European Survey on the Place of Family Languages at School

04-26-2021 at 10:32 AM

The RECOLANG team (Resources for assessing the home language competences of migrant pupils) is carrying out a European survey on the place of family languages at school, particularly within different education programmes or curricula involving migrant adolescents aged 11-18.

This survey focuses on the practices of assessing home language skills and their role in different European education systems. More detailed information on the survey can be found below.

Linguistic, Educational, and Intercultural Research 2021

04-21-2021 at 10:26 AM

The Arqus European University Alliance, Leipzig University (Germany) and The Institute of Foreign Languages Faculty of Philology, Vilnius University (Lithuania) invites you to the 8th International scientific conference “Linguistic, Educational, and Intercultural Research 2021”, October 21-22, 2021. The conference will be held online.

Call for papers


  • Linguistic Research: Cognitive Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Pragmatics, Corpus Linguistics, Lexicology, Meta-lexicography, Discourse studies/ Language in the Media, Public and other Types of Discourse
  • Language Teaching and Learning: Language Acquisition, Language Testing and Assessment, Language Teacher Education, Language Teaching Methodology
  • Innovation in Language Teaching and Learning: Online Language Teaching and Testing, Language Curriculum Development and Syllabus Design
  • Language Policy: Multilingualism, Languages and Rights, Minority and Regional Languages
  • Intercultural Education and Research
  • Literary Research

Sustainable Multilingualism 2021

03-16-2021 at 10:46 AM

The Institute of Foreign Languages of Vytautas Magnus University (VMU IFL), in cooperation with the Language Teachers’ Association of Lithuania, organizes the 6th International Scientific Conference “Sustainable Multilingualism” (Lith. Darnioji daugiakalbystė). The Conference will be held online on June 4-5, 2021. Abstracts are submitted by April 1.


11-26-2020 at 10:34 AM

The year of 2020 will be remembered for many reasons, the memories won‘t be all sweet….

But for the members of the Last Friday Reading Club, which has just marked its 1st anniversary,  this year is the year of „turning a new page“,  both figuratively and directly.

Set up last November, the Club has grown into a unique team of readers:  each with her own tastes and preferences, her own perceptions and visions, and all together – a joyful source of spiritual and professional growth.

Educational, Linguistic, and Media Discourses

11-18-2020 at 1:18 PM

This book presents a collection of research papers from both experienced and emerging scholars, some of whom presented their work at the international conference ‘Language Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century: Linguistic, Educational and Intercultural Aspects’ held in June 2018 and organised by the Institute of Foreign Languages of the Faculty of Philology of Vilnius University, the FIPLV Nordic-Baltic Region, and the Language Teachers’ Association of Lithuania. The book consists of three parts, the first being devoted to language teaching and teacher education. The second section explores literary and cultural issues, while the third part encompasses linguistic and media discourse studies.