Prof. habil. Mag. Ph.D. Julia Festman

Professor for Multilingualism at the Pedagogical University of Tyrol, Austria

Brief Biography


Prof. habil. Mag. Ph.D. Julia Festman is a neurolinguist in the field of multilingualism and bilingualism. She is a professor for multilingualism at the center of specialized didactics at the Pedagogical University of Tyrol. Julia Festman researches language acquisition in the fields of neurolinguistics and psychology as well as psycholinguistics and cognitive psychology. Her research interests include the language processing of multilingual children in primary education, the cognitive processes of literacy acquisition and the inclusion of multilingual children with a migrant background.

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About "cognitive advantage,"

"risk children" and "multilingual resources" ... - Cognition and multilingualism in the context of school




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