Applied Linguistics

University of Bonn

24 months
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The Applied Linguistics programme of University of Bonn studies an interdisciplinary field of research and practice dealing with problems relating to language and communication in society, the media, organizations, business, and politics.


Students in the Applied Linguistics programme of University of Bonn are given the tools to identify problems and to work on solving them by applying linguistic theories and employing empirical and experimental methods.

The program aims at developing knowledge of the theories and methods used in intercultural communication, second language acquisition, language processing, and translation studies. Course topics include interpersonal communication, regional and social variation in language behaviour, (im)politeness across cultures, pragmatic competence, writing in a second language, and cognitive processes in translating.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Linguistics: An Overview
  • Methods in Applied Linguistics
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Language Acquisition
  • Research Trends
  • Professional Training

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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The application form for the University of Bonn.
  • A notarized copy of their B.A. certificate and diploma supplement (students still enrolled in a B.A. program at the time of application, please submit their current transcript of grades).
  • A certified copy of their high school diploma.
  • Even though the program is taught in English, you are required to show proof of your German skills in order to apply for our program.

Tuition Fee


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Applied Linguistics
University of Bonn