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Campus Europae

Author(s): Krzysztof Kaluzny updated and revised by Bernd Justin Jütte (March 2010)
Institution/Organisation: Campus Europae (LU)

The European University Foundation Ð Campus Europae (EUF) is a network of  European universities, that strive toward enhancing student exchange among the members of the network. To achieve this goal, the Campus Europae exchange program (CE) has created an infrastructure that not only smoothens ...

Motivating language learners through certification: the French

Author(s): Daniel Toudic
Institution/Organisation: Université Rennes 2 (FR)

This case study looks at a national HE language certification scheme now being implemented at a number of French universities. The Certificat de langues de l'enseignement supérieur or "CLES" is a CEFR-based certificate designed to test five areas of language competence (aural comprehension, ...

University of Bristol – Language Gateways into the Professions: French for students of Aerospace and Avionic Engineering

Author(s): Teresa Birks
Institution/Organisation: CILT, the National Centre for Languages (UK)

Four British Universities, Bristol, Loughborough, Kingston and Salford, designed and piloted language modules linked to Engineering and Built Environment Degrees.  Within each University, a language expert work closely with a vocational expert to design the modules in consultation with employers ...

Language Centre of the University of Vienna

Author(s): Sonja Winklbauer
Institution/Organisation: Language Centre of the University of Vienna (AT)

The present Case Study focuses on the following activities and accomplishments of the Language Centre of the University of Vienna (Sprachenzentrum der Universität Wien,, founded in 2001, the European Year of Languages:   high-quality language education to students, ...

Renewal programme for language teaching at the Université Charles-de-Gaulle-Lille3

Author(s): Martine Benoit
Institution/Organisation: Université Charles-de-Gaulle-Lille3 (FR)

The University of Lille3 has had a Director of Language Policy for a number of years. With the changes in the presidential team made in 2006, a new policy regarding Languages for Specialists of Other Disciplines (LANSAD) at all levels of university studies (Degree, Masters, Doctorate), was ...

IoT Languages Strategy Network

Author(s): Kristin Brogan, Riana Walsh
Institution/Organisation: Institute of Technology Tralee (IE)

What is the IoT Languages Strategy Network?   This is an initiative by IoT language lecturers and builds on existing language expertise within the IoT sector. Our initial focus is to create awareness of Good Practice and to promote language learning by designing and adopting internal Language ...

Island voices: The use of videos to motivate language learning in the Hebrides (Scotland)

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: College Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Sleat (UK)

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig is a college of further and higher education situated on the Island of Skye in the Scottish Hebrides where all tuition and the running of the college is carried out in Scottish Gaelic. Its aim is to change the pattern of decline of the area through education, employment and ...

EILC Courses at University for Foreigners of Siena

Author(s): Carla Bagna, Francesca Gallina
Institution/Organisation: University for Foreigners of Siena (IT)


Independent Language Learning Courses

Author(s): Steffen Skowronek
Institution/Organisation: University of Potsdam (DE)


Centre for Excellence in Multimedia Language Learning

Author(s): Karin Duffner, Elisabeth Lillie, Gregory Toner
Institution/Organisation: University of Ulster (UK)

The Centre for Excellence in Multimedia Language Learning (CEMLL) at the University of Ulster is a five-year project, funded by DELNI (Department for Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland), to explore the pedagogical effectiveness of multimedia language labs. A core team are engaged in ...