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Linguistics

... looks into questions such as ...

  • How does language work?
  • How do we learn languages?
  • Which differences are there between the languages of the world?
  • Which similarities do they share?
  • How can computers process natural language?
  • In the field of linguistics, there’s a lot to be discovered! Everyone who is in the least interested in language will find something to suit his or her taste here.

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  • What I enjoy most about linguistics is working out and framing hypotheses regarding linguistic phenomena.

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Linguistics, Bachelor 2 subject

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

linguistics encompasses the studies of not only individual languages, but also of the basic principles of human speech as well as the similarities between natural languages.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Computational linguistics
  • Clinical linguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Theoretical linguistics

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
good English skills
... enjoy:
the search for regularities in linguistic data
... struggle through:
formal descriptions of natural language

Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in research and academia
  • in the IT industry
  • as speech therapists
  • as language teachers
  • in the publishing industry

And else?

An internship ...

is recommended. It is done during the degree course.

Studying abroad ...

can be done voluntarily.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Anneli von Könemann
Building, Room: GB 3/149
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-28114
Email:
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Linguistik
Email:
Website Fachschaft

Profile

Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Start: Winter semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German

2-Subject Bachelor Programme: This degree programme requires a second subject.
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