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Saturday, September 15, 2012

Anthropological Ling; Discourse Analysis; Socioling: PhD Student, University of Oslo, Norway

Institution/Organization: University of Oslo
Department: Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics
Science and technology studies


Two 2 PhD Research fellowship positions in sociolinguistics or related field
are available at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies,
University of Oslo. (SKO1017). More information about the Department of
Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies is available at:

The fellowships are for a period of 3 years and will be attached to the
project 'Standardising Minority Languages'. The aim of the project is to
carry out in-depth analyses of the standardisation of European Regional or
Minority Languages, expanding the focus from macro-level processes and
linguistic aspects of standardisation to include investigations of how users
relate to standardisation processes.

The successful applicants are expected to investigate the standardisation
processes related to a minority languages protected by the European
Charter for Regional or Minority Languages. Applicants are expected to
present a research project closely linked to the main project; a project
description may be downloaded:

The persons appointed will be affiliated with the Faculty's organised
research training. The academic work must result in a doctoral thesis that
will be defended at the Faculty with a view to obtaining the degree of PhD.
The persons appointed are expected to join the research group and
contribute to development of the academic environment. The appointment is
for a period of 3 years.

Applicants must hold a degree equivalent to a Norwegian Master's degree
or corresponding education in a field relevant to the proposed project (i.e.
sociolinguistics, social studies of science and technology, social
anthropology, sociology).

We are looking for strongly motivated and competent candidates, with high
academic qualifications in the relevant area of research.

For further information, please contact:

Administrative Head of Department Jan Halvor Undlien
Telephone: +47 22 85 67 47
Mobile: +47 994 25 905
Project Leader Pia Lane:


To apply on line, please visit:

Application Deadline: 15-Oct-2012

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
Pia Lane
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The way to AMINEF in Gedung Balai Pustaka

American Indonesian Exchange Foundation
Balai Pustaka Building, 6th. Floor
Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya No. 4
Jakarta 10720, Indonesia

1. The buses which goes to Senen Bus Station all of them pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. Especially which route is through Pasar Baru .

2. Bus Transjakarta, from Blok M you have to change the bus 2-3 times.
Way 1 : from Blok M change the bus in Dukuh Atas bus stop to the bus towards Pulogadung, then take a bus in Pramuka bus stop towards Ancol, this bus pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. The closest bus stop (Budi Utomo) is about 800 meters from Gedung Balai .
Way 2 : From Blok M take the bus in the Harmoni Bus Stop, the bus towards Pulogadung, get down in Senen Bus Stop and walk about 800 meters, or from this bus stop take the bus towards Ancol and get down as mentioned in way 1. About the distance, this two bus stops is about the same. (It is better if you take ojek or bajaj from this bus stop to Gedung Balai Pustaka)

3. If you take taxi with old tariff (TL=Tarif Lama) from blok M with no traffic jam is about Rp. 30.000,00.

4. From Blok M use bus Patas AC 76. Gedung Balai Pustaka is in the right side, after you pass through Depag, and say to conductor "Balai Pustaka"

5. Use a busway from Blok M towards Kota, get down in Sawah Besar bus stop. From here take a Mikrolet M12 towards Senen. After cross road Wahidin and before senen get down and cross the street.

Living Cost in Germany

Living Cost in Germany is vary from city to city, but this is th case if you stay in Aachen, Germany
Student accommodation or private sharing : 180 - 230 euros per month
Food : 10 - 12 euros per day (if eating outside)
Transport for students : free within Aachen and until Koln and Dusseldorf in regional trains)

Living Cost In Austria

Living Cost in Austria is depending on the city, for example the Capital of Austria, Vienna:
- Dormitory is about 250-400 euro per month.
- Living Cost 200-400 euro per month.
- Transportation 128 euro per 4 months (student and age < 26), or 49 euro per month (ordinary)

For visa, it has to be a letter from the University/Scholl in Austria. It takes about 2-3 months.

Where to do GMAT Test

GMAT Tests are held in Jakarta, Indonesia :
1. EEC Slipi +62-21 5320044 or +62-215323176
2. Kaplan GMAT Preparation +62-81388908450, +62-21 5211588, +62-215211701 (Information abaout this test can be asked in that number)
3. Or this number +62-213159225

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