Language and Culture
as a Challenge in Higher Education
April 19th 2018 (Block 1) and May 24th 2018 (Block 2)
State University of Applied Sciences in Nysa (Poland) is kindly inviting applicants from diverse academic fields to participate in a international scientific seminar on language and internationalization issues in higher education including topic areas such as:
- Current challenges in the process of internationalization in higher education.
- Study program solutions for incoming students and course offers for outcoming students and scholars preparing for international mobility.
- Academic writing in English/German and teaching academic writing in (other) foreign languages.
- Transfer of cultural content in humanities.
- Case studies commenting scientific texts from diverse academic fields written in English - updated specific futures of the genre.
- Academic vocabulary in scientific texts - Academic Word List.
- Translation issues of scientific texts.
- Current issues in translation study programs.
- Linguistic competence in foreign languages of students and scholars.
- Current concepts in linguistics (contrastive linguistics) and second language acquisition.
Application fee: 15 EURO (+ 35 EURO publishing fee)
Languages of the session: English/German
Deadline for submission of abstracts is February 28th 2018
Deadline for submission of articles for book publication is July 31st 2018
Feed back for abstracts will be given until 28th of February 2018.
The contributions will be published near the end of 2018 in a Conference Book
Information about the terms of payment:
Recipient: Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa w Nysie
Address: ul. Armii Krajowej 7, 48-300 NYSA, Polen
Bank: PKO BP SA in Opole
Address of the Bank: ul. Krakowska 35, PL-45-950 Opole
Account No.: IBAN PL 5010 20 3714 0000 410 200 12 7415
Payment Title: "Language and Culture as a Challenge in higher Education"
There is a direct train or bus connection to Neisse/Nysa (connections on www.bahn.de or www.pkp.pl ); if necessary, we will arrange a bus transfer from Wroclaw/Breslau to Nysa. By plane you will reach Wroclaw/Breslau from many European Cities. We can arrange a low-priced transfer from there to Nysa.
We advise you to book inexpensive accommodation in the dormitory of the diocese of Nysa (DDF - http://www.ddf.nysa.pl/). There are single or double rooms, all with a bathroom and a toilet. The price for participants of the conference will be 70 Zlotys (about 20 Euros) per person per day, breakfast included. There is no lift in the house. We will arrange the booking if desired. Pease let us know by 30th November 2017 if you would like us to make a reservation for you, because the number of rooms is limited. Bookings will be made in a chronological order. We can also arrange hotel accommodation (prices between 50 and 100 Euros according to hotel standards).
Polish money can be acquired in exchange offices at the airport, at the train stations or in Nysa at cash dispensers.
Contact: External Relations Department & International Cooperation Office, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Program: Language and Culture as a Challenge in Higher Education