English Language Screening for Scientific Staff at Delft University of Technology,

Renate Klaassen, Madeleine Bos

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    Delft University of Technology (DUT) screened her (non-native English) scientific staff on their level of English proficiency in the academic year of 2006/2007. In this paper this large scale operation, involving planning, policy decisions, assessment means, advice and training are discussed. Since 2005 all the master programmes at DUT have been taught in English and since 3 years ago DUT has been an officially bilingual university with around 5,500 master students and 1,100 international students in the year 2008. Therefore, results are framed against the background of becoming an international university
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number45
    Pages (from-to)61-70
    Number of pages9
    JournalHermes Journal of Language and Communication in Business
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2010


    • English medicum instruction
    • language proficiency
    • engineering education


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