RECLAS – Research Collegium
for Language in Changing Society

The University of Jyväskylä has recently defined applied language studies as one of its core research areas. Following a successful application, the Academy of Finland granted funding to strengthening the research in this area between 2016–2020. This led to the foundation of RECLAS. The profiling area is run by the Department of Language and Communication Studies and the Centre for Applied Language Studies.
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RECLAS has received funding from the Academy of Finland and the University of Jyväskylä. The profiling activity is based on competitive funding from the Academy of Finland  to strengthen universities' research profiles.  

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Visiting RECLAS

Our visiting programme includes short-term and long-term visits for junior and senior researchers in the area of applied language studies. Please contact Anne Pitkänen-Huhta or Tarja Nikula-Jäntti for more information.

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University of Jyväskylä is one of the largest and most popular multidisciplinary universities in Finland. The University has about 2,500 employees and nearly 15,000 students from around 100 countries. Languages, culture and communities in global change processes is one of the core areas of the university. 

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