Building partnership!


Building partnership!

Linguistic Landscape: innovative methodologies strengthening bilingualism in the Hungarian-Slovakian border region

  • AcronymLingLand
  • Call IDSKHU/1601
  • Priority AxisEnhancing cooperation of public authorities
  • Specific objective4.1 Improving the level of cross border inter-institutional cooperation and broadening cross border cooperation between citizens.
  • Registration No.SKHU/1601/4.1/156
  • Total Project budget151,197.00 €
  • Total ERDF awarded128,517.44 €
  • Project start date 1 September 2017
  • Project end date30 June 2019
  • Websitewww.lingland.eu
  • Project statusClosed

Based on Linguistic Landscape research, the LingLand project will implement measures to strengthen bilingualism of the Slovakian-Hungarian border region in three target areas: tourism, hospitality industry and commerce. The project will develop Linguistic Landscape policy framework and implement policy measures as part of a pilot project. The indirect objectives of the project are to improve the level of bilingualism, cross-border communication, cross-border cooperation and mutual understanding in the border region. One of our main focus is to promote sustainable development in tourism, hospitality industry and commerce. Our direct objective is to map out and assess the Linguistic Landscape of the Slovakian-Hungarian cross-border region. Create a comprehensive Linguistic Landscape policy and systematic implementation strategy. Develop online services multilingual menu generator (Hungarian, Slovakian, English, German), also develop Slovakian-Hungarian e-learning language course. We will launch linguistic awareness certification system. We target local and cross-border regional businesses working in tourism, hospitality industry, commerce also their staff also local governments, supermarket chains with our project. To reach our goal to increase the bilingualism in the cross-border region’s population. Our project accomplish using the Linguistic Landscape methodology a thorough research in the border region. We base on this research our studies and policies also our e-learning courses. We will place 50-50 piece bilingual info table in Slovakia and Hungary. We will install 20-20 bilingual menus in restaurants or cafés in Hungary and Slovakia. We will have online services bilingual e-learning language course and multilingual restaurant menu generator. We will launch a Linguistic awareness certification system.


Lead Beneficiary / ERDF awarded

Budapesti Corvinus Egyetem

1093 Budapest, Fővám tér 8


40,800.00 €

Beneficiary 1 / ERDF awarded

Nadácia pre budúcnosť

04501 Moldava nad Bodvou Hlavná 81

59,959.42 €

Beneficiary 2 / ERDF awarded

InterRegio Fórum Egyesület

1024 Budapest, Margit krt 47-49, VI/5


27,758.02 €


LingLand Press Conference - 2019/04/29

The LingLand team will be presenting the results of the researches, and the progress made on promoting bilingualism in the Slovak-Hungarian border region.

  • Location: Slovakia, 04 501 Moldava nad Bodvou, Hlavná ulica 52
  • Project acronym: LingLand
  • Project registration number: SKHU/1601/4.1/156
  • Website: http://lingland.eu/
  • GPS coordinates: 48.612983, 21.001539
  • Event organized by: Nadácia pre budúcnosť- A Jövőért Alapítvány
  • Contact person: Csongor Bartók
  • Phone number: +421 918 320 939
  • E-mail address: csongorbartok@gmail.com
  • Language of event: Slovak
  • Interpretation: yes
  • Registration is needed: no
  • SKHU/1601/4.1/156 (3)

LingLand and mentalmap conference - 2018/11/15

The goal of the 2 days International conference is to provide an overall picture from the Carpatian Basin for LingLand policies and researches.

  • Location: 1093 Budapest, Közraktár utca 4.
  • Project acronym: LingLand / Linguistic Landscape: innovative methodologies strengthening bilingualism in the Hungarian-Slovakian border region
  • Project registration number: SKHU/1601/4.1/156
  • Website: http://lingland.eu/
  • GPS coordinates: 47.484418, 19.061732
  • Event organized by: Budapesti Corvinus Egyetem
  • Contact person: Letenyei László
  • Phone number: +3620 925 4354
  • E-mail address: llet@uni-corvinus.hu
  • Language of event: Hungarian
  • Interpretation: yes
  • Registration is needed: yes
  • SKHU/1601/4.1/156 (3)