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The University of Tübingen is pleased to host the LEAD Summer School in Second Language Acquisition in July 2018.

In preparation of our proposed Cluster of Excellence “Fostering Integrated Research on Education” (FIRE), we draw together leading researchers and students from a variety of disciplines (theoretical and applied linguistics, psychology, education, language testing) in order to discuss current trends and future directions in second language research and to foster future exchange and collaboration in the field.

The Summer School is an initiative of the Heritage Language Consortium, a new strategic partnership between Tübingen University, Lancaster University, the University of Lisbon, the University of Minho, NOVA University of Lisbon, the University of Porto, and the Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. At Tübingen, three departments plays an essential role in the Consortium:

For more information on the Summer School, please consult the pages on this website or email the organizers, Patrick Rebuschat, Detmar Meurers, Simon Ruiz, and Katharina Wendebourg at leadsummerschool@gmail.com.