Andoni Barreña

Andoni Barreña is Professor for Basque Language at the University of Salamanca (Spain). His main research interests are in psycholinguistics, especially first language acquisition in monolingual and bilingual contexts –he himself is bilingual in Basque and Spanish-, and in the revitalization of endangered languages, especially in programs of linguistic cooperation with indigenous peoples. Since 2001 he has been collaborating with Basque organizations working in linguistic cooperation: UNESCO Chair on World Language Heritage ( and Garabide Elkartea (