9-10 October 2020


Stockholm / Sweden



Bilingualism Studies

Call For Papers

We, as İstanbul Medeniyet University, Bogazici University, Stockholm Embassy Education Counselor’s Office, and Turkish Association of Students and Academics in Sweden would be honored to host the III. International Congress of Bilingualism Studies and European Turks which will be held in Stockholm (Sweden) on 9-10 October 2020.

Since the topic of this congress is “Raising a Bilingual Child“, studies on this topic will be given priority. Besides, the congress will also be open to the other works on bilingualism and language education.

The official languages of the symposium are Turkish and English.

We would like to hold a congress which will be effective and influential for the participants and the coordinators.

We will be honored to host you in Stockholm for the III. International Congress of Bilingualism Studies and European Turks.

Best Regards.

Organizing Committee



Key Dates

1 December 2019 – Announcement of congress

22 August 2020 – Deadline for paper submission

25 August 2020 – Announcement of the accepted papers

15 September 2020 – Deadline for registration

20 September 2020 – Announcement of congress program

9-10 October 2020 – Congress

30 November 2020 – Deadline for full papers

Conference Topıcs

The topic of this congress is “Raising a Bilingual Child”. Papers on about this topic will be evaluated separately but the papers about the following topics will also be evaluated:

  • Bilingualism
  • Education of Bilingual Students
  • Development of Instructional Materials for Bilingual Students
  • Education Models for Bilingual Students
  • Educational Policies for Bilingual Studens
  • Problems of Bilingual Students on Both Languages
  • Cirriculums for Bilingual Students
  • Bilingualism and Cultural Problems
  • Education of Bilingual Students and Non-Govermental Organizations (NGOS)
  • Trends and New Tendencies on Education of Bilingual Students
  • Bilingualism Studies in Europe
  • Bilingualism Studies in the World
  • Academic Achievement of Bilingual Students in France
  • Bilingualism and Inclusion
  • Problems and Possible Solutions in the Education of the Bilinguals
  • Bilingualism and Sociolinguistic
  • Studies on the Future Perspectives in Bilingual Education
  • Condition of the Classroom Equipment in Teaching Language to Bilinguals

Keynote Speakers

Belma Haznedar

Prof. Dr.

Boğaziçi University Department of Foreign Language Education - Turkey

Organızıng Board

Prof. Dr. İsmail GÜLEÇ – İstanbul Medeniyet University / Turkey

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bekir İNCE – İstanbul Medeniyet University / Turkey

Prof. Dr. Belma HAZNEDAR – Boğaziçi University / Turkey

Berrak Pınar ULUER – Stockholm Educational Counselor’s Office / Sweden

Mert Can YILMAZ – Turkish Association of Students and Academics in Sweden


Ress. Assist. Murat TOPAL – Sakarya University/ Turkey

Lect. Ezgi İNAL – İstanbul Aydın University / Turkey

Scıentıfıc Board

  • Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali AKINCI – Rouen University/FRANCE
  • Prof. Dr. Mustafa ÇAKIR– Munich Educational Consultant Munich/GERMANY
  • Prof. Dr. Murat DEMİRKAN– Paris Educational Consultant Paris/FRANCE
  • Prof. Dr. Mustafa S. KAÇALİN – Turkish Language Society/TURKEY
  • Prof. Dr. Abdurrahman GÜZEL – Başkent University/TURKEY
  • Prof. Dr. Nazım İBRAHİM – Metodiy University/MACEDONIA
  • Prof. Dr. Mirjana TEODOSIJEVIĆ – Turkish Language, Literature and Culture in University of Belgrade / SERBIA
  • Prof. Dr. Firdevs KARAHAN – Sakarya University/TURKEY
  • Prof. Dr. Marie-Françoise MELMOUX-MONTAUBIN – Université de Picardie/FRANCE
  • Prof. Dr. Suat UNGAN  –  Karadeniz Technical University/TURKEY
  • Prof. Dr. Cemal YILDIZ – Berlin Educational Consultant Berlin/GERMANY
  • Prof. Dr. Mehmet CANBULAT – Akdeniz University/TURKEY
  • Prof. Dr. Çiğdem SAĞIN ŞİMŞEK – Middle East Technical University/TURKEY
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alpaslan OKUR – Sakarya University/TURKEY
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nezir TEMUR – Gazi University/TURKEY
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sofia DELIJORGJI – University of Tirana/ALBANIA
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adriatik DERJAJ – University of Tirana/ALBANIA
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alban FOÇI – University of Tirana/ALBANIA
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Monika HASANI – University of Durres/ALBANIA
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mustafa KURT – Gazi University/TURKEY
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. İbrahim GÜLTEKİN – Turkish Maarif Foundation/TURKEY
  • Dr. Mehmet Yalçın YILMAZ – İstanbul University/TURKEY


Paper that have single author Paper that have two author Paper that have three author or more
Poster or Paper Presentation 100€ 150€ 200€
Listener 50€
Virtual Presentation 75€
  • Registration fee should be paid for each submitted paper.
  • The registration fee should be paid by considering the number of authors in the paper even if all authors do not attend the congress.
  • The number of authors will not be considered in virtual presentations’ registration fee. However, the amount of virtual presentation is limited to 20.
  • Registration fee includes congress equitment (certification, bag, etc.), congress treats, publication.
  • Payment details will be announced.
  • There is no refund of the registration fee, please do not forget to add the transfer cost to the payment amount.
  • Researchers are required to submit the abstracts of the studies they have carried / will have carried out on the aforementioned topics in accordance with the calendar of the congress. (Deadline for the submission of the abstracts:  15 August 2020; Deadline for the registration : 15 September 2020).
  • The abstracts submitted will be sent to the referees who will be designated by scientific committee. The approach adopted for the refereeing process is “the double-blind peer-review application”.
  • The abstracts will be evaluated via the paper evaluation form prepared on the scale of 100 and the papers which get less than 50 points will be rejected.


The duration for the presentation for individual or the joint papers is 20 minutes’, the duration for the discussion is 10 minutes’. The abstract should not be over 400-500 words and should include the topic, research question the techniques in addition with the samples and the bibliography.


They are means of exchanging of data on the completed research results. The time and place for these presentations will be determined by the organizational committee.

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  • If you participate our event as “Listener” please email us via “”. We will send us “Listener participation form” and details.


  • If the full text of the proceedings presented at the congress is delivered until 30 November 2020, we will have the opportunity to publish in two ways:

    1. Article in the issue of the Turkophone Journal,
    2. Multi authored international book section that will be published Peter Lang.
    3. Full-Text Proceedings Books that will be published Medeniyet Publishing.

    The Congress Abstracts Book will also be published online.


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