Lehrstühle

English translation: Chairs

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10:22 Jan 26, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Education / Pedagogy
German term or phrase: Lehrstühle
In den 60er Jahren wurden in der Schweiz die ersten Lehrstühle für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin geschaffen.
Agius Language & Translation
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:45
English translation:Chairs
Explanation:
would be the alternative, although you would then have to make the university reference explicit:

In the 1960s, Chairs of Social and Preventative Medicine were first introduced at Swiss universities.

hope it helps
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Nicole Tata
Local time: 18:45
Grading comment
Thanks everyone. This is what I had but when I searched to double-check, I kept on coming across - 'institutions', which threw me off course a little! Thank you again.
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Summary of answers provided
4 +6Chairs
Nicole Tata
4 +5Chair
Jacqueline van der Spek
5 +3professorships
Elisabeth Ghysels
4Academic Chair(s)
stevent


  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +3
professorships


Explanation:
Greetings,

Nikolaus

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Note added at 2003-01-26 10:28:00 (GMT)
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http://www.agric-econ.uni-kiel.de/Abteilungen/agrarunternehm...

Elisabeth Ghysels
Local time: 19:45
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Eva Blanar
1 min

agree  Rowan Morrell: Better than what most dictionaries suggest!
6 mins

agree  Hans Christian von Steuber
1 day 3 hrs
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23 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
Chair


Explanation:
I would use "Chair" instead of "professorship" if meant for a UK audience

Jacqueline van der Spek
Netherlands
Local time: 19:45
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nicole Tata: Sorry, couldn't fit my comment into this box - see my answer
8 mins
  -> thank you, Nicole, also for your explanation

agree  Ted Wozniak: also applies to the US
45 mins
  -> didn't know it was used in the US too, thanks

agree  EdithK
56 mins
  -> thank you, Edith

agree  Doris Marka
1 hr
  -> thank you, Doris

agree  Teresa Reinhardt
7 hrs
  -> thank you, Teresa
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31 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
Chairs


Explanation:
would be the alternative, although you would then have to make the university reference explicit:

In the 1960s, Chairs of Social and Preventative Medicine were first introduced at Swiss universities.

hope it helps

Nicole Tata
Local time: 18:45
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 20
Grading comment
Thanks everyone. This is what I had but when I searched to double-check, I kept on coming across - 'institutions', which threw me off course a little! Thank you again.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  John Wellesly Helliwell: possibly also: In the 1960s, the first university chairs for Social and Preventive Medicine were created in Switzerland.
2 hrs

agree  Andrea Nemeth-Newhauser: For people with an academic background, chair is clear without any reference to university.
3 hrs

agree  ezbounty@aol.co: this would be the right choice
3 hrs

agree  gangels
3 hrs

agree  Teresa Reinhardt
7 hrs

agree  Nadders
7 hrs
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Academic Chair(s)


Explanation:
Over 3000 hits.

HTH

stevent
Local time: 18:45
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