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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, Master 1 subject


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

Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

many research objects may be grasped only through a combination of computational linguistics processes, psycholinguistic experiments and models of theoretical linguistics.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Theoretical Linguistics

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • his first degree in a linguistic discipline with distinctly formal focus


  • empirically grounded research methods

struggle through:

  • statistical models and tests
This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Linguistics
  • related subjects with distinctly formal focus
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?

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