17th Association of University Language Centres Conference 2016

07/01/2016 - 08/01/2016, All Day

Cardiff University’s School of Modern Languages are hosting the 17th Association of University Language Centres international conference. This is a prestigious and international annual event where language learning and teaching specialists and practitioners meet and discuss latest developments in this area.

This year’s conference will be held at the Millennium Stadium. The evening meal will take place on Thursday 7th January at Ffresh restaurant in the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay.


Registration is now closed.

Keynote speakers & plenary sessions

Professor Diarmait Mac giolla chriost from Cardiff University, Wales
Welsh Language Policy and Multicultural Wales

Dr. Kevin Haines from University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Opportunities and Challenges in the Multilingual and Multicultural Learning Space: Principles and Practices 

Dr. Peter Tischer from Universität des Saarlandes, Germany
Beyond Accepted Standards – The German UNIcert Language Certificate for University Students


The theme of the conference is shaping a multilingual society and the sub-themes are:

  • National policies
  • Minority languages
  • Lesser-taught languages
  • Bilingualism
  • Accessibility
  • Benchmarking
  • Accountability
  • Using the Common European Framework of Reference

The call for papers is now closed.

How to get to the venue

The Millennium Stadium is in Cardiff city centre and is easily accessible by car or public transport.

Hotel information

There are several hotels near the venue which have a negotiated rate.

Please refer to the programme for information regarding timings.


Thank you to all the sponsors for supporting the conference.

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