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Language and Linguistics, Modern Greek

24 months
10693 EUR/year
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Lund University offers you a unique opportunity to pursue advanced studies in Language and Linguistics, Modern Greek program.


In the Language and Linguistics, Modern Greek program from Lund University, you will meet and study together with students from a number of different fields of specialisation. The languages of instruction are English and the language corresponding to the field of your specialisation. The Centre for Languages and Literature offers students access to the most modern resources for research and education.

Specialisation in Modern Greek

In the programme Specialisation in Modern Greek we follow the development of the Greek language from Medieval times to Modern times. The programme involves the study of literary texts from various periods of time, different varieties of the Greek language, the phenomenon of diglossia from Medieval times until today, the Greek dialects and their continuity, the influences between Greek and other European languages and the Greek language as an identity factor both in a diachronic and in a synchronic perspective. We also conduct in-depth studies of the development of Modern Greek linguistics. The specialisation consists of courses that are directly related to the core subject as well as courses that go beyond the core subject.

Career prospects

With a Master´s degree in Language and Linguistics, you are attractive for employers looking for a highly qualified individual with expert knowledge in communication in general, and in language in particular. An international MA in Language and Linguistics also provides you with the academic background you need in order to apply for doctoral studies in languages and linguistics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Compulsory courses common to all specialisations: Philosophy of Science for Linguists, Fundamental Linguistic Methods;
  • Compulsory courses for each specialisation, and a Master’s degree thesis; 
  • Elective courses, to be selected from a list available from the programme coordinator.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply between mid-October to 15 January for studies starting in the autumn semester


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree with a major in Modern Greek (corresponding to a Swedish major with 120 credits in the subject). 
  • A Bachelor degree thesis and/or other independently written academic papers within this subject. The word count for these written samples of work should be between 6000 and 8000 words in total, or longer if the BA thesis itself is longer (excluding the references and possible appendices). 
  • English 6/English Course B.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10693 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21387 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 220 000

Living costs for Lund

7428 - 11057 SEK /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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