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Two linguistic research projects are awarded grants from The Swedish Research Council

Karolina Grzech, Henrik Bergqvist and Henrik Liljegren at the Department of Linguistics has been awarded grants for two upcoming reseach projects.

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Information for students and staff about the coronavirus

Information on the coronavirus in relation to Stockholm University's activities is updated continuously.

Elena Vera Moser, alumi, Department of Linguistics.

"I was lucky to get in"

Elena Moser from Switzerland studied the Master’s Programme in Language Science with a Specialisation in Typology and Linguistic Diversity.


Master's Courses in Cultural Evolution

The Centre for Cultural Evolution offers two new interdiciplinary courses (starting Spring 2021). The courses can be included in the Master's programme in Language Science.

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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.

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Department of Linguistics in the Mentorship programme

We participate in Stockholm University’s Mentorship programme this academic year. Join us as a mentor or mentee!

Teaching at a distance

Education online this autumn semester

Due to the Corona pandemic, our courses will be given online this fall. Exceptions are made for a few courses that will have certain elements on campus.

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The Phonetics lab is open again

We are opening with restrictions and new regulations aiming at avoiding transmission of the COVID-19 virus.

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Four researchers awarded SUBIC research grant

Four researchers of the Department of Linguistics have received time grants from Stockholm University Brain Imaging Center (SUBIC).


We study human language in its diversity

The research areas of the department represent different aspects of linguistics. Each section considers research and teaching equally important. You will find more information on what education we can offer you in our Education pages


Our research

The research areas of the Department of Linguistics are specialized in different aspects of the human language. The Department is part of Stockholm University's Profile Areas.

New publications


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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Phonetics Lab