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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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Department of General Linguistics
Alternate Name: Institut für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft
Program Homepage: http://ifl.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/asw.html?&L=1
Institution: Universität zu Köln
Address: Institut für Linguistik - Abt. Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft
Meister-Ekkehart-Str. 7
City: Köln
Zip/Postal Code: 50937
Country: Germany
Contact Person: Lena Wolberg

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Phone: +(49) 221 470 - 5624
Fax: +(49) 221 470 - 5947
Linguistic Subfield(s): Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Program Size: Small (1-10 students)
Program Description: General Linguistics is involved in several programs at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and is one of the possible study branches of the Linguistics Master's Course.

BA Linguistik und Phonetik
MA Linguistik - Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft
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