Bilingualism Matters @Poznań

Branch of Bilingualism Matters at the Faculty of English
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań

  • We do research and disseminate knowledge
    about bi/multilingualism and multiculturalism
  • We increase general awareness
    about the benefits and challenges posed by bi/multilingualism
  • We encourage policies and practices
    that promote linguistic diversity and bi/multilingual schooling
Online lecture by prof. Ellen Bialystok: „How Bilingualism Changes Minds”, 21.10.2021 at 6.00 CET. Register here
It is the first lecture in the series IAS Invited Lecture Series in Bilingualism and Multilingualism and one of the lectures in Bilingualism Matters Research Symposium 2021, 25–26.10.2021. The draft program available here (PDF). Read more in the NEWS section below.
Due to our BM office renovation, please contact us by email to arrange online consultations or meetings. Our experts are still available and ready to answer your questions remotely (until further notice). Please send your queries to the following email address

About us

As a branch of the Bilingualism Matters an internationally recognized centre at the University of Edinburgh, Bilingualism Matters @Poznań affiliated at the Faculty of English at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań aims to disseminate knowledge on bi/multilingualism and multiculturalism, as well as to encourage dialogue in academic circles and among the local community about benefits and challenges posed by these phenomena. The Bilingualism Matters @Poznań cooperates with parents, teachers, health professionals, policy makers, and employers.


  • To increase general awareness concerning bi/multilingualism
  • To encourage bi/multilingual schooling policies
  • To make research findings accessible to general public
  • To help make informed decisions on language learning and use
  • To promote knowledge concerning linguistic diversity in Poland and beyond
  • To encourage minority language maintenance
  • To establish links with other BM branches

Target audience:

  • Parents who want to raise their children bilingually
  • Pupils and their parents who want to follow a bilingual programme at primary/secondary schools
  • School authorities and teachers who run such programmes
  • Teacher trainees
  • Students from the Faculty of English and from AMU in general
  • City representatives and other educational authorities
  • General audience

Our team



Online training for parents of bilingual children

Conducted by mgr Agata Kryształowska - Polish teacher living abroad, trainer for teachers and parents of bilingual children from In-Service Teacher Training Center at the association Polish Community, Date: 1.12.2020