English: Key to International Studies and Barrier to Deepened Understanding?

Wilfried Hartmann
NOWIS
2016; 2 (3):
ICID: 1233810
Article type: Original article
 
 
Following a discussion of the positive and negative aspects of the use of English in exchange programs, seven hypotheses on the use of the vernacular in academia are analyzed and conclusions drawn, leading to seeing English as one, but not as the only necessary key for international understanding in the academic world.
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