English-medium instruction in Europe

Brussels, 4 December 2014

Programme

Wednesday 3 December 2014

19.00

Seminar dinner

Thursday 4 December 2014

09.15

Welcome and introduction
Irina Ferencz, Policy Officer, ACA (Brussels, Belgium)

09.30

Reaching out to the world: but in which language(s)?
Adrian Veale, DG EAC, European Commission (Brussels, Belgium)

10.40

The European map of English-taught programmes in 2014: Results of a new ACA study.
Bernd Wächter, Director, ACA (Brussels, Belgium)

11.00

Coffee break

11.30

The challenges of teaching and learning trough English - and some solutions from the IntlUni project
Karen M Lauridsen, Lektor, Aarhus University (Aarhus, Denmark)

12.10

Certifying the quality of EMI at Universität Freiburg
Janina Cünnen, Head of Administration, Universität Freiburg (Freiburg, Germany)

12.50

Lunch

13.50

Training teachers for EMI at the University Libre de Bruxelles
Marjorie Ceustermans, Université Libre de Bruxelles (Brussels, Belgium)

14.30

How to market EMI to foreign students
Jessica Winters, Coordinator Marketing, University of Groningen (Groningen, The Netherlands)

15.10

Coffee break

15.30

Imprisoned in English? How to encourage EMI students to learn the local language. An example of good practice.
N.N. (tbc)

16.10

The use of English in teaching and research: linguistic injustice and colonialism?
Ulrich Ammon, Professor German linguistics, Universität Duisburg - Essen (Duisburg, Germany)

16.40

What we learned from this exercise?
A surprise