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Work Global, Speak Local! – Plurilingualism at the FH Kärnten (Carinthian University of Applied Sciences)

The main target group consists of students taking the English-medium 'International Business Management' Masters' at the University of Applied Sciences Carinthia (Kärnten). The project objectives include: 4 semesters of learning an additional foreign language (e.g. Russian, Italian, Slovene) from level A1 to B2 according to the CEFR, for better career prospects; developing integrated competences for an international work environment, with a focus on the South-Eastern and Central European region. Project Deliverables included: the course concept and curriculum, as well as the successful completion of the language programme and the IBM masters' by 23 students at the end of 2010, with 36 more enrolled in the following year. The level achieved at course-end was B2 according to the CEFR Common Scale of Reference levels.

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Consistency with the European policies in the field of language learning

  • enhancement of quality of language teaching
  • focus on evaluation of performance of language teaching and learning
  • focus on teacher training
  • promotion of new approaches to language teaching and learning
  • promotion of multilingualism
  • promotion of language learning for specific purposes
  • focus on the development of tools for monitoring progresses in the field of language learning
  • implementation of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)
  • focus on linking between VET qualifications that include language skills and the CEFR
  • promotion of the development of teaching material for the learning of less widely spoken languages
Target Language
English, German, Italian, Slovene, Other
Educational Sector
Higher Education

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21 December 2014

Audio- video presentation of the NELLIP project

An audio- video presentation of the NELLIP project has been created and made available in the Information section of the NELLIP portal. To access the presentation please click here: