelija Daukšaitė, Vytautas Magnus University
  • Kenan Dikilitaş, Bahcesehir University, Turkey
  • Roma Kriaučiūnienė, Vilnius University
  • Ulrike Kurth, Westfalen-Kolleg Paderborn, Germany
  • Irena Miklaševič, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
  • Javier Martos Ramos, University of Sevilla, Spain
  • Alida Samusevica, Liepaja University, Latvia

Organizing Committee

  • Vytautas Magnus University
  • Jūratė Andriuškevičienė
  • Edita Bartnikaitė
  • Jovita Daukšytė
  • Gintarė Gelūnaitė-Malinauskienė
  • Aušra jankauskaitė
  • Daina Kazlauskaitė
  • Vitalija Lanza
  • Sigitas Lūžys
  • Almantė Meškauskienė
  • Daiva Pundziuvienė
  • Martynas Prūsaitis
  • Jurgita Šerniūtė
  • Žieda Tamašauskaitė
  • Vigilija Žiūraitė



  • Institute of Foreign Languages - K. Donelaičio street 52-603
    Kaunas, Lithuania


  • Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Attached files


  • multilingualism, language policy, CLIL, translation, plurilingualism, Baltic studies, teaching

Information source

  • Anne-Marie Barrault-Méthy
    courriel : ammethy [at] u-bordeaux [dot] fr


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