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... 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?

Degree programmes


Linguistics, Bachelor 2 subject


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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Detailed information for international applicants

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
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Theoretical linguistics

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • good English skills


  • 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

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Dipper
Building, Room: GB 3/155
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-28114
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Linguistik
Website Fachschaft