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Welcome the Centre for Research on Bilingualism, Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism
High Court, South Africa, in English, Afrikaans and Xhosa. Photo: Caroline Kerfoot

    Welcome to the Centre for Research on Bilingualism!

    Bilingualism and second language acquisition is one of the leading research areas at Stockholm University. Research at the Centre covers a number of profile areas:

    • Second language acquisition/Swedish as a second language
    • Minority languages, language policy and language ideology in Sweden
    • L1 attrition and reactivation
    • Interpretation (and translation)
    • Transnational multilingualism in developing countries
    • Bilingual development, bilingual school programs, second language teaching, literacy
    • Young people’s language and language use in multilingual context

    At the Centre for Research on Bilingualism, we also offer a wide variety of introductory and advanced courses as well as a full PhD program.

    Illustration av hjärnan med kugghjul i

    Vacancy: Postdoctoral Fellow in Bilingualism Research. Closing date March 6th

    The successful applicant will work in an externally funded project on the compensatory role of declarative memory in grammatical processing among early and late second language learners of Swedish. Centre for Research on Bilingualism, Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism at Stockholm University.

    Pedagogiska priset.

    Who do you think should be given an award for good teaching, 2018? Deadline 15 March

    Do you have an outstanding teacher who should be rewarded for their inspiring teaching? Or if you are a member of staff who has a colleague who makes outstanding efforts in teaching? Just don't hesitate, nominate your teacher for "The Award for Good Teaching – 2018". Nominations can be made until the 15th March.

    Niclas Abrahamsson och Emauel Bylund

    New research poject: A compensatory role for explicit/declarative memory in grammatical processing

    The Centre for Research on Bilingualism has been granted 3 900 000 SEK for the research project A compensatory role for explicit/declarative memory in grammatical processing: a combined latency, ERP, and tDCS study of nativelike second language acquisition