We are pleased to announce that on the 31st March and the 1st April the 6th CIEFE (International Congress for Spanish for Specific Purposes) will be held in Amsterdam. This event is being organised by the Department of Education for Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg together with the University of Amsterdam and the Instituto Cervantes of Utrecht.

The organising committee is formed by the following people: Anna Escofet (University of Ámsterdam), Andreu van Hooft (Radboud University, Nimega), Kristi Jauregui (University of Utrecht and University of Applied Sciences, Fontys), Bob de Jonge (University of Groningen), Paula Lorente (University of Lovaina), Lieve Vangehuchten (University of Amberes) and Otto Zwartjes (University of Ámsterdam).

Since its beginnings in 2000, the CIEFE has become an essential event for specialist teachers of Spanish for Specific Purposes and generally for all teachers of Spanish as a Foreign Language. As the organisation itself makes clear, the CIEFE congresses “have provided a place for researchers into Spanish for Specific Purposes, teachers of Spanish as a Foreign Language and specialist publishers to meet and exchange experiences.”

The aims for the Congress, as laid out on their website, are as follows:

  • To establish an international framework for the publication of recent research
  • To exchange teaching experiences
  • To review the state of Spanish for Specific Purposes
  • To promote actions leading to the development of Spanish as a means for professional relationships

For more information visit the webpage.

Enrolment can be carried out with this form.