Bridging Global Citizenship and Multilingual Competences Conference

Graz, 16-17 June 2023

Location (in-person only):
Heinrichstraße 36, 8010 Graz, Austria

16-17 June, 2023


About the Conference

This conference is organised as part of the “Global Citizenship and Multilingual Competences (GCMC)” Erasmus+ project. It aims to bring together teachers, teacher educators, students, scholars, and researchers to present on and critically discuss topics that bridge global citizenship and multilingual competences in different subjects and languages.

Plenary Speakers

GCMC Speakers and Workshop Leaders

Call for Papers

We invite contributions that include but are not limited to: 

  • Global citizenship education (GCE)
  • Life skills in education
  • Transversal competences
  • UNESCO Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in education
  • Multilingualism
  • Multilingual competences in the classroom

Important Dates and Information

The main conference languages are English and German. We welcome abstract submissions in the following languages, which represent those held by the advisory board and conference organisers: English, German, Dutch, Frisian, and Italian. If presenters choose to present in one of those languages, it would be appreciated if the presentation in person could be complemented by a PowerPoint or a handout in English or German.

  • Publication of the Call for Papers (October 2022-tbc)
  • Submission Deadline (16th December 2022)
  • Notification of Acceptance (End of January 2023)
  • Participation is free of charge

Conference Programme

To be announced

Travelling to Graz

Make sure to check out the Austrian Federal Railway System (ÖBB) for your respective train connections and schedules. You can also have a look at Flixbus if you prefer travelling by bus. If you are travelling by plane, and landing either at the airport of Graz, or the one in Vienna, please make sure to check in advance the bus or train connections to the city of Graz.

Venue and Accomodation in Graz

The conference will take place at the Institute of English Studies in Heinrichstraße 36, on the campus of the University of Graz.

More information to be added