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Methods in Research on Bilingualism - an Overview (Second Cycle, 7.5 credits)

The course provides advanced knowledge of the main research questions, methods and results in bilingualism research and it seeks to provide advanced knowledge of theory and methodology as well as insights into scientific ways of working in the field of bilingual research.

Bi- and multilingualism are discussed from three perspectives: society, the individual and the purely linguistic perspective. The main research questions, research methods and results are discussed for each of these perspectives. Current debates on bilingualism in society will be illuminated against this background.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    • Instruction consists of lectures and seminars.
    • Attendance of at least 75% of all teaching sessions ismandatory.
    • The language of instruction is English.


    See the syllabus.


    The pdf is in Swedish, but you can search the course by the course code.

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  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
  • Contact

    Study counselling/Course administration – Bilingualism