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Giellagas Institute - Saami Language
Alternate Name: Giellagas Institute
Program Homepage: http://www.oulu.fi/giellagas/en/teaching/saami_language.html
Institution: University of Oulu
Address: Giellagas Institute
Box 1000
City: Oulu
Zip/Postal Code: FI-90014
Country: Finland
Contact Person: Veli-Pekka Lehtola , Prof.

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Phone: +358-8-553 3486
Fax: +358-8-553 3451
Linguistic Subfield(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Program Size: Small (1-10 students)
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