In collaboration with University of Aarhus, VIA University College, University College Copenhagen, and Centre for Internationalisation and Parallel Language Use (University of Copenhagen), the Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics (NorS, UCPH) is happy to host the 14th conference on Nordic Languages as a Second Language, NORDAND 14.

The conference takes place from 27 to 29 May 2019 at the University of Copenhagen, South Campus.

The conference covers Nordic languages as a second or a foreign language as well as plurilingualism in the Nordic countries Contributions may for instance address second language acquisition, language attitudes, language ideologies, language policy, education, literacy, language in the curriculum, language learning for professional practices, otherness, political discourses, (trans-)languaging, theory-praxis dialogue, and so forth.

The four plenary keynote speakers are:

The conference will also include session papers, poster presentations, and round table discussions.

Please note the following deadlines and dates regarding the conference, and feel free to forward the invitation and call to your network.


Register for the conference here.

Conference fee

Before 15 February 2019
1400 DKK (1000 DKK for students)

After 15 February 2019
1600 DKK (1000 DKK for students)

Gala dinner 600 DKK 


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See more information on the Danish conference page.

Organizing committee

Anna-Vera Meidell Sigsgaard, Anne Holmen, Bergþóra Kristjánsdóttir, Elina Maslo, Helene Thise, Juni Søderberg Arnfast, Karen-Margrete Frederiksen, Line Møller Daugaard, Marta Kirilova, Martha Sif Karrebæk, Martin Carlshollt Unger, Mette Ginman, Nina Møller Andersen.

Conference email: