International Conference

Bridging Global Citizenship and Multilingual Competences”

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.

Note: This conference will be held in an eco-friendly way, as a contribution to sustainable living,

in hopes of a positive impact on the environment.

Plenary Speakers

GCMC Speakers and Workshop Leaders

Conference Schedule and Program

The conference will begin on Friday, June 16 at 15:00, starting with a plenary discussion, parallel panels, and then the evening dinner reception. The second day of the conference will take place on Saturday, June 17, from 9:00 to 18:00, including workshops, plenary, and parallel panels. The main conference languages are English and German. Stadt Graz is kindly sponsoring the dinner reception on Friday evening. The coffee breaks and lunch on Saturday are provided by Erasmus+.

Travelling and public transportation

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.

The tickets for the city of Graz (zone 101) are available via the GrazMobil app where you can get tickets for public transport for the whole of Styria. Tickets are also available via the machines in the trams or at different stops around the city, like at the central train station, Hauptplatz or Jakominiplatz. You can purchase them with coins and card. Tickets are available in the online shop of Holding Graz Linien. Important: Please validate your pre-purchased tickets before your journey.

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. The campus is easily reachable on foot, by bus or tram depending on where your accomodation in Graz is. For more detailed information, please check out this info sheet. Important: Accomodation must be taken care of individually by every participant. You can look for affordable options in the attached list provided. The city of Graz also offers plenty of Airbnb apartments as an additional option for your accomodation.