Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism

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    About us and what we do

    At the Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism at Stockholm University we are approxinmately 160 staff members doing research on and teaching in the subjects Swedish, Scandinavian languages, Swedish as a second language, Swedish as a Foreign Language, Interpreting and Translation Studies, Bilingualism and second language acquisition for about 3,500 students every year. We offer Bachelor's programmes and Master's programmes, and approximately 70 courses each semester.

    Vacancy: PhD student in Bilingualism. Closing date 15 Oct.

    The Centre for Research on Bilingualism announces 1 place in the PhD program in Bilingualism, with a specialization toward psycholinguistic/structural/neurocognitive aspects of bilingualism. The ideal candidate will share an interest in the range of research topics and methodologies that represent the Centre’s expertise (within psycho-/neurolinguistic approaches to research in Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism).

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    8th Media for All International Conference

    The Institute for Interpreting and Translation Studies at the Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism at Stockholm University is proud to announce the 8th Media for All conference – Complex Understandings on June 17–19, 2019.

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    Conference coming up: M4A8

    Our research

    Current research in the Swedish Language/Scandinavian Language unit largely fall under the following areas:

    Contemporary Swedish language use in society | The Swedish language system | Swedish historical linguistics and philology.

    Also see our departments: Centre for Research on Bilingualism | Institute for Interpreting and Translation Studies

    About our research in Swedish: Forskning

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    Courses and programmes

    The Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism at Stockholm University offers a wide range of courses: Swedish, Swedish for second language teaching, Scandinavian languages (such as Norwegian, Danish, Viking-age and medieval texts), Swedish as a foreign language, translation studies with Swedish as the target language, education programmes for interpreters in certain languages, conference interpreter training, sign language and interpreting courses, courses in bilingualism and Swedish as a second language at the undergraduate level.