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Bremen AKS Research Award for Academic Work Investigating the Learning and Teaching of Foreign Languages in Higher Education Institutions

News from Jul 23, 2014


The AKS Bremen Research Award for academic work investigating the teaching and learning of foreign languages at higher educational institutions will be presented for the third time at the Bremen Symposion on February 20, 2015. The prize is worth €1000, and for non-published papers, includes the free publication of the winning paper in the „Fremdsprachen in Lehre und Forschung“ (FLF) series by the AKS publishing house.
The prize will be jointly presented by the Fremdsprachenzentrum der Hochschulen im Land Bremen (FZHB), the Arbeitskreis der Sprachenzentren in Deutschland (AKS) and the viadrina sprachen gmbh.
The award acknowledges outstanding research in the field of foreign language learning and teaching by junior researchers. The papers, demonstrating both a basis in scientific research as well as relevance in practice, shall introduce innovative impulses for the analysis, monitoring or management of foreign language learning and teaching processes in autonomous or classroom learning contexts in higher education or comparable institutions.
PhD theses or comparable academic papers written at European universities may be submitted for consideration. The papers may be unpublished or published; however, the date of publication must not be more than three years ago.


Five printed copies of the paper, in German or English, shall be submitted by post to:

Fremdsprachenzentrum der Hochschulen im Land Bremen
Universität Bremen
Dr. Bärbel Kühn
Postfach 33 04 40
28334 Bremen

E-mail: bkuehn@uni-bremen.de

Please submit the following information:

  • Title
  • Short abstract / synopsis (max. 1 page)
  • The applicant’s CV
  • At least one expert opinion by a full-time academic expert (e.g. the PhD thesis supervisor)
  • Address and contact details

Submission deadline: 31 December 2014

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