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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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MA in General Linguistics
Program Homepage: http://www.hum.uva.nl/graduateschool
Institution: University of Amsterdam
Address: University of Amsterdam
Spuistraat 210
City: Amsterdam
Zip/Postal Code: NL-1012 VT
Country: Netherlands
Application Deadline: April 1st
Contact Person: Norval Smith , Dr

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Phone: +31-20-525-3855
Fax: +31-20-525-3021
Linguistic Subfield(s): General Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Other Program Specialties: Language Technology
Development & Pathology
Variation & Change
Sign Linguistics
Speech Technology
Theoretical Linguistics
Program Size: Medium (11-25 students)
Program Description: This one-year programme is intended for students who have a BA in General Linguistics or equivalent. The specializations are offered as thematic tracks of study, but other combinations are possible.

All classes are taught in English.
Further information about the programmes may be found at http://www.hum.uva.nl/graduateschool or requested from graduateschool-fgw@uva.nl.
Available Financial Aid: Tuition rates are competitive. Support is rarely available, unless under a bilateral agreement. For possibilities see http://www.english.uva.nl/education/object.cfm?objectID=7EC2E1F4-F69B-4E8F-A71CB8C6D22E0D36 and http://www.nuffic.nl/huygens/.
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