PhD studies

PhD programme

The Centre for Research on Bilingualism offers a full PhD programme in bilingualism. The duration of the program is four years, which corresponds to eight semesters of full-time studies. The program is dedicated to graduate course reading and dissertation work.

For PhD Students Autumn '18: Bilingualism in Society, 7,5 hp

This course looks at bilingualism and multilingualism from a societal point of view. Topics that will be discussed include language attitudes, language ideology, language politics and planning in different societies and historical eras, the relation between majority and minority languages, as well as language status and domains of use. Intercultural communication within different domains in society will also be discussed, with particular focus on language use in the workplace.

For PhD Students Spring '19: Methods in Research on Bilingualism – an Overview, Second Cycle, 7.5 cr

The course provides advanced knowledge of the main research questions, methods and results in bilingualism research. The course seeks to provide the students with advanced knowledge of theory and methodology as well as insights into scientific ways of working in the field of bilingual research.


Director of PhD studies

José Alemán Bañón
Room: D 355
Phone: +46 8 16 34 73


Reference library: Patric Klagsbrun Lebenswerd

Archives: Ulrika Djärv

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