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Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt am Main


Subjects: Linguistics,Language

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
363 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The Master Program in Linguistics is a focused study in theoretical linguistics, conducted entirely in English. This 4-semester, one-subject course builds on the foundational knowledge gained during a Bachelor's degree. It delves deeper into research-oriented studies across three key areas: syntax, semantics, and phonology. Additionally, it covers psycho- and neurolinguistics, language variation and change, and constraint-based grammar. Participants will benefit from the expertise of several institutes. The Institute of Linguistics leads the program, with significant contributions from the Institute for English & American Studies (IEAS), the Institute for Psycholinguistics and Didactics of the German Language, and the Institute for Romance Languages and Literatures. This MA program is designed to enhance your research skills and deepen your understanding of linguistics. It offers a comprehensive and specialized education, preparing you for advanced research or professional practice in the field.

Program Information

Study Location Frankfurt am Main
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 363 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
⏱️ Application Start Winter
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

CEFR No information
IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

Proof of English language skills (Niveau B2) proven by a bachelor’s degree with English as the instruction language or by standardised tests: - TOEFL (Internet based score of at least 85); or - IELTS (at least 6 in each section); or - Cambridge First, Advanced oder Proficiency (at least'Good' in each section).

Qualification Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics or a study programme from another higher education institution with similar content. The examination board decides whether the content corresponds or not. In cases of doubt, admission to the Master’s programme will depend on an entry examination that students have to pass.

Document Requirements

if you are not already enrolled at Goethe-University Frankfurt: university entrance qualification (e.g. A-Levels) Bachelor’s degree certificate if the Bachelor's degree has not yet been completed: - a transcript of records or equivalent document listing the content of the study programme and average grade proof of English language skills (Niveau B2) (see above) APS certificate for applicants from India, Vietnam and PR of China (original)

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Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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