The Mercator Institute for Literacy and Language Education
University of Cologne, The Rector
Albertus Magnus Platz
Phone: +49 221-470-5718
The Mercator Institute for Literacy and Language Education is an institute of the University of Cologne, initiated and funded by Stiftung Mercator.
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