This master’s degree in multilingualism and education will give you the opportunity to become both an expert and a researcher in the field of multilingualism.  This unique Master’s program will develop your interest in language learning, language planning and language use in education. You will also acquire skills that will provide the necessary training for a doctorate.

The aim of EMME is to promote excellent teaching and high quality research that inspires both students and faculty. Critical thinking and analytical skills are stimulated in a program that provides key concepts and challenges of multilingualism and education.

As our student you will:

  • Become a specialist at an advanced level in multilingualism and education
  • Acquire the ability to design multilingual educational systems
  • Deeply understand psycholinguistic, sociolinguistic and educational aspects
  • Gain in your capacity to solve problems
  • Develop a stronger critical analytic attitude
  • Be able to implement innovation processes
  • Become a skilful and qualified researcher in the area

The one year long program consists of advanced courses (45 ECTS) and a Master Thesis (15 ECTS). Upon completion of this Master the students are encouraged to continue with a PhD degree. This European Master is organized in collaboration with the University of Groningen (Netherlands).

The Master follows a multilingual policy. The language of instruction of the two compulsory courses is English and optional courses can be in English, Basque or Spanish. Students can communicate and submit their work in any of the three languages.

Dates: Starts in September 2016.

Pre-inscription form: You can fill in this pre-inscription form without any further obligation and send it to Xabier Etxague ( Tel: (+34) 943-018231

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More information at the website of the University of the Basque Country

Grants for this master (only for residents of the Basque Autonomous Community): here (only in Basque and Spanish)

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