Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Summer course "Toponymy: interpretation and field work"

Summer course 

Toponymy: interpretation and field work 

will be organized at USC (University of Santiago de Compostela)

by the Galician Language Institute


Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo 

Gonzalo González Hermo

8818 12809



Provide training on the scope of the place names that are not commonly offered in the curricula of university degrees, and:

  • To present the history of the place names and discern the territory of their distribution;
  • To present the implications of place names into other disciplines (geography, archeology, anthropology, literature, etc.);
  • Encourage activities of collecting place names and language standardization;

Audience to whom it is addressed

It is primarily aimed for teachers (primary and secondary education), for professionals of the linguistic normalization offices, students and graduates (especially, but not exclusively, of philology, geography and history) and the general public.


30 hours


There are three ways for the official registration: in person, online and by mail. The detailed information on each of the channels of registration can be found under:

Deadline for registration

Until July 5, 2013

General registration fee

120 euros

Reduced price (college, vocational or high school, USC workers, unemployed and pensioners): 70 euros

Insurance (required for those who do not belong to the USC): 15 euros

Oh, it's a pity that I don't command Galician language