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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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PhDprogram LINGUISTICS: Linguistic structure - Linguistic variation - Linguistic history
Alternate Name: doktoratsprogrammLINGUISTIK: Sprachstruktur - Sprachvariation - Sprachgeschichte
Program Homepage: http://www.linguistics-phd.uzh.ch/index1.html
Institution: Universit├Ąt Z├╝rich
Address: Plattenstrasse 54
City: Zurich
Zip/Postal Code: 8032
Country: Switzerland
Contact Person: Mathias Jenny , Dr.

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Phone: +41 44 634 35 39
Linguistic Subfield(s): General Linguistics
Program Size: Small (1-10 students)
Program Description: An M.A. degree in linguistics and a linguistic Ph.D. thesis topic are a prerequisite for a successful application to the program. The M.A. degree can be either a major or a minor in one of the following: General Linguistics, English Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, German Linguistics, Scandinavian Linguistics, Indo-European Studies, Classical Philology, Oriental Studies, Philosophy, Romance Linguistics and Slavic Linguistics. At least 30 ECTS points need to be earned in M.A. courses with a linguistic focus.
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