Exploring Language Education (ELE) 2021: Teaching and Learning Languages in the 21st Century

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The Exploring Language Education Conference will take place June 9th - 11th 2021 at the University of Oslo. (Illustration photo: Colourbox).

The ELE2020 conference has been postponed till 2021. Although we hope it will be possible to meet in June 2021, it is possible that the conference will be held digitally. We will keep you informed.


June 9th - 11th 2021  |  University of Oslo

Programme and registration 

In 2021, the second Exploring Language Education (ELE) conference will be organized by the University of Oslo. The first ELE conference was held at Stockholm University in June 2018. The ELE conference employs a broad definition of language education, aiming to bring together scholars working in different areas of the field.

Keynote speakers

Cindy Brantmeier, Washington University, St. Louis, USA

Jeppe Bundsgaard, Aarhus University, Denmark

Richard Kern, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Debra Myhill, University of Exeter, UK

Shannon Sauro, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA


Important dates

  • Publication of Call for Papers: June 5
  • Deadline for abstract submission: November 15
  • Notification of acceptance: Mid January
  • Registration April 15
  • Conference dates: June 15-17

Registration is now open