• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    200
    Tuition (Semester)
    200
    Tuition (Semester)
  • English, French, German
    Language
The subject of the Academic Master In Learning and Communication in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts from the University of Luxembourg is the study of multilingualism and multiculturalism and the issues raised by these themes in a society which is today characterized more and more by mobility, migration and diversity.

About

The Master In Learning and Communication in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts from the University of Luxembourg focuses on issues of linguistic and cultural diversity which arise among other things in the fields of education, communication and in different institutional and professional contexts. In courses and seminars, multilingualism is likewise an integral part of the forms of exchange between the students. In the philosophy of the programme, multilingualism is considered to be of added value in the building of knowledge.

At scientific level, the programme:
  • aims to familiarize students with scientific literature dealing with multilingualism and multiculturalism in fields such as sociolinguistics, applied linguistics, education, epistemology, sociology, digital literacy, etc.
  • aims to develop students’ detailed knowledge of the necessary methodological tools, with special emphasis on qualitative research in these areas
  • aims to develop students’ independent research competences
  • aims to accompany the thought processes necessary for students to act as responsible members of society, in connection with issues of multilingualism and multiculturalism

Programme Highlights

  • International Symposium in a Partner University;
  • Master Class with renown international experts;
  • Workplace training through short-term internship;
  • Multilingual and multicultural staff and students;
  • Connections to the public and private sector, including European Institutions

Career opportunities

Academic careers

The MA programme also prepares students for further PhD studies in disciplines such as sociolinguistics, education, anthropology or sociology.

Careers beyond the academic world

The Master is an interdisciplinary programme that will open up career possibilites in domains such as education, journalism, new media, cultural and diversity management, cultural mediation, business and professional communication, tourism, translation, etc.

Programme Structure

The programme is organised around different kinds of activities (courses, workshops, symposia, seminars) requiring hands-on involvement from the students, and includes personalized mentoring. It is research-centered and focuses on empiricial projects within the field of multilingualism and multiculturalism. 

Courses include:

  • Digital Technologies, Identity and Migration 
  • Language and Identity: an Introduction to Luxembourg's Sociolinguistic Situation 
  • Digital Diasporas: Migration, Multilingual Communities and the Media 
  • Collaborative Research Approaches in Multilingual (school) Contexts 
  • Promoting Childhood Bilingualism at Home and at School 
  • Chinese Language - Beginner Course 
  • We are all Publishers 
  • Presentation skills - multilingual 
  • Language, Work and the Neoliberal Economy 
For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 48 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in French
    • Partially taught in German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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Academic Requirements

Candidates are expected to have an excellent BA degree in educational or social sciences, psychology or any (inter-)disciplinary field related to education, learning, language studies or socio-cultural issues.

  • Students' English  need to be functional for academic use (reading, discussing, writing).
  • Either French or German is required as a second working language.
*The application includes a letter of motivation of 2 pages.

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • EUR 200 International
  • EUR 200 EU/EEA

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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