International Conference on Language and Intercultural Communication Learning | 28-29 September 2023 | University of Aveiro, Portugal

Welcome to the LaICL 2023 Conference, hosted by the Languages Scientific Division at ESTGA, the School of Technology and Management of the University of Aveiro, Portugal.

LaICL aims to provide educators and scholars with opportunities to share best practices and benefit from each other’s research and expertise, promote interdisciplinary scholarly dialogues for developing integrated approaches to language teaching and intercultural competence development, and foster intercultural sensitivity as well as involve educators, practitioners and students in discourses about diversity, inclusion and global cooperation towards more sustainable societies.

2023 conference theme | Language and intercultural competence education in a global age: bridging divides for diverse, inclusive societies

The conference will be held both on-site and online.


Keynote speakers

Carla Conti de Freitas | Director of the Master’s Degree in Language, Literature and Interculturality at the State University of Goiás, Brazil | “Intercultural language and education: bringing up diversity issues in teachers’ education”

Monika Jozwiak | Intercultural Management Consultant at the University of Coventry, United Kingdom | “Getting engaged in Collaborative Online International Learning with Coventry University”

Rodolfo Maslias | Head of the Terminology Coordination of the European Parliament (2008-2022); University of Luxembourg | “Breaking down borders: the impact of consistent and clear terminology in a multilingual Europe”


University of Aveiro, School of Technology and Management of Águeda

This event is financially supported by National Funds through FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P., under projects UIDP/04188/2020 and UIDB/00194/2020.