A short while ago, we asked you on our social media accounts to vote for our Multilingualism master students Guillem Belmar and Sara Pinho as they were competing in the race for the LC Awards 2018. We are very happy to announce that Guillem and Sara won the LC Award in the academic category! Congratulations…
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Guillem Belmar comes from Catalonia and studies Multilingualism at the University of Groningen. We had a chat with him and talked about his motivation to come here and his thoughts on multilingualism in Fryslân. Hi Guillem! Who are you? My name is Guillem Belmar Viernes. I come from Girona, a city in North-East Catalonia. I…
On 23 to 26 April 2018 the Fryske Akademy organised the first Conference on Frisian Humanities in the Municipal Theatre De Harmonie in Leeuwarden. This four-day conference brought together scholars from different disciplines to Ljouwert/Leeuwarden, the capital of the bilingual province Fryslân. The Conference provided a forum for scientific debate concerning language and culture in the Frisian regions, in…
Are you interested in studying minority cultures and multilingualism? Whether you are just starting your research, applying, or have already been accepted, this is the place to start.
THE BENEFITS OF A DEGREE IN MINORITIES & MULTILINGUALISM
Our graduates understand the complexity of the contemporary world. Uniquely interdisciplinary, our programme integrates knowledge across areas such as culture, language, history, politics, sociology and anthropology. Out of the classroom, in-depth immersion experiences engage students in learning hands-on and in the field. Moreover, by graduation, many of our students display superior-level proficiency in at least one language other than English.
The interdisciplinary knowledge, intercultural fluency, and superior language ability that our students acquire make them invaluable to business and social-impact endeavors that span regions and industries. A degree adds to a diversity manager’s ability to negotiate across dividing lines and navigate cultural differences. Ultimately, the degree drives the success of our alumni in life after university.
The University of Groningen provides countless opportunities to meet new people, listen to distinguished lecturers, nourish your talents and become involved with the community and various student organizations while living in one of the most exciting cities in the nation.
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