Anne Holmen

Anne Holmen

Head of Centre, Professor

Anne Holmen was appointed professor of parallel language use in May 2011 and she is now the director of the Centre of Internationalization and Parallel Language Use. The centre carries out research and consultancy tasks connected to academic English, Danish and other languages at UCPH. It cooperates with all faculties and administrative units about tailor made language courses for staff and students. 2016-20 Anne Holmen was also the director of TEACH, the teaching-and-learning centre at Humanities.

Primary fields of research

  • Language teaching and learning
  • Languages-in-education
  • Sociolinguistics, in particular multilingualism and varieties of Danish
  • Language policy
  • Intercultural education

Current research

  • Translanguaging in university teaching and learning
  • Language diversity among students in tertiary education
  • Danish as a second language in academia. 

Impact

At the Faculty of Humanities Anne Holmen's research is used as an example of the impact the humanities researchers have on society.
Read the case: Multilingualism as a challenge and resource.

Teaching

  • Second language teaching and learning
  • Multilingualism in schools and education
  • Language, identity and culture
  • Language policy, language teaching and learning
  • Sociolinguistics and interaction

Selected publications

  1. Published

    En utopisk-realistisk sprogpolitik: nogle scenarier som udgangspunkt for en kritisk diskussion af Københavns Universitets nye sprogpolitik

    Gregersen, Frans, Holmen, Anne & Larsen, Sanne, 2021, Sprogs status i rigsfælledskabet 2031. Kristiansen, T. & Holmen, A. (eds.). København: Det Humanistiske Fakultet, Københavns Universitet, p. 145-163 (Koebenhavnerstudier i Tosprogethed, Vol. C 13).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Developing academic language programs for newly arrived migrants - the role of Nordic universities

    Holmen, Anne (ed.) & Laursen, Katja Årosin (ed.), 2021, Det Humanistiske Fakultet, Københavns Universitet. 87 p. (Københavnerstudier i tosprogethed, Studier i Parallelsproglighed, Vol. C12).

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyCommunication

  3. Published

    Flere sprog i læringen: Translanguaging-pædagogik i praksis

    Thise, H. & Holmen, Anne, 18 Nov 2021, Frederiksberg: Samfundslitteratur. 180 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookCommunication

  4. Published

    Hvorfor styrke og revitalisere små sprog?

    Holmen, Anne, 2022, Framgang för små språk. Kvarfordt Niia, K. (ed.). Swedish Institute for Language and Folklore, p. 10-15

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterCommunication

  5. Published

    Sprogs status i rigsfællesskabet 2031

    Kristiansen, Tore (ed.) & Holmen, Anne (ed.), 2021, Det Humanistiske Fakultet, Københavns Universitet. 196 p. (Koebenhavnerstudier i Tosprogethed, Vol. C13).

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Shaping a Danish Multilingual University´s Language Policy: Gatekeepers and Drivers of Change

    Holmen, Anne, 2018, Language Policy and Language Acquisition Planning. Siiner, M., Hult, F. & Kupisch, T. (eds.). Springer, p. 137-153 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    Det flersprogede danske universitet

    Holmen, Anne & Risager, K., 2018, Dansk til det 21. århundrede - sprog og samfund. Tanya, C. & E. A. (eds.). Danmark: U Press, p. 153-170 28 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    English Medium Instruction in Multilingual and Multicultural Universities: Academics’ Voices from the Northern European Context

    Henriksen, B., Holmen, Anne & Kling, J., 2018, Routledge. 199 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Additive Language Pedagogy: Aligning a Learner-Centered Approach with Student Diversity

    Holmen, Anne, 2018, In: International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education. 3, p. 1-9 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    More Parallel Please

    Gregersen, Frans, Josephson, O., Kristoffersen, G., Östman, J., Londen, M., Holmen, Anne & al., E., 4 May 2018, København: Nordic Council of Ministers. 69 p. ( Tema Nord; No. 523, Vol. 2018 ).

