English-Medium Instruction


  • The role of language in effective intercultural communication
  • Issues and challenges in lecturing for a multilingual and multicultural audience
  • Different contexts of EMI use and different interpretations/meanings of the term including internationalisation ‘at home’
  • Practical tips for addressing intercultural challenges

Teaching classes in English will not only improve graduates’ job prospects, but it will make them more likely to earn well-paid future careers. English is the language of research; having more staff at a university who speak English will increase the amount of research published in international journals, raising the university’s position in rankings. Research about EMI includes the challenges, needs, and benefits of the professors and students.