I'm a maître d'enseignment et de recherche / Lehr- und Forschungsrat (which I think corresponds to 'senior lecturer' elsewhere. I get a pay check at the end of the month is all I know) at the Department of Multilingualism at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. I also started a Bachelor's in mathematics and computer science at the University of Bern in 2020.

Apart from persuing my own research interests (e.g., about multilingualism in closely related languages), I regularly collaborate on projects at the Institute of Multilingualism (e.g., on heritage languages, language aptitude, and lexical richness).

I'm also a saxophonist with Beat Moustache, a ska-pop band that mostly plays original songs in Bernese German, and Pädu & Mätthus belgischer Fanclub, a three-man band (Pädu on guitar/voice, Mätthu on drums/voice, and yours truly as eye-candy and for some saxophonistic and Belgian input) that lacks an on-line presence and plays mostly covers.

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Contact

University of Fribourg
Multilingualism and Foreign Language Teaching
Rue de Rome 1
CH-1700 Fribourg
Switzerland

jan.vanhove@unifr.ch