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Admitted to one of our courses?

Newly admitted students will receive a welcome letter from us in the beginning of January. Information about registration and the semester start can also be found under the heading New student on our education pages.

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New project on hyperarticulation in infant-directed speech

Lisa Gustavsson has been granted SEK 4 millions from the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation. In the project Learning First Words: The Effect of Hyperarticulation on Infant Word-Recognition, Word-Segmentation and Word-Learning (L3WO) she will examine the impact of articulation on infants' language acquisition.

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Stockholm University researchers awarded SUBIC time-grant

Ashley Krüger and Johanna Mesch received time grants from Stockholm University Brain Imaging Center (SUBIC). SUBIC wants to congratulate them and inspire other SU researchers to apply for the next grant to be announced in the fall.

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New linguistic project examines olfactory vocabularies

Thomas Hörbergs has been awarded grants from the The Swedish Research Council for the upcoming research project ”Grundläggande lukttermer: mot en universell semantisk rymd för lukter”. The aim of the project is to show whether there is a "universal" olfactory-semantic space.

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New PhD courses with a focus on fMRI data

Stockholm University Brain Imaging Centre (SUBIC) is co-organizing two new PhD courses, starting in January 2022. The courses are planned and offered in cooperation between the Department of Linguistics, the Department of Psychology and Karolinska Institutet.

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Admission, residence permits and tuition fees

Here we list information about the admission process for international and exchange students. Answers to many questions on how the pandemic affects your studies can be found in the Q&A on the coronavirus for newly admitted students.

New publications

See all new publications from the Department of Linguistics.


Student Affairs Office

The Student Affairs Office at the Department of Linguistics is temporarily closed for visitors. Please contact us by email or phone:

Phone hours:

Tuesdays 09:00–10:00
Wednesdays 13:00–15:00
Thursdays 09:00–11:00 and 13:00–16:00

We do open up for visitors in certain cases. If you need to visit us, please send us an email to book an appointment.

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Q&A on the coronavirus for newly admitted students

This Q&A will be updated when there are new regulations and directives from the Swedish Government and when new decisions are taken by the University. Please check back regularly for updates!

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