The 13th CercleS Conference will bring together teaching staff, researchers and managers from higher education Language Centres, Departments, Institutions, Faculties and Schools.

The general theme of the Conference is: Language Centres in Higher Education: Exploring and Shaping Plurilingual Profiles and Practices.
Official languages
English, German, French and Italian are the official languages of the conference. No simultaneous interpretation will be provided.
Steering Committee
Sabina Schaffner, Language Center of the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich (President)
Stefanie Neuner-Anfindsen, Language Centre of the University of Fribourg (Member, Host)
Petra Gekeler, Language Centre of the University of Basel (Member)

Elisabeth Paliot, Language Centre EPF Lausanne (UNIL) (Member)
Walter Seiler, Language Competence Centre, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (Member)
Scientific Committee
Gillian Mansfield, President CercleS
Marta Genís, Secretary General CercleS
Anne Räsänen, University of Jyväskylä
Anne-Claude Berthoud, University of Lausanne
Daniela Forapani, Università degli studi di Parma
Congress Secretariat
Fabien Stauffacher
Epouses 3
1700 Fribourg
Tel: +41 (0)26 321 31 09
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