This Master's programme focuses on the human language ability. You will study language acquisition, the structure of language and its characteristics, or language disorders.

The programme in Linguistics takes one year. You will choose one of four tracks:

  • Neurolinguistics
  • Applied Linguistics
  • European Linguistics
  • Multilingualism

Neurolinguistics focuses on the relationship between language and the brain. You will study language disorders such as aphasia, developmental language disorders and dyslexia.

The track in Applied Linguistics focuses on the process of learning and using a second language. This track is taught in English.

European Linguistics teaches you how language is constructed and what aspects can be distinguished and studied. To study this, you may choose any European language in which you have received a Bachelor's degree.

The Multilingualism Master's track is unique in combining the teaching of many societal, individual, educational, cultural and historical aspects of multilingualism with a practical, research-driven approach.

You will finish your Master's programme by writing a thesis.

Programme options

Applied Linguistics (TEFL) (track)

Unique Master's track in second language learning and teaching theories (L2).

Master's Honours Programme (honours program)

The Master's Honours Programme was developed especially for students who want to get more from their studies.

It is a programme worth 15 ECTS that is followed in addition to the standard Master's programme. It is a one-year interdisciplinary programme that is designed to introduce students to various aspects of leadership.

Study abroad

Study abroad is optional

Tuition fees

Nationality Year Fee Programme form
EU/EEA 2018-2019 €2060 full-time
EU/EEA 2018-2019 €1478 part-time
non-EU/EEA 2018-2019 €11400 full-time
non-EU/EEA 2018-2019 € 7600 part-time

Application deadlines

Type of student Deadline Start course
EU/EEA students 01 May 2018, 15 October 2018 01 September 2018, 01 February 2019
non-EU/EEA students 01 May 2018, 15 October 2018 01 September 2018, 01 February 2019

Job prospects

After graduating in Neurolinguistics you will probably find a position in rehabilitation or school counselling. In addition, it is very well possible that you may end up in the government, a consultancy or a publishing company. With a Master's track in Applied Linguistics, you are trained to develop language education methods. European Linguistics prepares you for a job in education or communication. With your track in Multilingualism, you could also become an expert on how to deal with multilingualism in education, or on how to approach language planning for governments. All four tracks allow you to apply for research positions.

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12 months
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