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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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D.Phil. in Linguistics
Program Homepage: http://www.ling-phil.ox.ac.uk/
Institution: University of Oxford
Address: Centre for Linguistics and Philology
Walton Street
City: Oxford
Zip/Postal Code: OX1 2HG
State/Province: Oxfordshire
Country: United Kingdom
Application Deadline: March annually
Contact Person: Faculty secretary

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Phone: +44 1865 280 400
Fax: +44 1865 280 412
Linguistic Subfield(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Other Program Specialties: Philology
Program Size: Large (over 25 students)
Program Description: The DPhil is a research degree examined by the submission of a thesis of approximately 100,000 words. No coursework is involved. A good preparation for it is our two-year MPhil degree, which includes a year of coursework and a thesis of 25,000 words.
Available Financial Aid: See http://www.ling-phil.ox.ac.uk/funding
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