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Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"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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Department of Germanic Linguistics
Alternate Name: Institut für Germanistische Sprachwissenschaft
Program Homepage: http://www.uni-marburg.de/fb09/igs
Institution: Philipps-Universität Marburg
Address: Wilhelm-Röpke-Straße 6
City: Marburg
Zip/Postal Code: 35032
State/Province: Hesse
Country: Germany
Contact Person: Prof. Dr. Hermann Künzel , Geschäftsführender Direktor

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Phone: 06421-28-24692
Fax: 06421-28-24558
Linguistic Subfield(s): General Linguistics
Language/Language Family Specialization(s): German
Program Size: Small (1-10 students)
Program Description: M.A. German Linguistics
A program with a wide range of possibilities related to all aspects of linguistics of German. Various concentrations, including cognitive linguistics, phonetics, dialectology, historical linguistics, applied linguistics.
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