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European Master in Lexicography (EMLex)

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

24 months
Duration
9000 EUR/year
4500 EUR/year
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About

European Master in Lexicography (EMLex) from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)  is an international Master’s degree programme (120 ECTS) that has been offered since 2009. Since 2016 the EMLex can be concluded with an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree.  

Overview

European Master in Lexicography (EMLex) from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) is an international course of studies that

  • promotes the international and interdisciplinary training of lexicographers (unique in Germany and Europe in its present structure)
  • teaches lexicographical theories on a high international level
  • includes a distinct connection to the practical application of dictionary creation
  • brings together students from different European countries.

Careers

Post-graduates will be qualified to work both as lexicographers at a publishing company and as academic lexicographers in all fields of lexicography, starting from the conception of printed and electronic dictionaries and specific lexicographical tasks through to the technical realization of lexicographical products. Besides, they will receive profound training in the theoretical field of modern lexicography, which will enable them to conduct scientific research or to work in an advisory position in the field of publishing and further education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Metalexicography

  • Modeling and representing data in digital lexicography

  • Learner lexicography

  • Dictionary planning and production

  • Lexicography and lexicology

  • Dictionaries and translation

  • Computational lexicography

  • Special field lexicography and terminology

  • Research into dictionary use

  • History of lexicography

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

Blended
  • Regular mandatory meetings

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a first academic degree with a mark above average and a special entrance examination (cf. examination regulations).
  • language requirements at least level B2.
  • competence in linguistic analysis
  • lexicographic/terminographic knowledge and experience
  • application form
  • motivation letter (2 pages max., in English or German). In the letter you should respond to the following aspects:
  • certificate of HEI degree
  • a transcript of academic records
  • a copy of your identity document

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2250 EUR per semester during 24 months.

EU/EEA students - 28 EU member states + Turkey, Macedonia, Serbia, Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland

Living costs for Erlangen

730 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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