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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Department of Linguistics
Program Homepage: http://www.linguistics.northwestern.edu/
Institution: Northwestern University
Address: 2016 Sheridan Road
City: Evanston
Zip/Postal Code: 60208-4090
State/Province: IL
Country: USA
Application Deadline: 31-December
Contact Person: Irene Sakk, Dr.

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Phone: 847-491-7020
Fax: 847-491-3770
Linguistic Subfield(s): Cognitive Science
Computational Linguistics
General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Program Size: Large (over 25 students)
Program Description: Northwestern offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs in linguistics. Graduate study leading to the PhD or MA degrees is available. Undergraduate students can major or minor in linguistics. At all levels, students are encouraged to pursue integrative research that crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries and to take advantage of insights and methods both from within linguistics and from related fields.
Available Financial Aid: Fellowships, RAships, TAships. Additional support provided through the ESL Program.
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