The 8th UAS Language Instructors’ Conference will bring together language instructors from all Universities of Applied Sciences in Austria who share the common interest in teaching a foreign language in a professional setting. The conference aims at incorporating essential topics in English for Specific Purposes and generating insight for other interest groups such as university lecturers and teachers in secondary education.

The conference welcomes contributions on a wide range of topics such as the role of lexis in the development of speaking and writing, pronunciation instruction in a foreign language, methods and techniques used in teaching (in) a foreign language (e.g. EMI) and many more.

Various aspects of language learning psychology such as motivation, belief systems and the self as well as world Englishes and intercultural communication will also be focused on.



Early bird registration fee by 28 February 2016: € 45,-

Regular registration fee: € 60,-

Late registration / On-site registration fee: € 90,-

The registration fee includes light snacks and soft drinks during the breaks and an evening reception at the Mayor’s Office.

Important Dates

30 November 2015Submission deadline for speaker proposals
November– December 2015Proposals review process
21 December 2015Notification of acceptance to speakers
28 February 2016Early-bird registration deadline
28 February 2016Full paper submission deadline: Papers will be provided edited in a digital and paper format (with an ISBN number) to all conference participants
15 April 2016Deadline for revised papers
30 April 2016Poster submission deadline
5 May 2016Registration deadline
20–21 May 2016Conference