Master's Degree in Language Sciences (Language Sciences Curriculum)

Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Program Description

Master's Degree in Language Sciences (Language Sciences Curriculum)

Ca' Foscari University of Venice

This degree programme offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities.

  • - Joint Master's Degree in Linguistics (English Language) in collaboration with Otto-Friedrich University - Bamberg (Germany); Karl-Franzens Universität - Graz (Austria); Pécsi Tudomànyegyetem - Pécs (Hungary); Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 (France.)
  • - Double degree with Goethe University - Frankfurt
    At the end of this study program students can be awarded a double degree: "Master of Science in Language" (Ca' Foscari University of Venice) and "

Master of Arts in Italienstudien" (Goethe University Frankfurt).

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Link to the application procedure page

Level of qualification

Master's degree programme

Teaching Language


Access to the programme

Unlimited entry subject to assessment of minimum requirements.

Quotas for non-EU students residing abroad: 6 places, among which 1 is reserved for Chinese students residing in China, according to the Marco Polo Programme.

  • English Linguistics. Can only be accessed through selection process;
  • Double Degree «Master’s Degree in Science Languages» (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)e «Master of Arts in Italienstudien» (Goethe-Universität di Francoforte). Can only be accessed through selection process.

Admission requirements

  • A proper individual educational background and the minimum curricular requirements.
  • A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required.

Details about the assessment procedures are available in the webpage dedicated to admission requirements.

Curricula available

  • English Linguistics (Double Degree);
  • Language Sciences (fully taught in English).

Languages available

  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Czech
  • English
  • Hebrew
  • French
  • German
  • modern Greek
  • Italian Sign Language (LIS)
  • Polish
  • Portuguese and Brazilian
  • Russian
  • Serbo-Croatian
  • Spanish.

Learning Outcomes

The Master’s Degree Programme develops

  • advanced linguistic and cultural understanding of the chosen foreign language
  • ability to interact with multidisciplinary and multicultural research groups.

Students will also be able to examine in depth:

  • the historic-diachronic evolution of the chosen language linguistic tools for the analysis of obstacles to language and the linguistic acquisition in cases of deafness;
  • the formal analysis of language.

Occupational profiles

Second-cycle graduates may hold positions of high responsibility in linguistic education, international cooperation and international institutions, public utility services related to cross-cultural communication.

Access to further studies

Professional Master’s Programmes (1st level and 2nd level) and PhD programmes.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Italian

Last updated June 19, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2019
Full time
Italy - Venice, Veneto
Start date : Oct. 2019
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Oct. 2019
Italy - Venice, Veneto
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