The English Language and Linguistics degree offered by the University of Freiburg emphasizes present-day English but includes the essential stages in the historical development of the language. The use of digitized language corpora for linguistic description plays a major role, reflecting Freiburg's position as a leading international centre in corpus-linguistic research.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- The Structure of Modern English
- Present-Day English: Regional, Social and Stylistic Variability
- Language Change and the History of English
- Discourse and Communication
- Psycholinguistics: Language Acquisition and Bilingualism
- Corpus Linguistics and Language Technology
- Theories and Schools of Thought in English Linguistics
- Language Practice
- Research Methods and Practical Experience
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A completed application form
- A certified copy of your undergraduate diploma
- A certified copy of your transcript of records outlining the contents of your undergraduate degree
- Proof of successful completion of an English language examination (if necessary)
- Two letters of recommendation from academic teaching staff (in German or English)
- A statement of intent (two to three pages, in English), in which the applicant states his or her reasons for seeking acceptance to the MA program
- A 2,500 word essay written in English on the subject of the applicant's choice, which relates to one of the English Language and Linguistics modules
- A chronological CV (two to three pages in length, written in English)
International3000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last 9 months
Check the official programme website for potential updates.