Pädagogium

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Pädagogium

 

in countries of Western and Central Europe from the late Middle Ages onward, a preparatory school for entrance into a university; later, a secondary-level boarding school. In certain countries, a Pädagogium was an institution for training grammar-school teachers.

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39) Sponsored by the Istituto Liszt, the Padagogium translations scheduled for distribution before the end of 2011 include an English-language version prepared by Barbara Hassell and myself; translations by other scholars into Spanish and Portuguese are underway.
In Pomerania, the sovereign urged the founding of the Landesuniversitat in Greifswald in 1539 and a Padagogium in Stettin in 1543.