Challenges of multilingualism in the EU

Dorota Czyżewska


The paper discusses the challenges of the multilingualism policy in the EU composed of 28 Member States and 24 official and working languages. The aim of the paper is firstly to present multilingualism as the policy in the EU as well as the diversity of EU official languages. Secondly the paper highlights multilingualism as a tool to ensure the smooth functioning of the internal market with the emphasis put on the benefits of multilingualism for European companies. Thirdly challenges resulting from the multilingual policy in the EU are discussed, encompassing in particular translation and interpretation costs, legal implications of translation and interpretation errors, future accession of new EU Member States.
Author Dorota Czyżewska (WGM / KE)
Dorota Czyżewska,,
- Department of European Studies
Journal seriesEconomics and Business Review, [Poznan University of Economics Review, Poznań University of Economics Review (Economics and Business Review)], ISSN 2392-1641, e-ISSN 2450-0097, [1643-5877], (B 15 pkt)
Issue year2014
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishmultilingualism policy, European Union, translation, language, official language
Languageen angielski
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Score (nominal)15
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ScoreMinisterial score = 7.0, 02-01-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 15.0, 02-01-2020, ArticleFromJournal
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