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Summer School for Doctoral Students in TESOL and Applied Linguistics, 11-14 June 2019, Malta

Publish Date: Feb 01, 2019

Deadline: Feb 08, 2019

Event Dates: from Jun 11, 2019 12:00 to Jun 14, 2019 12:00

International Doctoral Summer School 2019


The CELP Summer School will offer Doctoral students in TESOL and Applied Linguistics the chance to further develop their research skills, fine-tune their own projects and learn about a range of contemporary key issues in the field. The Summer School will give participants the confidence to engage in leading discussions and studies as researchers operating within the global context of the TESOL and Applied Linguistics community.

The workshops and seminars forming part of the Summer School will be facilitated by a number of international academics. These include Professor Lourdes Ortega from Georgetown University, Dr Sue Garton from Aston University, UK, Dr Judith Hanks from the University of Leeds, UK as well as Dr Odette Vassallo, Dr Daniel Xerri and Dr Sarah Grech from CELP. 

Some of the topics that the Summer school will focus on include:

  • Identifying research issues in the TESOL and Applied Linguistics community; 
  • Drafting and piloting research questions; 
  • Using mixed methods in research; 
  • Innovative methodologies in research; 
  • Writing and publishing research; 
  • Presenting and networking at TESOL and Applied Linguistics conferences; 
  • Building an academic profile as a researcher; 
  • Bridging research and practice in the TESOL and Applied Linguistics context; 
  • Leveraging the impact of TESOL and Applied Linguistics research.

In order for students to be eligible to attend the Summer School, they need to be enrolled on a Doctoral Programme in TESOL or Applied Linguistics at a Higher Education Institution. Applications from students about to begin a Doctorate in TESOL or Applied Linguistics might also be accepted.. 

Applicants need to submit a 250-word statement of motivation by 08 February 2019, explaining why they wish to take part and what they hope to gain from participating in the Summer School. Notification of acceptance will be sent by: 22 February 2019 midnight CET.

Before completing the  Registration Form, please ensure you have read the Data Privacy Statement.   

Registration Fee Payment Deadline: 10 May 2019 midnight CET:

Early bird Registration Fee payable until 22 April 2019 midnight CET: EUR 150.

Late Registration Fee payable until 10 May 2019 midnight CET: EUR 160.

Fee covers: conference pack and coffee breaks.

Cancellations may be made by sending an email and 75% will be refunded up to 01 March 2019. 50% will be refunded up to 13 May 2019. After that date, no further refunds will be possible.

Conference Logistics

Ms Lucienne M. Bugeja

Operations & Events Manager

Conference & Events Unit

University of Malta Valletta Campus

Old University Bldg

St Paul Street

Valletta VLT 1216


Tel: +356 2340 7511

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