RESEARCH THEMES

AThEME is made up of four main research areas within which groups of researchers from Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Spain, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom work together to study multilingualism.

REGIONAL LANGUAGES

We aim to provide strong arguments for regarding regional minority languages as a rich resource that provide opportunities for multilingualism, and therefore for enhancing their status and their prospect of survival over time. Read more ►

HERITAGE LANGUAGES

We focus on Heritage Language speakers in the EU, aiming to understand how to help these speakers maintain their Heritage Language and reach proficient bilingualism. Read more ►

COMMUNICATIVE IMPAIRMENT

We aim to address the complex issues associated with multilingualism in acquired communicative disorders (usually associated with adults) and developmental communicative disorders (usually associated with children). Read more ►

BEING MULTILINGUAL

We aim to investigate and advance the knowledge base on the various factors that contribute to successful multilinguals, as well as understanding what it means to be multilingual. Read more ►