LINGUIST List 30.1762

Wed Apr 24 2019

Summer Schools: The Czech Summer School of Linguistics 2019/Czech Republic

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Date: 24-Apr-2019
From: Jan Chromý <>
Subject: The Czech Summer School of Linguistics 2019/Czech Republic
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Host Institution: Charles University in Prague
Coordinating Institution: Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Dates: 09-Aug-2019 - 18-Aug-2019
Location: Kroměříž, Czech Republic

Focus: The aim of the Summer School of Linguistics is to give an opportunity to students and young researchers who are interested in language and its use to get acquainted with the range of current achievements in linguistic research. The lectures usually cover various research fields such as the first and second language acquisition, psycholinguistics, typology and language contact, corpus linguistics, sociolinguistics, phonetics, etc. The Summer School of Linguistics aims also to have an important social impact. In other words, it should be not only a place where one can get useful information of the current state of linguistics but also a place where people interested in language and its use meet, discuss various issues and possibly start to collaborate on various future projects.
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum
Special Qualifications: Anybody interested in language and its used is welcome at the Summer School of Linguistics. But since there is typically a higher number of applicants than is the capacity of the Summer School, we would like to ask you to include a short motivation letter to the application (max. 1000 characters).

The school takes place every August in a small city in the Czech Republic (2007–2015 it took place in Dačice, 2016–2017 in Litomyšl, and 2018 in Kroměříž). Lectures and workshops are mostly designed as an extensive introduction to a given topic so there is no need for prior knowledge of any of the topics. All lectures and workshops are in English (since 2014).

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                      General Linguistics
                      Language Acquisition

Tuition: 0 EUR
Tuition Explanation: There are two types of registration: (1) Registration with accommodation, (2) Registration without accommodation. Participants registered with accommodation pay only for the accommodation, participants registered without accommodation pay 500 CZK (about 19 EUR) as a participation fee.

Registration: 22-Apr-2019 to 15-May-2019
Contact Person: Jan Chromý

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
To apply for the Summer School, please fill out the form which you can find on the official website of the school. The applications are accepted starting April 22 until May 15. You will be informed about your acceptance before the end of May. In case you are accepted, you will have to pay to finish your registration (see the website). Those who are not accepted in the first round will be put on the waiting list and will be invited to register if some of the accepted applicants do not register in time.

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