    Research output: Book/ReportBookCommunication

  11. Published

    Minoritetssprogene i den nationale sprogstrategi

    Holmen, Anne, May 2017, In: Sprogforum. 64, p. 8-12 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    Det brogede gymnasium

    Holmen, Anne & Ulriksen, Lars, 2017, Gymnasiepædagogik: En grundbog. Dolin, J., Holten Ingerslev, G. & Sparholt Jørgensen, H. (eds.). 3. ed. København: Hans Reitzels Forlag, p. 102-119 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterCommunication

  13. Published

    Towards more languages for more students at University of Copenhagen: The interplay between local and global drivers of change

    Larsen, Sanne & Holmen, Anne, 2017, In: CASALC Review. 2016-2017, 2, p. 132-144 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. Published

    Kulturlæring

    Kirilova, Marta (ed.) & Holmen, Anne (ed.), 2016, København: Det Humanistiske Fakultet, Københavns Universitet. 277 p. (Københavnerstudier i tosprogethed. Serien Studier i parallelsproglighed, Vol. C9).

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    Parallel Language Strategy

    Holmen, Anne, 2016, Encyclopedia of Language and Education: Second and Foreign Language Education. May, S. & van Deusen-Scholl, N. (eds.). Springer, p. 1-11

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEncyclopedia chapterResearchpeer-review

  16. Published

    Dansk som akademisk sprog for nordiske studerende

    Holmen, Anne, 2016

    Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationCommunication

  17. Published

    Flersproget internationalisering på Københavns Universitet og Roskilde Universitet – andre sprog end engelsk

    Larsen, Sanne, Daryai-Hansen, Petra & Holmen, Anne, 2016, In: Sprogforum. 62, p. 51-57

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    Linguistic Diversity among Students in Higher Education: A Resource in a Multilingual Language Strategy?

    Holmen, Anne, 2015, Trancultural Interaction and Linguistic Diversity in Higher Education. Fabricius, A. H. & Preisler, B. (eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 116-141

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  19. Published

    Sproglig diversitet blandt eleverne i grundskolen - fra problem til potentiale

    Holmen, Anne, 2015, Sprogfag i forandring. Pædagogik og praksis. Søndergaard Gregersen, A. (ed.). 2. udgave ed. Frederiksberg: Samfundslitteratur, p. 23-54

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  20. Published

    "Being Bilingual Means Being a Foreigner": Categorizing Linguistic Diversity among Students in Danish Higher Education

    Holmen, Anne, 2014, In: Hermes. 53, p. 11-24

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    Polylingual development among Turkish speakers in a Danish primary school -: a critical view on the fourth grade slump

    Møller, Janus Spindler, Jørgensen, J. N. & Holmen, Anne, 2014, In: International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. 17, 1, p. 32-54 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. Published

    Universiteternes blinde plet

    Holmen, Anne, Jun 2013, In: Grænsen. 3, p. 40-44

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommunication

  23. Published

    Nordand - en nordisk andraspråksresa

    Holmen, Anne & Iversen Kulbrandstad, L., 2013, Profession, Politik och Passion: Inger Lindberg som andraspråksforskare. En vänbok. Axelsson, M., Carlson, M., Franker, Q. & Sandwall, K. (eds.). Göteborg: Institutionen för svenska språket / Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap, p. 177-190

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  24. Published

    Efterord. Parallelsproglighed og flersprogethed på nordiske universiteter.

    Holmen, Anne, 2012, In: Nordand – Nordisk tidsskrift for andrespråksforskning . 2012, 2, p. 161-169

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  25. Published

    Ret til dansk: Uddannelse, sprog og kulturarv

    Haas, C. (ed.), Holmen, Anne (ed.), Horst, C. (ed.) & Kristjánsdóttir, B. (ed.), 2011, Aarhus Universitetsforlag. 439 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

  26. Published

    Den gode gartner og ukrudtet: Om minoritetselever i grundskolens danskfag

    Holmen, Anne, 2011, Ret til dansk: Uddannelse, sprog og kulturarv. Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 31-116

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  27. Second language learning

    Söderberg Arnfast, J., Normann Jørgensen, J. & Holmen, Anne, 2010, International encyclopedia of education. Peterson, P., Baker, E. & McGaw, B. (eds.). 3 ed. Oxford: Pergamon Press, Vol. 5. p. 419-425 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEncyclopedia chapterResearch

  28. Multilingualism in education: in favour of a dynamic view of languages

    Holmen, Anne, 2009, Teacher diversity in diverse schools: challenges and opportunities for teacher education. Kolbjørn Kjørven, O., Ringen, B-K. & Gagné, A. (eds.). Vallset: Oplandske Bokforlag, p. 183-199 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

  29. Et besøg på Civilisationsmuseet i 2025: 50 år med tosprogede elever i folkeskolen

    Holmen, Anne & Kristiansdottir, B., 14 Aug 2008, In: Folkeskolen. 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommunication

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