Publication details [#56411]

Haberland, Hartmut and Janus Mortensen. 2012. English — the new Latin of academia? Danish universities as a case. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 216 : 175–197.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This paper claims that the motivation for the actual use of English in Danish academia completely differs from the motivation underlying the use of Latin in early Danish university history and the motivation underpinning the use of Danish in more recent history.