Empirical multilingualism

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Empirical multilingualism, Master 1 subject


Degree: Master of Arts
Start: Winter semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German

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What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it is a research-oriented, cross-linguistic and cross-philological joint degree programme offered by TU Dortmund and RUB.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields

• multilingualism research
• linguistics
• empirical and experimental research methods

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
good English language skills, educational background in linguistics, an interest in in-depth training in empirical research methodologies

... enjoy:
linguistic questions, independent empirical research

... struggle through:
different approaches of
research into multilingualism and enhances them by empirical studies carried out autonomously

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects

• all philologies
• general linguistics
• psychology
• sociology
• as well as degrees with a linguistic content.
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work

• at a university or another research institution
• at educational institutions
• in positions that focus on fostering language and multilingualism
• in integration offices

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done in the 3rd semester.
Duration: 180 hours

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Kerstin Zimmermann
Building, Room: Mo & Di: FNO 01/174 oder GB 8/147; Do & Fr: TU Dortmund, EF 50, Raum 3.331
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-27621 oder 23387
Website academic advisory office

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Taking care of children or sick resp. old relatives while pursuing your degree? They don’t have to be mutually exclusive. RUB presents options of reconciling studying with family responsibilities.


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