24 months
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1474 EUR/year
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About

The goal of General Linguistics from University of Zurich is to be able to explain human language communication in all of its complexity and the variety and variability of its structures, with particular consideration given to universal and regional developments.

Overview

About General Linguistics:

  • General Linguistics has the important task of documenting languages and language systems which are in danger of disappearing for posterity. 
  • To do so, it uses its own analytical methods complemented by numerous general techniques such as experimental, computational and statistical or mathematical procedures.
  • The General Linguistics course from University of Zurich of studies provides solid basic knowledge of the various sub-sections of General Linguistics and provides an introduction to their methods and applications. 
  • The subject has an extensive interdisciplinary component.

Programme Structure

    Courses include:
  • Creation and Annotation of Linguistic Resources
  • Current Advances in Evolutionary Linguistics
  • Czech Basic Level 
  • Experiments with Speech
  • Field Methods: Elicitation Techniques
  • Fundamentals of Speech Sciences and Signal Processing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s diploma or a degree that is at least equivalent from a state-accredited university.
  • Credits for any transferred coursework must also have been acquired at a state-accredited university.
  • The degree program must last at least three years (of regular full-time study: 180 ECTS credits or equivalent workload).
  • The diploma must be state-accredited (no equivalency certificates or university-internal confirmations of the successful completion of interim sections).
  • The diploma must grant entitlement to undertake a consecutive Master’s program at a state-accredited university in the relevant country.
  • You must fulfill the requirements of the Master’s study program in question; in other words, you must have the knowledge and skills required for the Master’s study program. 
  • These requirements are set on the basis of the quality, content and scope of, and the level of skills imparted in, one or more Bachelor’s degree programs at the University of Zurich.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1474 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 737 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    1474 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 737 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • Tuition fee is 720 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

1920 - 2572 CHF /month
Living costs

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Funding

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