15.3458, FYI: Faroese Summer Institute 2005/Tórshavn

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Subject: 15.3458, FYI: Faroese Summer Institute 2005/Tórshavn                                                                                                                                                                 

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Date: 06-Dec-2004
From: Caroline Heycock < C.Heycock at ed.ac.uk >
Subject: Faroese Summer Institute 2005 

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Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 13:16:39
From: Caroline Heycock < C.Heycock at ed.ac.uk >
Subject: Faroese Summer Institute 2005 

This is an announcement on behalf of the University of the Faroe Islands.

The second international Faroese Summer Institute will be held August 1st - 20th
2005, in Tórshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands. The course is open to
applicants from all countries, and is intended as an intensive and comprehensive
introduction to Faroese language and culture.

Approximately 30 students can be accepted. The participants will be taught in
two groups based on their previous knowledge of Faroese.

50 lessons of Faroese grammar and language exercises,
20 lectures on linguistic subjects, culture, society and nature. 
The lectures on culture will include oral poetry and modern literature.
2 excursions to places of historical and geographical interest.

The languages of instruction will be Faroese and English. Participants will be
provided with a certificate upon the completion of the course.

The tuition fee for the course is DKK 5000 (673 EUR). There will be additional
expenses for textbooks, travel, and personal expenses.

The deadline for application is March 1, 2005

For further information about the course, and an application form, please visit

If there are further questions about practical issues concerning the course that
are not dealt with in the web pages,  email Altjóðaskrivstovuna (The Educational
Exchange Office): ask at ask.fo

Other questions about the course can be addressed to the organiser,  Zakaris
Hansen: zakarish at setur.fo 

Linguistic Field(s): Language Description

Subject Language(s): Faroese (FAE)

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