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Grants and Services: Catalan Language

Grants for University-level Teaching of Catalan Studies

Grants for universities outside Catalan-speaking areas to assist with the introduction, maintenance and/or consolidation of the teaching of Catalan studies, through cooperation agreements and by providing support for teacher recruitment.

Recipients: universities outside Catalan-speaking areas.

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Grants for the Organization of Academic and Cultural Activities

Support for the organization of cultural and academic activities (meetings, conferences, seminars, concerts, cultural weeks, etc.) at foreign universities offering Catalan studies, in order to supplement their teaching and contribute to broadening knowledge of the Catalan language and culture.

Recipients: universities offering Catalan studies outside Catalan-speaking areas.

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Language Stays

Organization of language stays focused on improving linguistic proficiency in Catalan and broadening knowledge of this culture among foreign students of Catalan through courses, conferences and complementary activities.

Recipients: university students from outside Catalan-speaking areas.

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Student Grants

Annual round of grants for foreign students to facilitate their attendance on Catalan language training courses taking place in Catalan-speaking areas.

Recipients: university students from outside Catalan-speaking areas.

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Catalan Language Certificates

Annual round of tests to obtain certificates of Catalan language proficiency outside Catalanspeaking areas, in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The Institut Ramon Llull Certificates provide accreditation of the level of Catalan language proficiency for both academic and occupational purposes (public administration, business, institutions), which are equivalent for all purposes to those issued by the Catalan Government.

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Teacher Training

Organization of courses, seminars and meetings on methodology, strategies and resources for learning and teaching Catalan as a foreign language.

Recipients: teachers offering Catalan studies at universities outside Catalan-speaking areas.

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The Institut Ramon Llull is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and the Barcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.
Generalitat de Catalunya Govern de les Illes Balears Ajuntament de Barcelona
The IRL forms part of the Fundació Ramon Llull, which was established by the Government of Andorra, the Ramon Llull Institute, General Council of the Eastern Pyrenees, the city of Alghero, Balearic Islands Towns and Entities Network and the group of Valencian Cities, and has its central offices in Andorra.
Fundació Ramon Llull