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Studenter på väg från tunnelbanan på Campus Frescati. Foto: Viktor Gårdsäter

Admitted to one of our courses or programmes?

Are you admitted to a course or programme at the Department of Linguistics? Congratulations! After the second Notification of Selection Results, on July 29, you will receive a welcome letter from us. Information about the registration and semester start can also be found under the heading New student on our education pages.

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.

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.

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.

Närbild av Iris-Corinna Schwarz med laptop och papper i bakgrunden. Privat foto,

Research funding from the MAW Foundation to Iris-Corinna Schwarz

Iris-Corinna Schwarz was granted SEK 4.5 million for the five-year project "Parent affect in infant-directed speech and its role in language learning (PALL)". The aim of the project is to provide a picture of how infants' language learning is affected by various socio-emotional factors.

Närbild av Krister Schönström. Privat foto.

Rita Almeida and Krister Schönström promoted to Associate Professors

The Department of Linguistics congratulates Rita Almeida and Krister Schönström who recently were promoted to Associate Professors.

Bergslandskap i Hindukushregionen. Foto: Henrik Liljegren

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.

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.

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The Phonetics lab is open with restrictions

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

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.

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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