Germany, Munich

German-Japanese Summer Academy in German Linguistics

when 3 August 2011 - 14 August 2011
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 940

There will be 3 central course contents: Linguistic typology, syntax, and modality. The course on Linguistic Typology will focus on deictic and anaphoric techniques in Germanic versus East Asian Languages. The course on syntax will treat the left periphery of the sentences. The course on modality is devoted to epistemicity, evidentiality, and covert patterns of modality in German vs. Japanese.

Course leader

Department of German Studies, Nordic Studies, Comparative Studies, and Study of German as a Foreign Language (LMU Munich)

Target group

Advanced Master and PhD students, young scientist in relevant fields of study

Course aim

Typological insights into the nature of the morphological and syntactical structures of German and Japanese

Fee info

EUR 940: Registration and tuition fee