Program Management

Project Members

Advisory Group

In alphabetical order:

  • Prof. Josep-Maria Cots, University of Lleida, Spain
    Applied discourse analysis, foreign language teaching and learning, multilingualism and intercultural competence
  • Prof. Fred Dervin, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Intercultural education, the sociology of multiculturalism and student and academic mobility
  • Prof. Mirjam Egli Cuenat, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
    Plurlingual literacy, learning mobility, intercultural learning, language teacher education, and curricula
  • Dr. Sybille Heinzmann, University of Teacher Education St. Gallen, Switzerland
    Mobility, intercultural learning, language learning motivation, language attitudes, and linguistic as well as cultural diversity
  • Prof. Jane Jackson, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Education abroad, intercultural education, intercultural communication, and language and identity
  • Prof. em. Elspeth Jones, Leeds Beckett University, UK
    Personal, professional and employability outcomes from international mobility, strategic leadership, internationalisation of the curriculum at home and abroad, global citizenship and intercultural competence development
  • Prof. Hiroshi Ota, Hitotsubashi University, Japan
    Higher education policies and practices related to internationalization and international student mobility in a comparative perspective
  • Prof. Crispin Thurlow, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Critical intercultural studies, discourse and difference


MILSA was supported by the Mercator Foundation Switzerland.

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