A group of international experts involved in the Council of Europe Language Policy Programme contribute to the planning and implementation of the project “Linguistic Integration of Adult Migrants" (LIAM).

The following members of the LIAM co-ordination group have devoted themselves to author parts of the toolkit and to advise the relevant external contributors and monitor their input:

  • Jean-Claude BEACCO, Université de la Sorbonne-nouvelle, Paris III, France
  • David LITTLE, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
  • Hans-Jürgen KRUMM, Universität Wien, Austria
  • Barbara LAZENBY-SIMPSON, formerly Integrate Ireland Language & Training (IILT), Dublin, Ireland
  • Lorenzo ROCCA, Università per Stranieri di Perugia, Italy
  • Richard ROSSNER, EAQUALS and Consultant (Evaluation and Accreditation of Quality in Language Services, United Kingdom


External contributors to the toolkit (in alphabetical order):

Austria: Karla Fach, Alisha Heinemann, Anne Pritchard-Smith (Arbeitsbereich Deutsch als Zweitsprache, Institut für Germanistik, Universität Wien)

Romania: Oana Bajka, Calin Rus (The Intercultural Institute of Timisoara)

United-Kingdom: Karen Dudley, Julia McGerty, Foufou Savitzky, Sarah Sheldon (Learning Unlimited, UCL Institute of Education, University of London)

Italy: Alessandro Borri (CPIA ‘Montagna’ Castel di Casio); Orazio Colosio (CPIA Treviso); Sabrina Machetti (Università per Stranieri di Siena); Fernanda Minuz (researcher); Emilia Paonne (Associazione “Bambini + Diritti”); Mariangela Recchia (Cooperativa “Auxilium”); Lorenzo Rocca  (Università per Stranieri di Perugia)

The following people were involved in the translation of the toolkit and the website: 

Dutch:  Elke Nuytemans with Bea Bossaerts

French: Caroline Panthier and Jean-François Allain

German: Michaela Chiaki Ripplinger, Laura Scheifinger, Patrick Shonoda  with Hans-Jürgen Krumm

Greek: Vassiliki Plakoula with Christina Fassari

Italian: Maria Valentina Marasco,  Emilia Paonne and Lorenzo Rocca

Turkish: Ebru Pepedil with Selin Akyüz