Master in Intercultural Business Communication
French language, Friulian language, linguistics
Sociolinguistics, language policies, cultures of the French speaking countries (Francophony)
In 2022, Prof. Dr. Bizjak gained a PhD in the field of languages and interculturalism: the influence of language policy on the development of Europe´s less widely spoken languages at the University of Primorska, Koper (SLO). Following his graduation in 1995 in French language and literature & English language and literature from the University of Ljubljana (SLO), he went on to gain a Scientific Masters in the field of Comparative Romance Linguistics: ´The verb as a sentence element in Friulian and French,´ in 2002 also from the University of Ljubljana.
Since 2010, he has been employed at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Primorska, Koper, as a lector of French, and since 2013, regularly as a lecturer of the French language, French as a professional language, French language in the intercultural context, contemporary cultures of French-speaking countries, translation from French into Slovenian, and sociolinguistics (at graduate and master level).
Prof. Dr. Bizjak also serves as a student tutor, runs several degree mentorships, is a member of the Senate of the Faculty of Humanities, and is in charge of students’ compulsory modules abroad.
Among his publications are 5 original scientific articles, 6 articles in scientific monographs, as well as several professional articles.