The EPICUR European University is delighted to invite you to participate in the EPICUR blended Multilingualism Event that will be held on October 15th 2020, from 2pm to 4:30pm.
A blended event hosted by the University of Amsterdam. A limited number of people will be able to participate physically in Amsterdam and everything will be live broadcasted online allowing everyone to participate virtually.
This event focuses on one of EPICUR’s core theme: multilingualism.
It will touch upon topics such as linguistic diversity, language policies and inclusive governance.
During the event, we will discuss linguistic diversity at European Higher Education institutions and showcase good practices in developing institutional language policies and facilitating inclusive governance within European Higher Education.
Moreover, the EPICUR Statement on Multilingualism will be officially presented and signed by all EPICUR rectors and presidents, underpinning EPICUR’s commitment to multilingualism and the importance of safeguarding European linguistic diversity.
- Introduction and Welcome President Deneken (University of Strasbourg)
- Official launch of The EPICUR Statement on Multilingualism
- EPICUR and the European Education Area: comments by the European Commission (t.b.c.)
- Panel discussion: The importance of Multilingualism at European Higher Education Institutions
It will be possible to take part in the discussion via the interactive livestream
The event is free and you can sign up for it here.