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The 12th Conference on Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism

Monday, January 10, 2022

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The 12th International Conference on Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia

15-17 September 2022

 Keynote speakers:

Danuta Gabryś-Barker, University of Silesia in Katowice

Jason Rothman, University of Tromsø (Norway) & Universidad Nebrija (Spain)

Lidija Cvikić, University of Zagreb (Croatia)


We welcome original and previously unpublished papers on research in all areas of multilingualism and the acquisition or use of three or more languages. The language of the conference is predominantly English, but contributions in other languages will also be considered.

The call for papers opens on November 2, 2021, and closes on January 10, 2021.


Types of presentations and abstract submission:

We welcome abstracts in three categories: individual papers in parallel sessions, posters and doctoral student workshops.

Individual papers will be allotted 30 minutes: 20 minutes for the presentation and 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

Posters will be displayed for the duration of the conference with alloted poster session time.

The doctoral student workshop is intended to serve as a platform for discussions of ongoing PhD research, and for obtaining feedback from senior researchers (discussants) and other scholars. Doctoral student papers will be assigned 30 minutes: 15 minutes for the presentation and 15 minutes for the discussion. Doctoral students, whose proposals are accepted, are required to send their abstracts, presentation and specific questions to the discussant before the conference (deadline TBA). The doctoral workshop will take place on September 14th in the afternoon.


Abstracts for individual papers and posters should be sent in English or in the language of presentation, accompanied by an English translation. The abstracts should be submitted no later than  January 10, 2021 via conference e-mail: (subject line: IAM2022 NOVEMBER CALL).

Abstracts should contain max. 300 words, excluding title and references. Please use Arial or Times New Roman, 12 pt, single spacing. Please note that each participant can appear as the first author (and presenter) of one presentation only.


Abstracts for the doctoral student workshop should be submitted in English no later than January 10, 2021 via conference e-mail: (subject line: IAM2022 PHD CALL).