Language Skills of Deaf Students for EU Mobility

About the project

  • Project of the Teiresias Centre at Masaryk University supported by a European Union grant
  • Programme: Key Action 2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices / Strategic Partnerships in the field of education, training and youth
  • Project No: 2017-1-CZ01-KA203-035609
  • Start and end of activities: September 2017, August 2020


The main aim of the LangSkills project is to encourage the participation of Deaf, deaf, and hard of hearing higher education students in mobilities. The project focuses especially on increasing language skills of the students to enhance their readiness for academic mobility to foreign countries and competitiveness on the labour market. To achieve this aim, the project seeks to get a better insight into the foreign language needs of the target groups thanks to research findings, contribute to the existing language learning and teaching methodology, and produce suitable teaching and learning materials.

Project outputs

  • research into (sign) language learning and usage of the Deaf, deaf, and hard of hearing in connection with university studies and realization of international mobilities;
  • a set of practical materials for teachers of English for the target groups;
  • an online course of written English;
  • an online course of BSL;
  • creation and realisation of 2 runs of summer schools;
  • organisation of meetings of teachers of English as a foreign language for Deaf, deaf, and hard of hearing students

Realization team