European Journal of Language Policy

The attractiveness of second-cycle and PhD studies in Europe - a question among others: Which language?

European Journal of Language Policy (2013), 5, (2), 247–256.


Promotion of cultural and linguistic diversity is a priority in international contexts, but it seems that this can be an obstacle both to the transmission of knowledge in higher education and to production in the fields of research. In Italy, there is not a global approach to language policy, nor a comprehensive policy document at either university. This article discusses three reasons to teach both in the national language and in the English language so as to internationalise Italian higher education.

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Zanola, Maria