Clinical Linguistics - EMCL, M.A. | University of Groningen | Groningen, Netherlands
M.A. On Campus

Clinical Linguistics - EMCL

24 months
9000 EUR/year
4500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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How is language stored in the brain? What effects can brain damage have on our ability to use language? And why do some children have difficulty learning language? Find it out in this Clinical Linguistics - EMCL track at University of Groningen.


The two-year international Research Master's track in Clinical Linguistics is part of the prestigious international Erasmus Mundus programme in Clinical Linguistics, EMCL++. EMCL++ is an integrated two-year Master's programme offered jointly by a consortium of the Universities of Groningen (NL), Ghent (B) and Eastern Finland (FI) and 26 associated partners from the academic, R&D, and clinical sector, finishing with a joint Msc degree from the three institutions. 

It is a full-time interdisciplinary and transnational university programme at the Masters level, providing integrated training in neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and clinical linguistics.

Job prospects

  • The aim of the Clinical Linguistics - EMCL programme from University of Groningen is to train highly qualified and advanced students who are excellently prepared for wide employ-ability, by the unique combination of research training and an internship with an academic, R&D in neurotechnology, or clinical component. 
  • This means that we prepare the students to employment in the academic, R&D and clinical field. Importantly, the track is not meant to train students to become speech and language therapists.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Courses in Joensuu (Eastern Finland)
  • Cross-Linguistic Aspects of Aphasia
  • Developmental Language Disorders 
  • Language Testing During Awake Brain Surgery
  • Neuro Imaging and Language

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum requirement of: TOEFL 600 (paper), 250 (computer) or 100 points (internet) / IELTS of at least 7,0 / CAE of at least level C1.
  • Bachelor degree in speech and language pathology, linguistics, biomedical sciences, psychology or language impairment.
  • Students must be willing to follow part of the programme at the partner universities.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

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

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

Living costs for Groningen

750 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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