About us

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.