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Porträttfoto av Carl Börstell. Foto: Suzan Zanders

Carl Börstell promoted to Associate Professor in Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics congratulates Carl Börstell who has been promoted to Associate Professor by the Board of the Faculty of Humanities.

Kvinnlig student sitter lutad mot träd och jobbar på laptop. Foto: Jens Olof Lasthein

Teaching online and on campus at the Department of Linguistics

Due to the covid-19 outbreak, the Department of Linguistics has decided to continue with online teaching to a greater extent than usual. For more information about your course, please see your schedule.

Färgglada hus i bergsluttning, Kargil, Ladakh. Foto: Henrik Liljegren

Project about Hindu Kush languages completed

The research project Language contact and relatedness in the Hindu Kush region (2015—2020) systematically compared languages spoken in the linguistically diverse region. One tangible outcome of the project is an open online database. Henrik Liljegren(Department of Linguistics) has been the principal investigator.

Photo by Viktor Gårdsäter

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.

Photo by Johnér Bildbyrå

The Phonetics lab is open with restrictions

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

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.

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.

Foto: Niklas Björling

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